If Your Life Falls Apart, Will Your Business Survive?

If Your Life Falls Apart, Will Your Business Survive?

Something hard has happened. Illness, a death in the family, a brutal divorce—and your focus on your business wavers. This is natural, of course; a crisis will need your full attention. But what about your business? Can it survive your crisis? I don’t want to be...

Would You Pay Someone For Your Own Product?

This is where I get *real* about the three things you need to focus on in order to (finally) grow your business… As part of my forever-ongoing professional growth, I’m trying to listen to one audiobook a month. This month’s title is “The...

6 Ways to Jumpstart Your Creativity When Working Alone

One of the biggest issues I have with owning my own company is the creative isolation it creates. I have no peers and no coworkers. While my husband (who is also my business partner) is an amazing sounding board, he isn’t exactly equipped to coach me through...

The Last Known Image of Corporate Life

These are the last known photographs of “corporate” me, taken in January 2000. I needed professional headshots for press releases and speaking engagements. (For the record, the last image is my favorite.) I never used them because just a few months later I...

How to be a Productive Work-From-Home Family Business

As many family-owned businesses quickly realize, there is often an overlap between “work from home” and “family business.” Luckily, a lot of the same challenges employees and freelancers face are the same as family-owned businesses. That means...

Podcasting Roots Run Deep

I’m researching a bit of information for a Social Media Club – Philadelphia talk I’m doing (on podcasting naturally) and couldn’t remember which event I did my “Women in Podcasting” talk at. To my knowledge it’s the...