Posts in Hard Truths
Pursuit of Perfection is Killing Your Business

Many of us have a little problem, and this problem is magnified in entrepreneurs. Our drive, our ambition, our talents, they all contribute to our success. However, when you own a business and don’t just work in it, the things that contribute to our success can sometimes hinder it. Because we are our own business in many ways, we want things to be perfect—and it’s that desire for perfection that’s killing a lot of small businesses.

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What You Wear As a Female Entrepreneur Matters and Here's Why

The general idea of what a “professional” looks like has changed dramatically over the past few years. Gone are the days of power suits and other expensive clothing that you “needed” to show the world that you were serious about business. However, the hard truth is that women are still held to different standards than men in the workplace. They’re far more likely to be taken seriously if they’re dressed to play the part.

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7 Tips for Ditching the Overwhelm on Social Media

When it comes to social media, sometimes I get overwhelmed. Honestly, it’s a lot to handle! There’s a ton of work, a barrage of discourse hitting you from all sides, and the occasional tide of negativity that knocks you down. It’s perfectly valid to be bummed out or overwhelmed by your social presence, even if you’re not someone who uses social media for business purposes.

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New Year, New Me: A Reflection Not A Resolution

Dear 2018, What a beautiful conundrum you’ve been.  In your presence, I have failed in so many ways – as a mother, as a marketer, as a wife, and as a friend.  As I reflect on these failures, I do so with the understanding that these failures, though painful to admit and even harder to overcome, will serve as the foundation for my 2019.  I have learned, I have grown, and I have absolutely no regrets. For that, I am thankful.

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