Enough Already! You’re Not A Stinking Island!

Enough Already! You’re Not A Stinking Island!

Are you an island? No, I don’t mean a piece of land covered in sand, littered with palm trees, in lush blue waters. I mean, are you acting like you’re an island, running your business in isolation as if it’s a lone, remote island in the middle of the Pacific?...
Can A Tomato Save Your Business?

Can A Tomato Save Your Business?

Can a tomato save your business? Say what? You heard me. Can a tomato save your business? Okay, let me back up. Recently, we’ve heard from fellow Smart Girls that they’re really struggling to take action. They have big dreams and goals. They’re super passionate about...
You’re Fired!

You’re Fired!

You’re fired. No, this is not an episode of The Apprentice, and we are most definitely not Donald Trump. But from time to time, as business owners, we’ve had to face the difficult reality that not all clients are the right fit, even if on paper they might have seemed...
I Never Saw It Coming

I Never Saw It Coming

I’ve got a confession. I’ve always been one for big revelations. I like surprises, and I love a good epiphany. Just ask my college girlfriends about all the epiphanies I had about my then boyfriend, now husband, Jeremy, in college. So, as I sat down to write this...
Books, Glitter Bombs, and Your Business

Books, Glitter Bombs, and Your Business

I love books. For those of you who know me, this will not come as a surprise, but I love a good novel. In fact, for a long time, I rarely read anything besides novels. I didn’t want to read anything work related (and rarely did) because it felt like… well, work. So,...