It Starts With You!

It Starts With You!

  Prefer to listen? We’ve got you, Smart Girl. Click on the Podcast icon and you’re golden! Christy and I had the opportunity to attend and sponsor the Sheer Impact Conference last week in Denver. As we’ve been deep in the throes and uncertainty of...
Nobody puts Baby in a Corner

Nobody puts Baby in a Corner

Rereading How Women Rise this weekend reminded me of an article I read months ago on how women are quick to apologize for things that they have no control over, or are responsible for doing. The author said, “sorry is used… well overused and once a woman says it, she...
Is There An Elephant In Your Business?

Is There An Elephant In Your Business?

Have you ever wondered where that phrase originated? No one’s totally sure, but some attribute it to a fable called The Inquisitive Man by Andreevich Krylov, written in the early 1800s in which a young man went to a museum and noticed all sorts of tiny details but...
You’re Never to Cool to Learn Something

You’re Never to Cool to Learn Something

This weekend, as I was reading How Women Rise and prepping for the blog post this week, something completely hit me and left me with one of those, “Are you kidding me?” moments. I know Jess and I have talked about the 12 habits in past tense like we’re reformed habit...
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?...
Are You Ready to Rise?

Are You Ready to Rise?

We’re kicking off April with a little personal spring cleaning and purging the 12 habits that hold women back from being their awesome selves. Each week we’ll dive in and tackle two habits from the book How Women Rise, and by May, we’ll have you on a path of...
Does Your Business Need a Power Punch?

Does Your Business Need a Power Punch?

Today I’m tackling a little word with a lot of punch. This word causes adults to spiral and spin out of control thinking about how they’ll use it, and the impact it’ll have on others, when they use it. We’re going to talk about this punchy little word, the...
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...