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

Stop the Guilt!

I was in a workshop the other day, and we got on the topic of online courses or courses in general.  Have you purchased a course before?  I have.  Many of them.  I am actually in the process of creating … Read more

Garlic and Happy Thanksgiving

In Canada, Thanksgiving is supposed to be a celebration of the harvest.  An appreciation for all that that is the growing season produces.  I currently live in an area that was once known as apple country.  There are apple farms … Read more

Help! I need help!

I live in an area that was once all agriculture.  The houses have been moving in and around since we moved here.  One of my first memories was an unseasonably warm fall day.  I went outside to study for an … Read more

Sorry

Sorry – Such a little word.  But it can mean a lot.  I have heard this word a lot over the last few weeks.  We had a death in the family.  I have heard “I’m sorry for your loss” many … Read more

Celebration Time!

As entrepreneurs, we are constantly looking forward.  When we accomplish something, we quickly start looking forward again.  We don’t stop and celebrate.  This is why I build celebration into everything I do.   Do not be discouraged by the distance you … Read more

Slow down!

Life is short, Life goes fast. And what I really want to do in my life is bring something new, something beautiful and something filled with light into the world. I try to think of that every day so that … Read more

You get up at ?!

In 2019 I was changing the direction of my business.  It was a concept that my husband, a visionary, could see, but I couldn’t yet see it.  However, I planned on starting a blog.  Being the planner that I am, … Read more

Quirky?

I haven’t always been as comfortable being me.  I used to apologize for being organized.  I was embarrassed by my calendar and my lists.  I remember being ribbed endlessly by the detailed plans I created for my wedding.   Today, I … Read more

We are all a little lost

I get goosebumps when I watch those “America’s Got Talent” viral videos.  You know the ones that make you cry.  Or at least, they make ME cry.  Recently there is one that is going around, and once again, it made … Read more

Reopening and Boundaries

I sit here writing this blog optimistic that we will start to re-open soon.  The plan is in place.  The requirements are defined.  I can only hope that the government honors their plan.  On coffee dates, the conversations seem to … Read more