"The fortune is in the follow up." It is so important to find simple ways to systematize customer experience so that we are truly following up where it matters. This goes for all types of businesses, even retail!Read More
This past weekend, I hosted my first conference, Rebelle Con. It feels weird to type that sentence.
I realized during this event, there are many myths circulating in my circles about what it means to be a successful business owner. These things are simply NOT TRUE and the talks from this weekend reminded me that when we find the truth, everything changes.
I am all about action. I love doing, but I recognize that in order to feel successful there are no short cuts. There is no one size fits all recommendations. And the things you think will make you feel successful, money, praise, accomplishments, most likely won’t.Read More
Let’s talk about something that I see a lot of small business owners struggle with (especially the ones that rely on client work or have staff members) and that is BOUNDARIES!Read More
I still struggle with doing too much (old habits die hard), but I no longer subscribe to the ideology that success has to be hard. I am all for doing things that encourage you to grow, taking risks, and building cool things. I am not for taking on things that cause you so much sacrifice that you miss out on all the amazing things right in front of you.Read More
“If you do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got.” Here are some of the terrifying things you are going to have to do to launch/grow/build something worthwhile:Read More
I pulled out an old notebook and started writing down two lists every day. Here's what happened...Read More
Think about test driving a car, trying a sample at the ice cream shop or grocery store, or reading very smart articles on a business coaching website. All of these things are completely free and give you a better idea of what you can expect from these products or services.Read More
Check out my interview with cofounders of Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. We sat down to talk about how they got started, long before they were introducing their beer to the public, and about their journey from two guys who loved beer to two successful business owners working on multimillion dollar expansion plans.Read More
Christine Greenberg and Jennifer Haines, the mother-daughter co-owners of Urban Set Bride open up about what it was like for Christine to take a maternity leave last summer, how operating a small business and having a baby are very similar challenges, and how they have found a way to give back to other deserving families in their community.Read More
Christine Greenberg, Jennifer Haines and I sat down to talk about what its like to balance work and family life and dove deep in to the beginnings of their business to understand the progression from side hustle to full time Wedding Boss Babe-ness.Read More
As a small business owner, how you manage your finances is critical to your success, but deciding how to prioritize spending can be a very emotional and complicated process. Here is how I decide: Is this worth the money (right now)?Read More