Tag Archives: business expenses

What Does Your Budget Say?

Creating and managing a budget might be one of my most favorite business activities as an owner. The boxes and lines, control and excitement, strategy and repeated actions allows my mind to “zen out”. It must be an entrepreneurs “meditation”. But it doesn’t end after building it. Taking this same system and implementing it via […]

The Truth about Santa Claus

He is real for every kid and adult. I don’t care what race, nationality or religion you are. Even when you say, ‘I don’t believe in Santa’, you do. Santa means something to us all. We have different memories of who the jolly guy may be and where he lives and what he does, but […]

Has it ever been clean?

I am surprised that we haven’t seen support groups created for those of us that have succumbed to the growing epidemic I like to call “emailaggedon.” You know who you are. While standing in the take out line you are embarrassed by how many times your phone has beeped. You have your head down checking […]

“It is MY fault?”

“How is it my fault that you can’t get it right?” I mentally ask the order taker at my favorite taco shop. It is Thursday takeout night. After a long week of school, work, night feedings, cleaning, bathing, laughing, crying, dog walking and sleeping, I allow someone else to cook for me. “One taco salad […]

Why I Hate Top 10 Lists

The dreaded top 10 list. They are everywhere I look. I think what I hate most about them is how victimized I feel after I click the link. The promises of instant gratification are alluring, yet so gutless. It would all be too easy if something could be fixed, identified or resolved in 10 quick […]

Choose Your Hat, Play Your Game

Guest Author: Judith Lerner In last month’s newsletter we laid out definitions to get you thinking about and understanding the value of the Entrepreneurial, Managerial and Technician aspects within you. Recognizing those aspects or mindsets, in yourself, and developing your ability to distinguish one from the other, takes a willingness to bring a sharp clear […]