Kandas and Shane Rodarte

Hello, It’s Me, Again

Hey there! My name is Kandas and I’m an intermittent blogger with great intentions and low expectations. I have blogged on and off for almost 2 decades now. Mostly business related because first and foremost I co-own a micro business with my husband, Shane. Shane…

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…

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