Snakes and Ladders

Do you play games?  Board games?  I do.   Did you know that about me?  I like many different types of games.  I play most games the same way.  I want to know the objective, how the game is scored, and … Read more

Starting from here

I’m a planner.  I am a goal setter.  I need accountability.   I hate to exercise.  Knowing this about me likely explains why I failed every time I tried to follow a self-motivated, in-home exercise plan.  I would start well but … Read more

Are we fair?

Do we treat small businesses fairly? Or Do we treat small businesses differently from big businesses?  I think we do treat small businesses differently.  I think we set our expectations much higher.  Maybe even unrealistically high.  It got me thinking … Read more

Do you feel like a fraud?

When I am on a call with potential clients, do you know what I hear over and over again?  Some version of impostor syndrome.  It can sound like this:  I didn’t go to college; I’m not as qualified.  I just … Read more

Paralyzed by Overwhelm

In my Planning workshops, I tell the story of how I brought with me a whole planning process when I joined my husband in his businesses.  I process I took from my years in Corporate.  I dragged us through a … Read more

The Map

At the end of September, I hosted another quarterly planning workshop.  The member of the workshop on their plans for the next quarter.  One of the last steps in the planning process is to move their 90-day goals and strategies … Read more

Flexibility – Lessons from the Co-Pilot Seat

Be stubborn on the long-term vision, but flexible on the details. Jeff Bezos My husband is a pilot.  We are part owners in a small plane (C-FURI).  Recently we took a four-day trip with the plane.  It was our first … Read more

The Tomato Solution

Five minutes are enough to dream a whole life, that is how relative time is. Mario Benedetti I love time management hacks, solutions, tools, and systems.  Anything that can help me work smarter and get me enjoying life is a … Read more

Turning my Monday frown upside down.

Hey, I know it’s Monday. But it’s also a new day and a new week. And in that lies a new opportunity for something special to happen. Michael Ely I work from home.  There is no location trigger to signal … Read more

The one calendar to rule them all.

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. Michael Altshuler Between my husband and I, we own three companies and have staff.  We are also landlords and caregivers.  Besides these responsibilities, I am also a … Read more

3 Habits for Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is an emotional roller coaster.  It is risky.  It can be lonely.  However, it can also be very rewarding.   It can be everything you have ever dreamed of.  Today I am sharing three habits you need to … Read more