Yearly Archives: 2015

Happy Fourth of July

July 4, 2015

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Do You Need a Mentor?

June 3, 2015

 

 

The original mentor is a character in Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. When Odysseus, King of Ithaca, went to fight in the Trojan War, he entrusted the care of his kingdom to Mentor. Mentor served as the teacher and overseer of Odysseus’s son, Telemachus.

 Merriam-Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary defines mentor as a trusted counselor or guide—a tutor or coach. Katherine Lewis, in Working Moms Advice from About.com, defines a mentor as “someone who … Read more.

Yes, You Need an Elevator Pitch

April 22, 2015

This past week I’ve seen and read several articles talking about elevator pitches/speeches and why you need one. Each of the posts had great things to say, and each gave some pointers on how to write an effective one.

I’m always up for a good challenge and decided to try my hand at writing my own elevator pitch/speech. Trust me, it isn’t as easy as it sounds. Before I even put my pitch down on … Read more.

When One Door Closes

April 14, 2015

It’s been several months since I posted in this space. A lot of things have happened to my business. Some are good, while others aren’t.

The changes have forced me to look at my business and decide what I want I really want to do, and they have made me decide what I really want to achieve. This has been hard because it forced me out of my comfort zone. On the other hand, the … Read more.

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2015

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2015!… Read more.