Dream It. Plan It. Do It.

Have you ever been around someone who constantly talks about how busy they are? There’s so much work to be done yet not much ever gets accomplished. The conversations revolve around all the things on the list instead of actually working on it. This thought process becomes a repetitive cycle of the perceived busyness versus…

5 Ways to Live Your Dreams without the Fluff

Are you a dreamer, but already grown up? I remember being a kid and dreaming about becoming a championship horseback rider. I also wanted to ride skateboards for a living. I could do a mean 180 back in the day. I was a fearless dreamer. I also became one of those young adults who didn’t…

Defining Your Success

I came across a quote from Maya Angelou about how she defined success. It was in an article that included the definition of success from millionaires and billionaires. People often equate success with money and power but these people didn’t.

Book Review: #GIRLBOSS

Are you a #GIRLBOSS? Sophia Amoruso sure is and her  New York Times bestseller shares just how she grew her business from its MySpace beginnings to a $250- million fashion retailer success story. I had never heard of Sophia Amoruso or her business Nasty Gal other than seeing her book on the “must-read” lists. We had…

Book Review: Body of Work

Job longevity is becoming more rare these days. An employee staying at a job over 5 to 10 years is almost shocking. It’s not because people are fickle, but industries cycle and positions are cut. As employees, we often get locked into tunnel thinking. Our job title becomes our identity and we can forget that we do so…

Fear, Confidence and Stuff In Between

My hubs and I worked on a relocation plan for over five years. I didn’t post too much about it because I really didn’t know if it would happen. The truth is I was feeling pretty scared about taking the leap. Excited but scared. We had many discussions about the kids, our family goals and the…

The Interviews: Being So Rad!

Meet Jasmine. She is an entrepreneur who started her baby clothing company So Rad in 2009. She offers tips and advice that not only budding entrepreneurs should hear, but also anyone who wants to start something new.  The first step you take can lead you into a life changing journey.  Thanks for joining us Jasmine!…

The Interviews: Freedom. Fulfillment. Fun!

When school is back in session, the schedule becomes very hectic and may feel out of control. That’s when Marcie Mauro can help. Marcie shares how she manages  being mom and business owner.

When the Entrepreneurial Bug Bites and So Do The Critics

Do you remember as a kid selling cookies for the Girl Scouts or Christmas ornaments for a school fundraiser? I did those things, except I sold cookies as a Brownie and miles for the walk-a-thon. I sold gift baskets for the neighbor across the street when she started a business and I even tried a…