Blog2019-07-05T16:03:42-04:00

THE COURAGE TO ASK FOR MONEY

Confession: I have other businesses besides my consulting. I know... how dare I! But that's okay—many entrepreneurs wear many business hats. There's no shame in our success game! We can absolutely be authentic and present in more than one

BAD CLIENTS – WEEDING THE GARDEN

A story about bad clients: Having been a book designer for several years, I’ve worked with literally (pun intended) hundreds of authors on their books. Designing is my therapy: I love helping independent authors sell their books with nice

A BETTER WAY TO START A BLOG IN 2019

According to Jon Morrow, a noted blogging expert, now there's a new strategy to start a blog that is much faster, up to 20 times faster, than the old method – and still not well known. For clarification, here's

DEAR UNANNOUNCED VISITOR: GO AWAY

My doorbell rang. Yay! Another unannounced visitor. Of course, it startled me and threw me out of my concentration because it’s quite loud and annoying. Every time this happens, my peace is disrupted and it's like I've just been

THE IMPORTANCE OF ALONE TIME – WHY I COCOON

In 1981, Faith Popcorn, a noted futurist, controversial public speaker, and best-selling author, coined the term "cocooning". She defined this as, "The need to protect oneself from the harsh, unpredictable realities of the outside world." In other words, taking

DEALING WITH DEATH: I DON’T CRY

When a loved one dies, I have a strange way of dealing with death. Unlike everyone else it seems, I don’t have an emotional reaction. In other words, I can't cry when someone I care about passes. The tear

AGEISM IN THE WORKFORCE

The Gray Ceiling is a common phrase that defines the discrimination felt when finding a job after 50. Women seem to be the hardest hit. This group of job seekers are referred to as “The Unemployables”: too young to

FIRST-WORLD PETITE WOMAN PROBLEMS

Standing 5’ 2” on a tall day, fresh out of bed and before gravity settles my bones…ok close enough sis, shut-up!! 😂, I’m considered a petite woman by any standard. For many years I was self-conscious about it, especially as

CBD FOR ANXIETY: WHAT WORKS FOR ME

For several years I have suffered from mild anxiety, but in the last three months it had manifested into some scary physical symptoms. My Story At first, I didn’t know what was happening to me: Suddenly, my chest constricted