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, Oregon, last night, and we…

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 stayed in contact, and over…

30 Women Who Mean Business Wrap Up

Back in April of 2015 I had this crazy notion that I could gather and publish 30 interviews with women business owners in 30 days and I was going to call it, wait for it, “30 Women Who Mean Business”.  At the time, I had no idea how crazy.  If…

Bossy Girls Grow up to Be Leaders

Bossy Girls Grow Up to Be Leaders

I will never forget the day Keith Carlson told me our 7th grade Home Economics teacher said I was a bossy girl. We were sitting in our assigned “kitchenette” and I became indignant. That moment could have changed me. It might have crushed my confidence. Instead, I embraced the bossy…

Why Do You Blog?

Forward:  When I started typing this article, I had no idea where it was going to take me.  Sometimes words just flow from your fingers and you can’t stop them.  My fingers just typed with a clarity of purpose I have not felt in months.   PS – I can’t…

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Couture for the Cause 2017 Model Search #MakeCancerLastSeason

I had a blast yesterday morning with Holly over at WoodlandsHits.com helping promote the 2017 Couture for the Cause Montgomery County:  A Roaring Affaire (think Great Gatsy, roaring 20s). In 2016, I had the honor of modeling in the Couture for the Cause: Moonlight in Milan fashion show.  (Scroll down…

Donny and Diamond Hunter

Showering a Mourning Family with a Card Flurry

“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” – Tennessee Williams A “Card Flurry™” is a movement and so far over a thousand people are participating.  The idea is to send a hero, or someone suffering from a great tragedy, a flurry of greeting cards filled with words of…

Glenna Griffin has a travel lifestyle

How to have a Travel Lifestyle with Glenna Griffin

Glenna Griffin is a travel consultant with WorldVentures who teaches ordinary people how to have a travel lifestyle. Note:  Glenna and I go way back.  She was one of the first women I connected with when I left my home office and started networking.  Check out our networking tips video from…