On Sunday, July 5, 2015, the U.S. Women’s Soccer team captivated a proud nation. Following the painful defeat to Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011 and a grueling four-year wait, the U.S. Women’s Soccer team came to win. The most historical game in women’s soccer proved to be a first-rate education for entrepreneurs on how to #liveyourgoals.Read More
When I began blogging in March of 2010, I was uncertain of a few things – the most prevalent was what, if anything, was of value to share. The one thing I was convinced of was my desire to support entrepreneurs in their quest to succeed. Little did I suspect an honor of this magnitude – selected at one of the Business Blogs to Watch in 2015.Read More
Everyone in business understands what it means to "miss the mark". In fact, business is fraught with failure and disappointment. Even so, it doesn't lessen the emotional, mental, physical, and/or financial impact of defeat. How does one make a solid and quick rebound following a mortifying upset?
That was the line delivered by a petite woman with big Texas hair and a matching southern drawl that brought down the house. She was right! We become like those we are surrounded by -- and it could be hurting the growth of our business.
Fear of failure is familiar territory for many small business owners. Perhaps that's why many willingly stay there. It's well-known terrain. Success, on the other hand, is uncharted land with unintended consequences we want to avoid. Because of the unfamiliar road, fear of success is rampant among small business owners.