Last week I wanted to throw in the towel. I was frustrated, tired, and didn’t know whether I was coming or going. It would be easy to blame it on a host of different circumstances — new duties on the job, attempting to learn new tools for the business in the middle of a marketing launch, the marketing launch itself, etc., etc., etc.. But the real reason I wanted to throw in the towel is because I made choices that began to stack up against me.
Where I should have said NO I said yes…Continue
Growing up in a small town in East Texas provided me with many life lessons that are still relevant some 30 years later. One such lesson was when I attended a local revival and a Hispanic family that spoke very little English walked into this African-American church and as best as the father could, he…Continue
There are many moving parts to starting and building a successful business. As you may have already experienced, there are strategic, tactical, and emotional components that can impact your ability to navigate this world we call entrepreneurship.
In a recent study released in March 2014 and commissioned by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and Web.com, the top five immediate challenges women business owners said were most concerning to them…Continue
He was my coach over 30 years ago and today he is still my coach. The lessons he taught me on the basketball court and track field pale in comparison to the lessons he daily demonstrated in how he led his life…how he continues to lead his life.
Though I didn’t realize it at the time, his character, his integrity, his spirit of excellence and yes, even how he spoke (he never cursed, but often said “cotton pickin” and for some reason told us once to hold the basketball like we…Continue
As I was leaving the grocery store yesterday I found myself waiting for cars to go by before I pulled out into traffic. Each time I saw the lane open and it appeared to be safe to pull out a car from another lane would switch over to…Continue