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You’re Speaking My Language!

20 August

“Seek first to understand, and then to be understood.” ~Stephen Covey   Being understood is a universal need for all of us, isn’t it? If we can speak and articulate our needs, our thoughts, our desires, then we have a chance of getting those needs, thoughts, and desires met. If we don’t communicate effectively, chances […]

Get Real: When “Just” You is Just Enough

07 August

I think it’s fair to say that most of us either are now or started out as solopreneurs in our small businesses. If you’re not familiar with the term, simply put, we’re talking about a “company of one”—a company of one where YOU are the ONE. If you’ve been around MomBiz now for a while, […]

Ready, Set, Grow!

23 July

So we’ve determined YOU’RE GROWING. What next? Well, we don’t just want to grow until we split at the seams, do we? While explosive growth can be exciting momentarily, what we really want is to grow successfully—intentionally, focused, with our goals in mind. Your existing structures and systems can only take you so far, as […]

Overcoming The Fear Of Marketing

26 June

I’d say we generally understand “fear” to be a dirty, little, four-letter word.  As mompreneurs, it tends to present in our businesses looking something like this:  “I am scared I’ll look stupid” or “I don’t know how to do that” or “I’m not good enough at that yet to get paid what I want.”  These […]

What Are You Afraid Of?

16 June

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”  ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt   Cliché?  Maybe.  But I think there is something to be said for fearing the fears that frighten us into self-limiting beliefs, indecision, or inaction.  Today I want to talk to you just a little bit about our fears of marketing ourselves—selling […]

Are You Settling For Less Than You Deserve?

08 May

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” ~Maureen Dowd Let’s talk about “settling.” Okay, truthfully, how many of you tensed up a little bit when you read that just now? We all do this in life, so it’s something we need to address. Why, when […]