Blog Posts For: Friends

Don’t Let Owning A Business Wreck Your Confidence

It takes a certain amount of motivation, courage, and confidence to become an entrepreneur, solopreneur, mompreneur, or whatever-you-want-to-call-yourself-preneur. To stand up one day and declare, “I’m going ...

The Need to Bull-long

I’m mad about Maslow – the 1940’s genius psychologist Abraham Maslow, that is. Thirty years ago, my life changed significantly when I learned about his hierarchy of needs. I realized that everyone has a fun...

Subj: I don’t want to be in your chain gang

Just got yet another chain email.  So in case its true and I will vanish from not forwarding to 8 other people I treasure, perhaps blogging about it will save my soul. I am amazed similar emails how many and...

Pruning Your Life

Spring is finally showing up in New England.  The birds are coming back and flowers are beginning to bloom.  One thing that doesn’t have to wait for the thermometer is the opportunity to prune your own...

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Social media has swept the Western world and thrown it into the dustpan. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. Heck, why don’t we throw Tinder in there, too? The average person spends nearly two hours bro...

Is Anyone Actually Listening?

We know that people drift in and out of conversations and presentations. We also know most emails never get read at all or are dealt with during webinars and other multi-tasking distractions. Do you catch yourse...

Spread Confidence & Inspire #InternationalWomensDay

As women, we are constantly bombarded by confident sucking factors in our lives; from photoshopped bodies on magazines attempting to dictate our images to marketing ploys that make us feel sub-par. We even cause ...

My Own Silver Lining Playbook

I never want to be called a Pollyanna.  I don’t even really like the moniker ‘optimist’.  It all sounds fake and nauseatingly peppy to me.  I’m a New Englander and New Yorker so I naturally gravitate t...

Dying to Live Proactively

I once posted a Tweet recently from an anonymous source that read: “Obituaries would be a lot more interesting if they told you how the person died.” The tweet itself is kind of sad implying we get thrill...

Yes, I’m bitching about bitching!

Bet you know someone who is perpetually bitching about something:  their lack of money, their husband, their life, or even about you and something you do, did or didn’t do…or just maybe you are doing t...