On Taking Action
taking action

I had something completely different scheduled for this week but 2020 has clearly shown us that we need to change how we interact with each other. This week (and well beyond), I’m choosing to silence the regularly scheduled broadcast to embrace a more colorful world. For businesses, we have a prime opportunity to amplify the […]

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The Comparison Game in Business: When It’s Toxic and When It’s Helpful
comparison game in business

Can the comparison game in business be both toxic and helpful? Why sure, but (like all great things), it depends on how you’re framing the question in your mind and the lens you’re using to view your competition. Allow me a few minutes to explain (it’s worth the read to save you another night of […]

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Balancing Personal and Professional Demands in Uncertain Times
parenting in uncertain times

Perhaps there’s no better time to talk about parenting in uncertain times than this. At the time of writing this post, stores are still struggling to keep up with demand, people are social distancing, and schools are closed. My hope is that you’re reading this article, rolling your eyes, and saying, “this is old news.” […]

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Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?
decision fatigue

Want to meet someone who knows about decision fatigue? Check out this woman, whose story I read a few years ago. She chose to wear the same outfit for 365 days straight. That’s right. For one year she made the conscious choice to eliminate one decision from her day by deciding in advance what to […]

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Inside the Life of a Work-From-Home Mom

Today, I’m a proud work-from-home mom with one mission: To stay sane. Laugh all you want (and you should laugh at that) but here’s the truth. My sanity means my children are happier because I’m happier. My sanity means I’m able to grow a business that puts formula in my baby’s mouth and food on […]

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Life Today: Relaunching a Blog

Friends. We’re in the last quarter of the year and it’s right about now that you’re probably starting to look back on what happened in 2018 while strategizing for 2019. And, in doing so, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably already saying, “phew, I’ve been busy!” It’s been five solid months since I published […]

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