Who will you fire

Have you ever wondered how well you would do or how challenging it may be to complete a project/task somewhat like the projects that Donald Trump presents in his hit reality show, Celebrity Apprentice? I’m a loyal fan, cheerleader and advocate for the show. It has become rather apparent over many successful seasons, that I am not the only one locked in for each episode. Who wants to hear, “You’re Fired?” You’d be surprise....more

Failure is Not an Option

I knew a girl that trained for the Olympics.  She got permission to cut out early from school to spend eight hours in the gym.  Her parents were insanely rigid and no one really invited her to play dates or to have ice cream sundaes.  She couldn’t come anyway because she was training.  She was always training.  Her father died young. I always thought he bottled all the angst and misery and fear of watching his twelve-year old girl fail or turn or miss a handoff and one day he just couldn’t take it anymore.  He put a gun to his temples and blew it all away....more

Savage Joy: Training Part 1

That's me in the gold and black, in one of the happiest moments of my fighting career to date. ...more

(I only just now realized you have Miss Piggy for your avatar. Love it!)more

Hooray for the Champions

As small business owners keeping the pipeline full is an ongoing priority.  It’s taken my business partner and me years to navigate the “how to’s” of working with large companies and government departments. Our firm has obtained certification with programs like the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Encouraging Diversity Growth & Equity (EDGE), and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).   ...more