Category Archives: Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs


Yesterday, I was sorting through quite a backlog of snail mail. Lots of junk, too many credit card offers (feh!), and a bill or two. My favorite part of the mail is getting magazines. I don’t subscribe to many,


I confess: I’m a total coffee snob. It’s gotten so bad that I can’t even stomach gas station or diner-type coffee anymore. Mediocre. Drinkable, maybe. But completely not worth it. Now, I go all out. Organic, fair-trade beans. Organic


I got quite a few lively responses from Tuesday’s newsletter. And most of them were about the P.S. I shared. If you didn’t read it before, here it is: P.P.S. Recently, one of my newer readers wrote and said


Nelson and I just got home from a week’s holiday in Virginia visiting family and friends. We also drove to our favorite town in the Virginia mountains with plans to go hiking and check out the wild ponies at


So, you might have noticed the world didn’t actually end last week. I think that’s just great. And I bet you do, too. And since the world didn’t end, have you thought at all about what you’re going to


I know it and Carolina Pad knows it – beige is boring.  And uninspiring.  Really, really uninspiring. Most of the standard beige file folders last a long time – but they don’t look great doing it. You know how


My clients are smart, motivated, and driven. But more than that, they’re clear about why they’re in business – and the why includes both personal AND professional reasons. For instance, one of my long-term clients walked into our most


Seriously, I hate technology! I know it’s supposed to make our lives easier, but I find it makes things more complicated. All things in moderation. I love my label maker and it definitely servers a purpose, but perfect labels


Ok, well not MY business specifically, but definitely the services I provide. You can read the whole post by Seth here. In a nutshell, he says, “Go find a geek. Someone who understands gmail, Outlook, Excel and other basic


When deciding to use a Mobile or Virtual Assistant, one of the hardest things to do is get started! Maybe you can’t decide what to delegate. Or you don’t have any written instructions for the things you would like