Ready to make 2015 YOUR year in business?

Hi gorgeous! So, are you ready? Are you ready to make 2015 your year in business?If you're like me, your goal is to make 2015 the best year yet! And if you were in business last year, you know how important it is to stay on top of your books....more

Suze Orman's budget advice for entrepreneurs

OMG. To say that I was excited to get an email from Huffington Post Live asking me if I wanted to go on-air with Suze Orman is a HUGE understatement....more
TheBudgetBrainiac thank you so much for reading!! Which tip stood out the most to you?more

4 financial tools every GirlBoss should use

I don't know about you, but running a business is the toughest thing I have ever done.  Don't get me wrong, it's the most exhilarating and most rewarding aspect of my life- and I wouldn't change it for the world. But it is also the hardest thing EVER.  Mainly because I am wearing all of the hats while trying to manage my business and personal finances....more

Your stars are okay

Late last night, I got an email from a friend who runs an organization called Entreslam. It's storytelling for entrepreneurs.  She is working on a new project and asked me to contribute.  She sent me the following questions:...more

Want Your Business To Run Better - Know What Everyone Does

    It is thrilling to know that you can make your business run better if you know what every department does.   Almost everyone has heard the expression, "knowledge is power." When it comes to operating your business, this is definitely true. Take time right now to look at your business. Do you know everything it takes to make your business run from day to day? If the answer is yes, excellent....more

In Conversation With: CEO Red Shoe Movement & International speaker, Mariela Dabbah

Mariela Dabbah is the CEO and Founder of the Red Shoe Movement; Women Supporting Women for Career Success. I met Mariela in New York City when she met with her funding/business plan advisor (yes, a woman) at Grind Workspaces. Mariela believes that the worst thing that can happen is not to be prepared when your dreams come true – and being prepared as her latest venture unfolds, is clearly a priority for Mariela....more

‘Tis the Season For Seasonal Help

Do you have the pulse of your business when it comes to your workforce? There may be four quarters in a year but that doesn’t mean they all have the same staffing needs. Each year you may be faced with staff vacations, illness, maternity leave or regular upticks in business that require more hands on deck. Here are some common “high seasons” to consider:...more

learning to be okay with sucking (and letting go of the comfort of success)

So almost 6 months into the full time start-up gig and I'll have friends ask me if I miss my former life.  By that I can only mean the stable, predictable, plannable, co-worker plentiful life.  Where I knew exactly what it would take to succeed and do my job well and be considered successful and accomplished....more

The Great Staffing Company - How To Know You've Picked A Winner

There are a lot of staffing companies out there. Some of those companies do a good job and others do a great job. How do you know if you selected the right one? Here are four ways of knowing that you made the right choice:...more