3 Subtle Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Own Business

You work so hard to grow your business, but what if you were simultaneously working against it? It’s not as crazy as it seems. Many business owners make the following common mistakes that may be costing more business than you realize....more

Are Your Children Financially Secure for the Future? A MUST READ post for Moms

As mothers I think it’s fair to say we all love our kids and want the absolute best for them....more

In Conversation with Nilou Ghazizadeh, Co-Founder of Golnar Inc. and Pixameter

 In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels.Nilou Ghazizadeh, Co-Founder of Golnar Inc. and Pixameter...more

Starting a business on accident

"Packing my bags and giving the academy a rain check"...more

4 ways to overcome deadly "experience gap"

About Author: Katelyn Bourgoin is the founder of Vendeve—the world's only skills marketplace for women.Rumour has it people change their careers roughly seven times throughout their lives. Although that seems like a crazy high number, it is definitely plausible....more

Who is Your Ideal Client? (You Might Be Surprised...)

I love Aha moments... more than potatoes mashed with a pound of real butter... more than snoring puppies sleeping soft-belly up... more than baby violet crocuses punching through the last bit of spring snow.A few weeks ago I was coaching a client through some business "muck," and I asked her to write an ideal client profile....more

Tips for New Business Owners

This is a checklist for small business owners who don’t have a business degree. Other business professionals might fall out of their seat reading this because it might imply that starting a business is as simple as a checklist. This list merely skims the surface of a bottomless ocean. But let’s face it, thousands of people out there start businesses with no help, advice, guidance or business degree. So, here you go. As a small business owner, you need to have these marketing bases covered:...more

Transform Failure into Success

Imagine for a moment how differently you would feel about your life if you weren’t afraid of failing.Napolean Hill wrote that every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.Fear of failure. We’ve all been there. I know I have. It creates this frozen feeling, a paralysis that disconnects you from the flow of life....more

Words from an Entrepreneurial College student

So many people have brilliant business ideas, some that are executed and some that are not.  I’m here to tell you to risk failure and find that entrepreneurial spirit.  My name is Erica, and I’m a bored 20 year old college student who started XOXO Hint (www.xoxohint.com).  There are many logistics that go into creating a business, but if you have a passion in it, you will find it addicting. ...more