Tell Your Story to Sell Your Story

I was introduced to this beautiful quote was last year by one of my coworkers at Web Marketing Therapy. She sent it to me to share on our Wild Web Women Facebook page. Her timing couldn’t have been better, as I needed wise words for a client who was at a professional fork in the road, I have…

Continue reading →

5 Comments

Working Mommy Meltdown

It’s International Peace Day (every year on September 21st) and this morning I honored it by crying…in public…at my daughter’s school. Working mommy fail and meltdown. The day didn’t get off to a bad start, it was great in fact. It was a typical working mom morning, but better. I got up, got dressed, put dishes away,…

Continue reading →

6 Comments

Unplugged and Recharged

I just got back from a week-long trip to California with my family. My business and pleasure trip is summed up below PLUS my “ah-ha’s” from my time off. I cannot endorse unplugging to recharge enough! It is wonderful to be home, but wow, is it great (personally and professionally) to get away! My vocation…

Continue reading →

Creating Time for Creativity

I had coffee today with a friend. As I walked into the front door and took my first whiff of the baked goods and caffeinated happiness I was about to put in my hungry face, I was finishing an internal conversation that sounded something like this: “I don’t have time for this” “I should be using this time…

Continue reading →

Don’t Like Something? Stand Up and Change It!

“Life has no remote….get up and change it yourself!” ― Mark A. Cooper One of my dear friends is feeling overwhelmed. She is bringing work home with her, isn’t getting enough “off” time, personal priorities are taking a backseat to work and she isn’t feeling like she has reached her true professional potential. Can you…

Continue reading →

The Big Power of a Little Break

Last night after a long day of work, I was folding laundry with my daughter. I was tired and grouchy and was snippy. My daughter talks a lot and I wasn’t able to keep up with answering her questions and funneling her incredible energy while doing chores (which was the last thing I wanted to be doing after a…

Continue reading →

2 Comments

My Little Love Line

I don’t wait for observations like Valentine’s Day to give my love to the people who matter. (I do love the excuse to eat a ton of candy though!) For all of my daughter’s years of life (she is 4) I say to her multiple times per week “I love you today, and every day, in each and every…

Continue reading →

2 Comments

The Power of A Personal Mantra

personal mantra

When I did my last move, I came across a lime-green notecard with these words and teared up. These simple steps have helped me so much in life. When I was in my mid 20’s, one of my undergraduate courses at Antioch University in Santa Barbara required students to create a personal code of ethics. My learning experience yielded this…

Continue reading →

1 Comment

Know What You Want, Own What You Want

One of the biggest obstacles to getting what you want in life is knowing what you want in life. In preparation for a talk I am giving to a group of amazing women in business, I researched what it takes to reinvent or reinvigorate our lives – personally and professionally.  Being clear on what you want is the most challenging…

Continue reading →