In The Zone: The Comfort Zone

In the Zone: The Comfort Zone

Today I want to talk with you just a little bit about when being comfortable may be holding you back from being really successful.  Now it’s perfectly natural for us, as mompreneurs—women who have essentially signed up for two full time plus overtime occupations—to naturally gravitate toward what’s … [Read more...]

Sanity-Savers For Mompreneurs With Day Jobs

Sanity Savers For Mompreneurs With Day Jobs

Mom, business owner… day job?  When you’re CEO (Chief Everything Officer) of your business, sometimes this is what your startup company looks like.  But you know the old adage, “It’s hard work but somebody’s got to do it!”  So if you’re a mompreneur who is dedicated to putting your family first, … [Read more...]

F-Words Mompreneurs Love

F-words Mompreneurs Love

When you say to me wine, I already start relaxing.  When you say girls’ night out, I feel excited.  When you say taxes… But again, they’re just words, right?  And yet words can actually have a lot of power over us.  Well, today we’re going to talk about F-words.  Yes, you heard me right.  … [Read more...]

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Sheryl Sandberg

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I have been working with some other moms at my fifth-grader's school on a memory book that each of our fifth-graders will take with them when they leave elementary school and move onto middle school. One of the questions the kids are asked for this book is "Who is your hero?" Who Is Your … [Read more...]

One day of focus to Get It Done

Mom Biz Get It Done Days

Summer is no longer tomorrow... eeek... it's today. We are already experiencing the mompreneur dance of having kids home and trying to work. It's not so productive. Photo credit: jaimesoriano.net Do you have projects planned for this summer that need to get done? Not sure when you can fit it in? … [Read more...]

What Mom Biz Retreat is REALLY All About

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I just returned from hosting Mom Biz Retreat in Denver last weekend, and as usual when I experience something wonderful, I always want to share it with everyone I know.   But I've been stuck for days trying to figure out how to summarize all that happened in that powerful weekend. I … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Make Yourself Happy, Get What You Want and Stay Motivated

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In several of my online communities this week, we've been discussing how hard it can be to stay motivated when you're not meeting your goals, or when you're feeling down or in a funk. And with summer coming soon, we mom entrepreneurs need plans to help us keep focused and on track through the summer … [Read more...]

Smartphones Make Women Smarter

Life before smartphone Verizon Lara Galloway Mom Biz Coach

Metro Detroit women without a smartphone – this event is for you. Have you been resisting giving up your basic phone because smartphones seem too overwhelming? Or, are you ready to kick your basic phone to the curb but haven't had time to find the best smartphone for you? If either of those … [Read more...]

Top 10 Signs You Need a Mompreneur Getaway

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Sometimes busy mompreneurs can miss the signs that we need a break from all the chaos. Managing the homework and after-school events of our children, keeping up with the cooking and the laundry, connecting with our spouse or partner, meeting deadlines we have for client work and coming up with … [Read more...]

How do you spend your down time?

I focus a lot of my coaching and training on how to spend your time effectively as a mompreneur. Mostly, I teach you the ways to spend less time working and be more productive when you do work. A great Time Map is key for any mompreneur to manage her time, so she knows when she can work as well as … [Read more...]