3 Life Lessons from a Nazi Soldier

Yesterday, January 27th, was Holocaust Remembrance Day.  In case you didn’t learn about the Holocaust in school, here is a brief synopsis. The Holocaust was a time in recent history when a Demagogue convinced millions of people that they were racially, morally, and religiously superior…

Four Blogging Lessons from 2016

I was not as consistent a blogger in 2016 as in previous years.  Total traffic was about half that of the previous year, mostly because I only added content 8 out of 12 months. It’s alright.  I forgive myself.  I was out doing all the fun…

7 Moms Share How They Juggle Work and Family

Running a business is hard enough. Throw parenting into the mix and things can get hectic. So, I asked a group of successful mompreneurs who belong to Connecting Conroe Business Women, the networking group I facilitate, to weigh in on the big question:  HOw do…

Personality Characteristics of Effective Leaders

Today, as we have since 1983, Americans celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a national holiday.  Students and employees around the country are encouraged to offer service to their community on this, the third Monday of January. Sharing a birthday with…

Happy Birthday to Me | My One Word for 2017

Today is my 47th birthday. I am a Capricorn, born at the tail end of the Year of the Earth Rooster. Capricorn is an Earth sign.  Ganeshaspeaks.com shares that Capricorns have many positive qualities:  “Faithful, Ambitious, Self-controlled, Determined, Responsible, Sincere.” According to ChinaHighlights.com, Earth Roosters…

How to Sell without Selling

Today, I am hosting a workshop with Mark Herdering, author of Hanging Out for a Living, and learning how to grow a 100% referral based business.  How does that sound?  I will be sure to share my key take-aways next week. Mark arrived from Portland,…

Renu Agrawal Shares 3 Lessons from Failure

Renu Agrawal, founder of ReNu Your Life, LLC, is an energy healer and certified holistic health coach.  Renu is board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.  We met several years ago when she visited my Toastmasters group.  Renu only attended one meeting, but we…