Posts in New Entrepreneur
5 Practical Ways to Ensure Good Management of Your Money

Y’all know that I am a champion of aligning your gifts, skills, and passions with your professional pursuits. Specifically, I would argue that entrepreneurship or entrepreneurial thinking can position you to both explore and develop your uniqueness and contribute to the world through your work in the marketplace. However, I feel the need to make something very clear...

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Introducing the Marriage of Passion and Skill

The last decade of economic turbulence and technological shifts has transformed work expectations and norms...

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7 Practical Habits That Can Ensure Remarkable Success

Oprah Winfrey.  Arianna Huffington.  Tory Burch.  When you hear these names, what do you think?  Extreme, unattainable success?

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Do You Believe in Magic?

From the time she could talk, my now teenage daughter expressed her imagination in performances and the creation of experiences. From puppet shows to spa getaways (in her room), we never knew exactly what the “treat” of the day would be upon entering her lair.

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My Year of No...(No offense, Shondra!)

By the end of the first six months of my journey as a new entrepreneur, I was knee deep in a “To Do” list that kept growing. I felt completely out of control. For anyone, that’s a very uncomfortable place. But for me…who had mastered my previous professional life like a boss (LOL), it was unnerving!

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Finding that Sweet Spot

My father was a computer programmer, way back in the day. If you’ve seen the movie, Hidden Figures, then you may recall NASA’s introduction to the IBM mainframe. Well,…that's what I learned programming on. Not at NASA, though. By the 1970s, businesses were employing the IBM mainframes. My father worked for an international men’s apparel company where he led their computer programming division. My Day-with-Dad-at-Work days consisted of learning basic code to create novel print outs of my name in multiple variations. I think that was the System/370 days, a more advanced series from the NASA version highlighted in the movie.

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Stepping Out of the Box...In Great Shoes, Of Course!

Here's the thing...of all the billions of combinations of DNA that could align, there's only one combo that is me, that is you. And in you and me, there are extraordinary gifts and talents, coupled with purpose...I call it genius.

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