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What Type of Business is Best for You?

22 May

What kind of business is best for you? Are you hearing me? Do you think about this? I think we all get to a point in life and business where we need to evaluate if what we are currently doing is what we need to continue to do, or if it’s time to move on […]

Time Management Tips for Mompreneurs

19 February

If you—like I do—sometimes feel that you’re only barely managing to juggle motherhood and all the ins and outs of running a business, then it’s time to take a good, hard look at how you spend your time. Especially on the cusp of 2015, after the frenzy and chaos of the holidays, the following are […]

Define Your Ideal Client

11 February

First, let’s define ideal client: the person who most needs what you have to offer, recognizes your value, and happily pays what you’re worth, according to your terms. Seems simple enough, right? Take a moment and think about who this person is to you. What does this person need? What would make his or her […]

The Secret To Stopping The Insanity

24 October

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” ~Someone Smart   And today… the secret you’ve all been waiting for… except it’s not a secret! Today we’re talking about change. As much as I value routine, sometimes what needs to happen is you just have to change it […]

The Definition Of Insanity

14 October

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ~Albert Einstein   Sounds simple enough. Even if it’s not completely insane, I think we can all agree that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting something different is at the very least… well, not very bright, right? […]

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 […]

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 […]

Get People To Listen To You

06 April

If you’ve been around the MomBiz community at all, you probably know that I’m a huge fan of building relationships that in turn build your business.  Now a fundamental piece of relationship building is communication, which involves both clearly articulating your thoughts and the art of listening.  Being skilled in one doesn’t necessarily insure strength […]