The process of selling the city’s vision is more than what we think of as selling; it’s action. It’s actively and methodically moving towards small goals every day, year, and term, to one day see a dream realized. This can be done. This has been done. And for the sake of your small town, this must be done.
These days there seems to be one question small towns across the country are having to ask themselves: What happens when the Boomers retire or leave? Big question. And it not only deserves an answer but requires one—at least for those small towns that don’t want to be flooded for a reservoir in a generation... Continue Reading →
I’m lonely. Not in an existential “The world is so lonely and the barista made my latte wrong, I hate my life” lonely. More so, I miss having someone I can confide in totally. Someone who I look forward to seeing and who looks forward to my texts. I miss having “my person.” If you’re... Continue Reading →
Coming out was difficult. Ok. Obvious. I know. (And don’t worry, this is not a coming out story.) But the tough part about coming out wasn’t reconciling in my mind who I was. Rather, it was trying to figure out who I wanted to be. With most Millennials coming out around the age of 17,... Continue Reading →
If you read articles, blogs, and books on business with any level of frequency, you know there are no shortage of authors who rope you into the mindset that “Failure creates success.” I’ll support that statement, and agree that as you begin your path of business ownership, failures, big and small, will help shape your... Continue Reading →
Look, I’ll admit bookkeeping is one of the most boring and mundane areas of business ownership.Why, then, am I spending time talking to you about it? Because I want you to make it easier on you. I want you to tolerate your bookkeeping and financial record system enough that when the end of the month... Continue Reading →
I was a bossy kid. On the playground, with my brother, cousins, friends—you name the group, I was the bossy one. No, not in a “Do this now or I’m going to hit you” way, but more in a “I’m an unapologetic control freak, just listen to me and things will go well” way. I... Continue Reading →
Over the last few years, I’ve come in contact with 300-400 business owners, both in my current role and outside of my office. There’s nothing I love more than a passionate business owner; someone who is head-over-heels in love with her business and the service she is providing. Entrepreneurs who take a deeply personal interest... Continue Reading →