Freedom

Life On Your Terms

Escape

She was trapped and needed an escape. One the outside life seemed grand: college graduate, great job, beautiful home, brilliant children, money in the bank, what a wonderful life, no one could image the abuse and dysfunction. It was horrible from the beginning. She had to do something so she...

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Press On...

Hello Family, How are you today? I hope all is well. I've been away for a while, kind of busy and somewhat disinterested. At times, no matter how much I want to press on, I can't. I love being a business owner. I enjoy all aspects of entrepreneurship, but sometimes I retreat. Perhaps I am the...

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Trust The Process

Trust the process even when you feel like throwing in the towel and giving up. Here’s what I learned: In 2005, I started my doctorate program. In 2006, I moved from California to New York. While living in New York, I flew to California about every six to eight weeks to work with my doctoral...

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Take Time

Hello Everyone, I hope today finds you well. Yesterday was a terrific day and want to take out some time to share. After several meetings about collaborating on a couple of projects, I decided to take the rest of the day to myself. I got home and relaxed. It was amazing. I did not consider...

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Low Moments...

There is nothing easy about it! It is extremely difficult and you will have long days and difficult moments. But keep going. Yes, entrepreneurship is for you! Keep taking the next right steps. Do not be deterred by the obstacles, they will come, boy will they come. But you have to keep...

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Time To Build!

You started a business and now you need help; time to build a team. But before you start building, consider the number of team members, work requirements, strengths and weaknesses, standards and expectations, setting flexibility, authentic interactions, varied incentives, and accountability. I...

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You Have To Believe!

Good morning everyone, hope all is well. So much to talk about. This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a seminar on economic empowerment; my daughters accompanied me. It was fabulous! My company was a corporate sponsor and I was able to set up a table. I spoke to so many young...

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You Are Worthy!

She's been tricked into believing entrepreneurship is not for her. She explained why going to school is a better option. She said she needs to make money right away and decided school is the best path to increase income and employability. She said she is not that good at her "hobby," but more...

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What Do You Love? What Are You Good At?

I never thought to ask. I didn't think it was important. I thought I was suppose to find a good paying job and do that until retirement. I went to college without a plan because nothing sparked my interest. Math had been one of my favorite subjects but I was not interested in taking another...

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I Didn't Know?

I'm not sure I ever considered my deepest desires. When I graduated from high school I planned to go to college, earn a degree and find a job. That's all I remember. Like many others, I was side tracked by life. Before long, I was a mother and a wife and my wants were set aside. After several...

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