Hiring: Part One

So, your business is growing? Are you beginning to feel a bit maxed out for time? Wanting to regain some semblance of a life outside of work? Maybe it snuck up on you – how busy you are. It did me, it crept right in. Riding the first wave of…

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5 Entrepreneurial Myths

You’re looking at your friend and their business. Everything seems so shiny and wonderful! You are contemplating starting your own gig. What’s it really like behind the scenes? Here are a few myths – debunked for you. Build it and they will come. Meh, sort of. Yes, you need to…

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Sanity in Your Workspace

Do you need an epiphany hack for the organizing of your desk (and by default, your life)? Does your desk look like a chaotic, overwhelming place that you want to avoid, or, a place that invites you in to a marvelous sanctuary where you can create, grow, and get shit…

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Setting the Table – Danny Meyer

Just finished reading: Setting the Table: the transforming power of hospitality in business by Danny Meyer. Many, many things resonate with me and align with my belief about the vital importance of hospitality. There was a particular word that stood out, jumped off the page actually, that I immediately worked…

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Handling Mistakes Like a Boss

We’ll all make them. If you’re in business long enough, stretching and growing, you’ll have multiple opportunities to fix mistakes. Mistakes: I affectionately called them “growth opportunities”. When we were early on in our business growth, I will never forget some words from a guest. They stung. They formed the…

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Using the Power of Story

What a difference people can make! We’re still traveling and again I am reminded of the power of people, the power of a story to sell and create an experience. We stayed in Cortona Italy for a week, enjoyed the town for a few days, and visited surrounding hill towns…

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