You Just Have to Start

I read about people who gave up their fancy corporate jobs with huge salary and annual bonus to start a business they’ve been dreaming up for years.  I see people create something out of nothing and all of a sudden they realize they are building an empire.  I’ve watched stay at home moms start blogging…

Passion Isn't Enough

I just watched this TED talk and although I found it interesting (as so many TED talks are), I do think that there is a missing piece.  Lots of people talk about passion and how that is the key to finding a successful career and/or business, but those who have thriving businesses know that passion…

Figuring It All Out

After college I started working for an advertising agency making…wait for it…$18,000 a year (jealous?). Working 12-14 hour days was such a blast (can you say sarcasm) and with all of the extra time I had on my hands I decided to host a radio show with my friend Sara.  The name?  Free for All…

Ready…Set…

GO!!  You’ve got an awesome idea…what are you waiting for? I’m writing this post as I scarf down my lunch (for those curious…I’m having scrumptious spinach turkey meatballs and salad I prepared for my awesome boyfriend last night for dinner…YUM) because I am feeling inspired. Every day I meet creative people with amazing business ideas.…

Don't Forget to Have Fun…

In your business! With all of the craziness involved with being an entrepreneur it’s important to remember to have fun even during some of the more challenging times. Hopefully you started your business because you absolutely love what you do and can’t imagine doing anything else (well, until you sell your business and then I…

It Starts With an Idea…

And that’s the easy part.  People come up with great ideas every day.  It’s the ones who actually execute on the idea that get to watch it come alive. Like many people, I’ve come up with a lot of ideas…businesses that I have wanted to start (and some that I did), initiatives that I thought…