Category Archives: Small Business Coaching

rafting the French Broad River


“You did what?!?” is usually what people say after I’ve just told them about my most recent adventure in getting miles outside of my comfort zone. See, my husband Nelson and I just spend 13 days rafting the entire

NO-gotiation How Bad Do You Want It


I was listening to a writer’s group podcast the other day and the caller was asking for advice about how to find time to write. One of the moderators (both of whom are writers) gave some really good suggestions

operator error


A couple weeks ago, I had an appointment to meet a potential new client at a coffee shop in downtown Asheville. This person and I made our appointment via email, so everything was in writing. I created the appointment

pause and ponder the sky


I just finished teaching my first two sessions created from my newest book Ponder This.  It was an exercise in pausing and pondering business and life. As participants were leaving, they told me, “This was great – very provocative!”