Signals of Change

Signals of Change

Change on the Home Front When my oldest child left for his freshman year in college several years ago, I knew things at home would be different.  I felt all the feelings you’d expect – worry, pride, worry, excitement, worry, dread, you know, the usual. What I didn’t...
Look Back to Look Forward

Look Back to Look Forward

Here we are already, at the end of January 2023.  So much has changed in the past few years, and so many of those changes have become permanent additions to our way of living and doing business.  If we think back to January 2020, I can’t imagine very many of us would...
Top Tips for Growing Your Small Business

Top Tips for Growing Your Small Business

Happy Holidays!  As we approach the end of the new year, I am giving myself a gift – the gift of time!  Starting in January, I will be sharing blog posts once a month rather than every other week.  But don’t worry, there are plenty of posts in the old archives to keep...
It’s Lonely at the Top

It’s Lonely at the Top

Note: This is an updated version of a blog post from December 2020.  Check that post out here. The pandemic changed a lot of our daily habits, and many of them haven’t come back to their pre-pandemic levels.  Business travel, for example, is increasing slowly, but...
Gratitude Attitude Year 3

Gratitude Attitude Year 3

Who helped you launch your business?  Who keeps you going as you work to constantly learn and grow as a business owner?  This Thanksgiving, it’s time to be grateful for our fellow small business owners and all those who support us in our ventures. This is my third...
We’ve always done it this way

We’ve always done it this way

The Best Pot Roast Recipe If you are a fan of pot roast, then you might want to jot this recipe down.  It’s a classic! First, get yourself a nice quality boneless beef chuck roast.  Next, cut the ends off each side of the roast.  Then, season it with salt and pepper...