How to Transition from Entrepreneur to Mompreneur

As any mom will tell you, having a kid changes everything. After they’re born, your priorities, goals, and visions do a complete about-face. And that can be tricky if you run a business. After all, being an entrepreneur is one of those all-engrossing careers. You barely have time to breathe, let alone run your kids to soccer practice. But as someone who is raising two boys and running a business, I assure you it is possible. You just have to know how to transition properly. ...more

National Lemonade Day

This year Charlie’s school participated in National Lemonade Day. The premise is that students learn about business and entrepreneurship by planning and running a lemonade stand. It was held school wide on Saturday during the Community Health Fair....more

Doing Whatever It Takes

I will never forget the words of Dr. John Maxwell during one of his presentations. He talked about what it takes to go after your dreams. He shared that after giving a speech one day a young man came up to him and said, "Dr. Maxwell, I want to do what you do. I want to get paid to speak in front of big groups of people."Dr. Maxwell smiled, looked at the bright eyed and clearly excited young man and said, "You want to do what I do, but are you willing to do everything I've done in order to get to do what I do?"...more

Entrepreneurship is Road to Women’s Equality

Women will become equal financially by starting and supporting other women’s businesses.Today we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Monday, August 26, 2013 is Women’s Equality Day in the United States.As a woman, do you feel equal?  Does your pay grade tell you that you are equal?  Or does your inability to borrow money for your business make you feel unequal?  Does the fact that you have a job which is probably only using the tip of the iceberg of your skill set make you feel unequal?...more

A Small Note On Entrepreneurship

I was inspired to write this article on pre preparation of becoming an Entrepreneur.  For the past several years I have been an Entrepreneur, I have been pretty successful.  Success not defined by money, but the projects and people I have met.  The sum of my experiences has finally led me to work on my own projects in addition to clients' projects....more

Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipAdventure is worthwhile in itself.  ~Amelia Earhart...more

Helpful Tips for Managing Money, Marriage and a Small Business

For many couples, establishing a successful small business is a dream they have that will propel them to leave the rat race behind and embrace the American Dream. Unfortunately, sometimes these visions of success and independence can be easily shattered when the bills come, and the monthly revenue the business generates is insufficient. Before panic sets in, it’s time to pause and review the situation objectively....more

Tweet Leads to $1M Investment

You see the following tweet and think to yourself, I have an idea for a start-up and need capital...Enjoy intimate cocktails with me in Miami on June 15th - $2,000 to charity. For details email: Community.investment@fly.virgin.com— richardbranson (@richardbranson)It sounds like an opportunity you have to take, but you're only 18 and can't drink legally, so you email the event coordinator and ask if there's an age limit. "No, as long as you have the $2,000, you can come."...more

Musings of a sex entrepreneur

Almost one year ago, I decided to take a big chance with my money, my time, my career, my relationship and, most irrevocable and terrifying, my personal brand.  I'd spent decades cultivating a certain image of respectability that, once I announced to my friends, family, colleagues and clients that I was starting a fantasy subscription service, I'd irrevocably draw a Mariah=sex in people's minds. Ultimately, I couldn't NOT do it, so I took a deep breath and announced to the world that I was now a sex entrepreneur....more

How To Find Your Niche

Time and time again, I find that my coaching clients are always searching themselves trying to discover how to find their niche in their market. With a plethora of competition and an even bigger arena of options…….How do you find it?I always start by telling my clients that they must first discover what makes them happy. I know that this may sound way off key, but the truth of the matter is that if you don’t first find out what you like and what stimulates your interests, you will not be able to discover where your niche begins....more