Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dethroning the Queen of Procrastination

This post was originally published on 365 Days of Startups. Ahhh..effective time management.  A life-long dream for someone like me who has spent her life on the procrastination highway.  But something happened as I traversed from my third decade to my fourth.  Was it some sort of internal alarm, genetically set by my parents’ genes?  […]

Don’t Let a Layoff Be a Let Down

Layoffs can be hard to take, personally, emotionally, and most often financially.  But instead of seeing it as a disaster, you can choose to find the opportunity within.  Today, on 365 Days of Startups I share my 4 tips on how you can change your perspective about a layoff and get moving in a new […]

Tip of the Week – Jan 19, 2011

Overcoming Obstacles There are a million different ways you could work to overcome an obstacle, but you would still be overlooking the most obvious and easy solution — adjusting your perception.  As I used to explain to the golfers I worked with, there are no obstacles unless you put them there.  What I mean by […]

Just Because You Think It Doesn’t Make It Real

When I was a child, I was in a plane crash with my family.  We all survived, but the event left a mark on me.  Thirty years later, I still engage in a mental tug of war during most flights, and become a serious white knuckler anytime there’s turbulence. Thoughts of this childhood event surfaced […]

Question of the Week – Jan 17, 2011

This week’s question is – Failure is a big part of learning to be successful in business. What was your biggest start-up mistake, and the valuable lesson you learned from it? Why should I join the discussion? Because this online forum is a great place for us to exchange ideas, learn from each other and […]

Essentials When Selecting Joint Venture Partners

A great way to expand your business is by working with joint venture partners. When building win-win partnerships, you not only have the opportunity to share a valued expert with your audience, but may also be invited to speak to theirs. But not all partnerships are created equally, and there are specific criteria you should […]

7 Essential Strategies to Preventing Overwhelm

Shortly before Christmas, I was invited to guest post for Laura Click, Founder of Blue Kite Marketing on the topic of overwhelm. In the weeks leading up to the holidays, it’s easy to load way too much on your plate, whether with social commitments or with food in a buffet line.  Starting the New Year […]