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Still Plenty Of Time To Shop Startups!!!

This is such a fun post because it combines several components I’m very passionate about….FASHION, TECHNOLOGY, SHOPPING and ENTREPRENEURSHIP! Women 2.0 put a list together of 21 gift ideas born of female-owned startups. This is right up the Idea Mama’s alley!!!!! 21 Gift Ideas That Technology Made Possible There were several that really popped out…reallyContinue reading “Still Plenty Of Time To Shop Startups!!!”

There’s Nothing Taboo About Failure

Hi, my name is Kristen and I am a handbag junkie. In fact, I love them SO much that I spent a very large sum of money to design and sell my own. Unfortunately, though I cherished those handbags and saw them having a unique value proposition, my business never did become profitable. I reallyContinue reading “There’s Nothing Taboo About Failure”

Likes, Shares and GIVEAWAYS!!!

I just spent two days in Atlantic City at a leadership offsite where one of the resounding themes was COMMUNICATION. There were a couple of other themes floating around as well….like gambling and drinking but for purposes of this article, I’ll focus on the former. =) So, to put it very bluntly, communication can makeContinue reading “Likes, Shares and GIVEAWAYS!!!”

Stop Hounding Me With Buy Links!!!!

People want to buy but they don’t WANT TO BE SOLD! I love that quote. It’s so true. How many times do you go into a store, greeted by eager-beaver salespeople asking if they can help you find something to buy? I could never be in sales… But alas, I AM. I’m an indie author.Continue reading “Stop Hounding Me With Buy Links!!!!”

Everything Changes, For Better or Worse

I actually posted this awhile back but I caught an episode of Shark Tank and I had to find it to reblog. They say change is good.  Perhaps it is, in the long run.  But in the short-term, it is just plain scary, primarily because it forces us into the unknown. Always daunting.  Change can be exciting butContinue reading “Everything Changes, For Better or Worse”

Rejection Never Felt So Satisfying

Like all authors seeking validation by gaining acceptance to an exclusive publishing house, I submitted “Unlikely Venture” in hopes of scoring a lucrative contract and promises of making the bestseller lists.  Fortunately, like a Band-Aid being yanked from a wound, two out of the three I submitted to rejected it right away, for a varietyContinue reading “Rejection Never Felt So Satisfying”

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