Monday, December 28, 2015

Create Space for Intentional Rest Time

A worn out business owner will undoubtedly lead to a worn out team. As you wind down 2015, the best preparation you can make for the new year is to create space for intentional rest time to recharge and start 2016 off strong. Consider these tips as you prepare for the rush of a new calendar year.

5 Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Rest This Week [between 12/25/15 and 1/1/16]

Monday, December 14, 2015

Give Yourself a Pat on the Back

I love this piece by Tim Mullen, Co-Founder and Head of Customer Experience at JobVibe, on "You'll Never Succeed If You Don't Celebrate" because I also am a firm believer in the importance of gathering as often as possible to celebrate successes throughout the year.  Mullen says:
But before you start another year it’s time to do something you probably haven’t done for about 12 months: give yourselves a big pat on the back.
Why?  Because, he says, you deserve it.  I agree.

Read more:  You'll Never Succeed If You Don't Celebrate

Monday, December 07, 2015

3 Keys to Going Big With a Business

Julia Pimsleur (pictured), founder of early-childhood language learning company Little Pim, raised $2.1 million for her firm after pitching 35 venture capital firms, adding to $2 million in equity capital she raised in an earlier round from friends, family, and angel investors. Along the way she realized that many women would benefit from what she learned.

Here's the scoop.

Note:  Julia has also gathered what she has learned in a book, Million-Dollar Women.