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What Makes You Feel Credible?

What Makes You Feel Credible?

It’s a great question isn’t it? Several weeks ago I was talking with someone and she asked for my recommendation on a certification she needed prior to taking the big leap and starting her business. She had just shared her big “why,” the reason she wanted to start her...
4 Steps To Overcoming The Hard

4 Steps To Overcoming The Hard

Over the last few months, Christy and I have talked to a number of women about businesses they’ve started and since abandoned, and when we ask why, the answer is always, “Running a business is really hard.”And we totally agree. People often assume it’s starting the...
No Puppy For You!

No Puppy For You!

This week I learned a huge, eye-opening lesson about creating visibility in a business. It was such a powerful lesson that I had to share it with you because I have a feeling it may be just as eye opening for you.Backstory: A family member is a dog breeder. My girls...
Summer Redefined

Summer Redefined

When I was working in public education, I would say that the best day of summer break WAS the last day of school. I knew that I had the whole summer break ahead of me.  I knew I was suddenly in control of my days and the possibilities were endless.  I got to decide...
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...