Boundaries. A Quick Morale Boost.

Boundaries. A Quick Morale Boost.

Here's to you, readers. What I hope this will do is give you a quick conversation to have in your head should you find yourself surrounded by folks pushing you to go against your intuition, your vision. Let me know if it helps. 

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Beyond Buzzwords: Mindfulness and Authenticity, Executives to Entrepreneurs

Beyond Buzzwords: Mindfulness and Authenticity, Executives to Entrepreneurs

I studied organizational design during my MBA, as part of my push to help organizations be an easier space to thrive in - to create profit and inspire people - but I also did entrepreneurial strategy, as I love the autonomy and, to eventually escape corporate spaces. As an introspective person by nature, after a few health scares, I made slowing down my goal in 2013. It's truly awakening. Like I said, though, life teaches you when you slow down to a mindful pace...

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Give the Gurus a break. They're human.

Give the Gurus a break. They're human.

I believe that you are the wisest person to talk to about yourself. I believe you should beware anyone who tells you otherwise. I remember someone being upset that a much revered influencer said, "If you can't manage your own weight, how can you manage a business?" Now, this is one of those mainstay figure-head meditation gurus who's been around forever. My natural fierce-Momma instinct (made more so now that I have an actual baby) was to write him off completely - I mean, here was this person, an embodiment of perfection, being made to feel doomed to fail because someone, who doesn't even know that person, couldn't recognize that everyone... everyone... is great at some things and not at others. So where does the guru's role end and where does your role begin?

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$1.5M CEO. Releasing our Judgements on Pricing

$1.5M CEO. Releasing our Judgements on Pricing

Internally, getting clear on what it costs to live well and stay in business helps you better appreciate why you need to raise your pricing. What happens, however, when the conversation turns outward - a prospect, a colleague, your peers? Are you equally as comfortable standing your ground with them? What happens when the pricing part of your client engagement starts?

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Pricing & Self Worth. A Quick Word to Solo Service Entrepreneurs

Pricing & Self Worth. A Quick Word to Solo Service Entrepreneurs

Be everything to everybody and you’ll be nothing for yourself.” — John Rushton We've all heard this, but after we "nod, smile and agree", for the hundredth time, how and where do we actually apply it? Let's see what it looks like in our pricing.

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