Hmm, Hypnosis or Hydration???

I have a horrible habit. I bite my cuticles when I’m stressed, which is pretty much all the time. I’ve tried everything short of hypnosis to keep my fingers out of my mouth, and only one thing works. Hydration. Enter C.O. Bigelow’s All-Purpose Rose Salve. It’s emulsified with extra-soothing rose extract to help ease irritationContinue reading “Hmm, Hypnosis or Hydration???”

Beachy…Wavy…Sexy

My hair is still recovering from the brutal winter. Highlights can only do so much to pep it up. It needs HELP in the form of PRODUCTS so I can get that sexy, beachy look without actually planting myself in the sand and getting windblown for hours. It all starts with the oil… and I’m notContinue reading “Beachy…Wavy…Sexy”

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?”

What Kind Of Mindset Should An Entrepreneur Have??

I love Quora. It’s a really cool knowledge-sharing site. You register and build up your profile with topics of interest. Then you can apply your own experience and answer users’ questions about said topics. As you build up your credibility on the site, people then come to you to answer their questions. I’ve gotten someContinue reading “What Kind Of Mindset Should An Entrepreneur Have??”

Drawing Inspiration From The Silver Screen?

I read an interesting article in Forbes today titled Four Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs To Watch. Cool picks, couple of my faves made the cut. Definitely check them out. Chris Myers has some interesting perspectives to share and I have a few of my own selections to add to the list. The Pursuit Of Happyness ChrisContinue reading “Drawing Inspiration From The Silver Screen?”

Wanna Be A Crowdfunding Success Story?

Aspiring entrepreneurs can learn so much from crowdfunding success stories. Taking advantage of websites like Kickstarter puts your brilliance on virtual display for a whole host of future customers. But if you want to command major bucks for your company, carefully consider the forthcoming pieces of advice. Incorporating them into your pitch will make yourContinue reading “Wanna Be A Crowdfunding Success Story?”

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”

Why Should I Care???

Okay. If I haven’t made this point clear in the past, let me try again. People are INUNDATED with information, 24 x 7. If yours doesn’t have the potential to minimally raise an eyebrow, KEEP IT TO YOURSELF! I’ve experienced this firsthand in my own entrepreneurial endeavors and it never ceases to amaze me how someContinue reading “Why Should I Care???”

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”

You Have Five Seconds To Impress Me…GO!

I’m long-winded by nature. If something can be stated in five words, it will take me thirty to get there. Luckily, I’ve tempered this in my writing.  But speaking…yeah, takes me a while to get to the point. So it’s no surprise that I hate the words “elevator speech.” This is the golden opportunity toContinue reading “You Have Five Seconds To Impress Me…GO!”

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