Hot Cars, Panty-Dropping Grins & A Giveaway

The trailer for “Nothing Ventured” is LIVE!!! Just so you all know, Liam Hemsworth has jumped straight to the top of my list. Prepare to swoon, ladies! And gentlemen, there’s a bit of eye candy for you as well… =) ENJOY! I know I have… Click here to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway to help meContinue reading “Hot Cars, Panty-Dropping Grins & A Giveaway”

How Do You Know You’re Ready For Launch?

We all want a big-splash launch – no matter what the offering. Who wouldn’t want mountains of accolades and recognition for a job well done? In the period leading up to your big day, the best advice I can give consists of one very important word – plan. Planning is critical to a successful launch,Continue reading “How Do You Know You’re Ready For Launch?”

Can You Be Disruptive Enough To Win $50K??

TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 is upon us. It’s time to take the party to NYC, for the bargain price of $2,995. General admission gets you access to ALL – rub elbows with up and coming entrepreneurs, hear from industry superstars, check out all the cutting edge technology…maybe party is an understatement. =) You may recognize theContinue reading “Can You Be Disruptive Enough To Win $50K??”

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”

How Do You Keep The Music Playing? How Do You Make It Last??

So you’re sitting in front of your laptop a couple of months post-launch scratching your head, thinking “What the heck should I do NOW?” Very good question. It’s one that I’m pretty sure most small business owners have. Launch week ROCKED!!! We sold a TON!!! But now? Two months later? CRICKETS. You’re still a waysContinue reading “How Do You Keep The Music Playing? How Do You Make It Last??”

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!”

Celebrate The Lifestyle, Not The Product

As a small business owner I was always challenged with finding new ways of reaching fellow handbag junkies who would buy my designs. In retrospect, I tried to boil the ocean and I didn’t reach my target at the right level. The primary goal was always to move units and recoup costs so I’d have funds toContinue reading “Celebrate The Lifestyle, Not The Product”

How Crafty Are YOU???

Attention all you crafty folks!!! I’ve come up with a brilliant business idea. Let me just preface it by saying yours truly would NEVER be the CEO but I’d absolutely be a return customer!!!!  LOL. Allow me to explain… I have three kids. Do you know what that means?  A heck of a lot ofContinue reading “How Crafty Are YOU???”

Please Brand Me Now!!!!

Branding. Argh.  Sooo challenging…and so permanent.  It needs to be just right. Identifying your “brand” is kind of like going to college, where the goal is trying to figure out what you want to do with the rest of your life.  But at eighteen, who really knows THAT? You have to pick a major but what areContinue reading “Please Brand Me Now!!!!”

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