Tag Archives: Success

Overcoming The Odds

It’s college softball tournament time and last weekend was the first round of regionals. Friday evening I tuned in to watch my alma mater, the University of Missouri (Mizzou), play their first game. They were ranked #7 and should have easily beaten Omaha – who was unranked. Well, they play the games for a reason……

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Pivot vs Shift

We talked a lot about shifting and pivoting during Covid… for obvious reasons. And I’m still hearing a lot about shifting and/or pivoting in private conversations with business owners and entrepreneurs. Especially those who have been in business for 10, 15, 20 years or more. It seems like there’s a phenomenon that happens when you…

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Second Quarter

April showers… Spring… The start of the second quarter of the year… All that! And… College Basketball’s Final 4! This is one of my most favorite times of the year. I love most sports. These days, I’m mostly watching… And I find myself more excited than usual for this years Women’s Final 4. There have…

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The Last Thursday of WHM…

It’s been fun thinking about the women who inspire me and who have impacted my life during Women’s History Month… and I still have a few more days to honor a few more specific women. Today is special because I wanted to make sure before the month ended to honor all the women who have…

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Marie Curie… A Beacon of Inspiration for Women’s History Month

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it’s crucial to pay tribute to the remarkable individuals who have left an indelible mark on the world. Among these is Marie Curie, a pioneer in science whose contributions continue to inspire generations. Her life story embodies resilience, intellect, and a relentless pursuit of knowledge, making her an inspiration for…

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Honoring Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts epitomizes the essence of strength, resilience, and grace. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it’s impossible not to acknowledge the impact she has had, not only in the realm of journalism but also as a beacon of hope and courage for women everywhere. From her early days as a sports reporter to her…

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Arianna Huffington

In honor of Women’s History Month, I’m sharing some of the women who have inspired me. From a business perspective, Arianna Huffington is one of those women. She is the co-founder of The Huffington Post and is now the founder and CEO of Thrive Global. I love what she’s doing at Thrive where her mission…

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Winding Down 2023

There are just a few days left in the year and I hope you’re not slaving over work, stressing to get those last few things done. And I hope you aren’t spending hours planning for 2024… if you’re doing that now, you’re probably already behind where you wanted to be for the new year. Many…

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Business Is Like Sports

Labor Day has come and gone… Summer is coming to an end (and it’s been a hot one). College football started. Professional football will start this week. It’s US Open Tennis time. And the end of the Women’s National Basketball Association’s regular season. (I’m sure there are more… these are just the ones I follow…

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Control…

Are you a control freak? Come on… Admit it! Most entrepreneurs are! It’s what got you to a certain level of success. And it’s what will hold you back from achieving other, bigger levels of success if you don’t give it up. Think about it… How much do you really control anyway? Control what matters,…

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