25 Ted Talks Every Female Entrepreneur Should Watch

Running a business is one of the hardest things you can do. It can run you into the ground if you let it. It can leave you feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and burned out. That's why it's important to be proactive and seek inspiration and motivation. You need to watch things that challenge your viewpoint and help you grow. A great TED talk never fails to lift my spirits and leave me feeling energized and motivated! For those times when you are in need of a little push and a little motivation, here are 25  TED talks...

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Is it Urgent or Important?

How often do you ask yourself if this is important, or just urgent? Forget about just efficiency alone, are you even being effective with your use of time? 34th President, Eisenhower, was a master of productivity. And today we are going to lean on him a little. The Eisenhower matrix helps you to think about your priorities and determine which of your activities are important, and which are, frankly, distractions...

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My First Book

I racked my brain and brainstormed the hell out of this. I had lots of good ideas, but nothing that left me feeling terribly motivated. Talk about serendipitous-I just so happened to be in the middle of this #100DAYSOFCONVERSATION project! And what's the one thing I'm noticing we all have in common? We all crave real connection. We all crave genuine interaction. We all crave friendships. BINGO...

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Meet Alexa Mazzarello

I went into business for freedom - time freedom AND creative freedom. I had done a ton of academic education, and while I loved learning everything I studied, once I hit the job market, the daily structure of a 9-5 (at a desk, with no windows) really made me unhappy, and RESTLESS...

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How to Create a Morning Routine as a busy Entrepreneur

Time is one of those things that we all universally feel is lacking in our lives. But here’s the deal, there is no way to get MORE time-instead you need to be smart about the time you do have and maximize it. That brings me to your morning. I’ve talked to many successful entrepreneurs and they all advise carving out time every morning that is just for you...

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10 Books Every Creative Should Read

I'll admit it, I'm a developmental junkie. And I'm proud of that fact. I talk to a lot of women in my line of work. They come to me asking for advice with their business/life, and my first question is 'what are you doing to develop yourself?' Usually the answer is something along the lines of 'I don't have time for that,' 'My priorities are elsewhere.' Basically, NOTHING...

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