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Spreading The Seed

I love spinning tales of romance in the Silicon Valley setting. I’m told I seriously over-glamorize the lifestyles of my heroes and heroines but whatever. I write FICTION so isn’t that kind of a requirement? I mean, I have to keep things interesting. right? WINK, WINK As an entrepreneur, I am fascinated with goings-on in the Valley.Continue reading “Spreading The Seed”

Time To Bust Outta That Box!!!

You’re a startup entrepreneur. By nature, that makes you an idea generator. It also probably means you’re operating on a shoestring budget. So you have to wear multiple hats – innovator, marketer, developer, designer – and figure out how to get your offerings to market in an expedient and cost-efficient way. Not an easy task…but you’veContinue reading “Time To Bust Outta That Box!!!”

Do You Fail Well?

Happy Friday everyone! Here’s a question to all you self-proclaimed entrepreneurs out there – How long does it take you to get back on the proverbial horse once you’ve been bucked?? Check out this great little clip from Barbara Corcoran on the secret to handling rejection. It’s not about how many times you fall, it’sContinue reading “Do You Fail Well?”

Stash Your Phone And Enjoy The Moment!

Back in December, I wrote a post about product offerings from some super-cool female-run startups. Hubby took note of my list and proceeded to get me some of them for Christmas. I’m happy to report that one is being crafted as I type. Meet Ringly, the cocktail ring that will keep you connected with an app.Continue reading “Stash Your Phone And Enjoy The Moment!”

Obsessing About Mr. Wonderful

I’m giggling because I’m mildly obsessed with Mr. Wonderful these days. Anyone who’s read my blog recently can attest to that. Could it be because he kinda reminds me of Paul Emerson, ruthless and calculating CEO of Blue Coat Capital? Check out my novel Unlikely Venture if you’re curious!!! I found this video on YouTube…first ofContinue reading “Obsessing About Mr. Wonderful”

Women Make Better CEOs…Just Ask Mr. Wonderful

Women make better CEOs. At least they do to Kevin O’Leary, the shrewd and calculating entrepreneur of ABC’s Shark Tank. But this isn’t conjecture; he’s got numbers to prove it. According to Mr. Wonderful, female-run companies offer him greater returns on his investments and quicker exits. “If I want high returns with low volatility, that equals a woman.” You heard itContinue reading “Women Make Better CEOs…Just Ask Mr. Wonderful”

Go Big Or Go Home?

Boiling the ocean. So cliché. We hear those words all the time in corporate America. It basically means you are trying to do way too much within a given endeavor/timeframe. Usually, those projects end up failing because you didn’t focus your efforts on the goal at hand and you let things get way out ofContinue reading “Go Big Or Go Home?”

Of Course I Want You To Stroke Me…Er, My Ego

If you’re an entrepreneur, you need to have a thick skin. You’ll come into contact with plenty of naysayers who will try to blast your ideas to smithereens. Don’t let them break your stride. LOL. I’m totally dating myself by making that reference… One night, Hubby and I had dinner with a dear friend ofContinue reading “Of Course I Want You To Stroke Me…Er, My Ego”

Want To Digitize Your Closet? There’s An App For That!

I am a self-proclaimed fashionista. Clothes-horse, shoe-whore, handbag junkie…you name it, I’m all over it. But sometimes having all the components makes assembling the perfect outfit even more difficult. Like, where the heck do you find time to sift through everything and put it all together so it looks effortlessly chic???? Ahhh, luckily for me,Continue reading “Want To Digitize Your Closet? There’s An App For That!”

If You’re A Mom Who Loves Red Wine, This Is For YOU!

Let’s face facts. Kids make a freaking mess. How many times have I had my little ones eat in their underwear so they don’t destroy their outfits? Whoa, too many times to count. You’d THINK they would eat over the table…I only scream out the request about fifty times a day! But, fortunately for meContinue reading “If You’re A Mom Who Loves Red Wine, This Is For YOU!”

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