Easy, free planning tools to help you get the year you want

What we see depends mainly on what we look for. ~ John Lubbock Where I work & play, this time of year the daylight hours are short, the wind blows strong & the rain falls frequently (interspersed with the odd snowfall that brings the city to a standstill).  It’s a time made for glancing back […]

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Business lessons from coffeemeister George Moen of Blenz

George Moen, the President of Blenz, recently spoke to a group I belong to, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-series program, and as I chuckled through his engaging presentation, I learned these four lessons about business. 1. Look to your roots When George was a wee lad of 11 he managed to get a gaggle […]

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The road to success may be under construction but you should always be the site foreman

Danielle Wilson, the smart and savvy President and Founder of Sweet Peanut Clothing Company suggests “we should know what our picture of success looks like.  We should know what we want and then build a picture of what that looks like.” I really tuned in when she walked her talk by relating how she’d turned […]

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When scales don’t tell the truth- how do you judge success?

I’m graduating from the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-series program soon and the other day I tried on a dress that I want to wear to the party.  I was trying it on because it was too big and I needed to have it measured to take in. That was my first shocker.  It fit.  […]

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Business Strategy & Lizards

I have been participating in the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-Series program since January.  It’s like a mini-MBA for women business owners.  It kicks business butt.  We’ve heard a variety of speakers on a variety of topics (see below for a listing with links). What’s been a common challenge however is to find time to […]

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My extended quirky to do list part 6 – my to done’s

My last 5 posts describe an extended, quirky to-do list tool that I use in my corporate training (click here to download a copy for you to use).  It has 5 parts: (I love that out of the 5 categories only two are about adding things.  Can we collectively breath a sigh of relief?) – […]

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