Have you entered the cultural training & development contest yet and grabbed a chance of winning a free Life Lenses® assessment? No? What are you waiting for - deadline is June 15th. ******************* A while ago I attended the Forum for Women Entrepreneur's annual Gala, a great bash for … [Read more...] about Do you know the fancy, official wine term 'DNPIM'? aka a great T&D hook
White Hot Truth with Danielle LaPorte
On the eve of launching her new Firestarter Session e-book I sat down with good friend and colleague Danielle LaPorte, of White Hot Truth fame to interview her. Hang onto your fire poker and as we go with the Q &A. Q: For those who aren't already in the know, who are you and what do you do … [Read more...] about White Hot Truth with Danielle LaPorte
Business lessons from coffeemeister George Moen of Blenz
George Moen, the President of Blenz, recently spoke to a group I belong to, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-series program, and as I chuckled through his engaging presentation, I learned these four lessons about business. 1. Look to your roots When George was a wee lad of 11 he managed to get … [Read more...] about Business lessons from coffeemeister George Moen of Blenz
The road to success may be under construction but you should always be the site foreman
Danielle Wilson, the smart and savvy President and Founder of Sweet Peanut Clothing Company suggests "we should know what our picture of success looks like. We should know what we want and then build a picture of what that looks like." I really tuned in when she walked her talk by relating how … [Read more...] about The road to success may be under construction but you should always be the site foreman
When scales don't tell the truth- how do you judge success?
I'm graduating from the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-series program soon and the other day I tried on a dress that I want to wear to the party. I was trying it on because it was too big and I needed to have it measured to take in. That was my first shocker. It fit. Well. My second shocker … [Read more...] about When scales don't tell the truth- how do you judge success?
Business Strategy & Lizards
I have been participating in the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs E-Series program since January. It's like a mini-MBA for women business owners. It kicks business butt. We've heard a variety of speakers on a variety of topics (see below for a listing with links). What's been a common challenge … [Read more...] about Business Strategy & Lizards
Weight loss and business lessons
Today I'm celebrating my two year anniversary of having lost 30 pounds. I learned a lot during my weight loss journey. Mostly I learned it's about common sense prevailing over wishful thinking, reducing the power I have to delude myself and accepting some givens without excuses. I also learned … [Read more...] about Weight loss and business lessons
My extended quirky to do list part 7 – to'odle
My last 6 posts describe an extended, quirky to-do list tool that I use in my corporate training (click here to download a copy for you to use). It has 5 parts: - to do, to continue doing, to stop doing, to not do, to done (no, the last one's not a typo) (here's a description of each) I thought … [Read more...] about My extended quirky to do list part 7 – to'odle