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Who Runs Who? You or Your Business?

My neighbor has a very hyper-active dog. When they first began to try to take it for walks, I often wondered who was walking who. It took some time before they were able to change the dynamic of being the ones who lead the walk, and not the other...

It's not the dates, it's the dash.

This past week I attended the funeral of one of my husband's aunts. I had only met "Aunt Kay" a few times, but each time I did she knew my name, my children's names, and was one of the most welcoming people I have ever met.

During her service,...

Selling as an Entrepreneur is Different

I was once on a call with a marketing agency owner... let’s call her Linda. On this call, I discovered that she was successful in company sales as an inside rep. She was a well trained and successful sales person previously, with a well-known...

The Mental Impact of Entrepreneurship

There is a chapter of ‘Ingagements’ that I am not sure I should write, or want to write, but if I listen to my gut, I have to write. I'm thinking of making it the first chapter of the book and calling it, “Get your head examined.”

The mental toll...

Why Business Growth and Why Now?

I recently took part in an executive forum with other business owners who were discussing their business growth challenges and how to overcome them. As the chairperson of the group, Don Battis shared with us how being the guy, or gal, who is...

What if you had everything you needed to succeed?

Earlier this month I made my first trip to Seattle, WA for my first Sales Shebang event. I really wasn't sure what to expect, but I was looking forward to spending a few days with other successful women in sales. It marked a decided turning point...

How to Do Less Work But Earn More As an Entrepreneur

One man's work is another man's party.

The topic of discussion from last week's live Inbound Networker's group meeting seems like an ageless question, and one that I think is completely subjective. For some, work is those things that they have to...

Managing the Clock of Your Business Growth

What entrepreneurs can learn about time management from a Super Bowl loss.

Sometimes I ask my husband to review my blog posts. If it makes sense to him, then I've done my job. But this is one post I am hoping he doesn't actually read. When the...

Entrepreneurs Can't Run from These Business Growth Lessons

What doing too much, too fast, can really cost you.

Sometimes when we see and understand what we want, anything that slows us down from getting there can be seen as an obstacle. Assuming that the things that are holding you back are bad and...

Why do you learn (as an entrepreneur)?

I heard this question on a Hubspot Academy webinar from Nick Sal. He asked a really great question to the group, and most answered with something that they were hoping to learn from the webinar that would help them to get more leads to grow their...