FOCUS!!!! And Then Drink To Your Success

I came across a quote from Lori Greiner the other day and it is flipping brilliant. For those of you who don’t know who she is, if you’re an entrepreneur, Google her. Like, right NOW. She’s the reigning “Queen of QVC” and one of the stars of NBC’s “Shark Tank” – the one they referContinue reading “FOCUS!!!! And Then Drink To Your Success”

What Does Success Look Like???

The unknown is daunting.  Even extensive planning can’t always prepare you for challenges you may face in your entrepreneurial endeavors. Sometimes you just need to trust in yourself and be confident in your abilities. Obstacles may seem insurmountable at first glance but if you are dedicated to your efforts, you WILL work through them. MyContinue reading “What Does Success Look Like???”

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”

I Want A New Drug

Some people say you should write what you know. It makes sense, doesn’t it? After all, you can deliver a more compelling story if you’re familiar with the subject. My editor told me from day one to expand out of my comfort zone and do just the opposite. When I wrote Unlikely Venture, I hadContinue reading “I Want A New Drug”

See A Need, Fill A Need

Yes, I stole the title from the movie “Robots.”  But I just credited them, so we’re good.  It’s a powerful statement, one that begs a question… Are people going to pay for your idea or service? This is the very first question you need to ask yourself as an entrepreneur.  And answer it honestly becauseContinue reading “See A Need, Fill A Need”

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