How to Gear Up for Your Busy Season

It pains me to admit that my favorite season, summer, is coming to a close. As we look toward September and beyond, this can often appear to be a black hole of project deadlines, obligations and even more juggling of family activities. Somehow we need all of these things to fit into the same 24 … Continue reading How to Gear Up for Your Busy Season

How to Ease the Transition to Working from Home (Guest Blog by Sarah Pike)

The following guest post comes to us from Sarah Pike, a Community Outreach Coordinator for BusinessBee, an innovative and resourceful company that helps small companies successfully manage and grow their businesses. Sarah is also a college writing instructor. Be sure to visit her author's bio below to learn more and to connect! ———————————————————————————————— How to Ease the Transition to Working from Home The … Continue reading How to Ease the Transition to Working from Home (Guest Blog by Sarah Pike)

Twas the Week of Christmas…

Twas the Week of Christmas (It's become an annual blog tradition...a fun twist on a familiar favorite!) Twas the week of Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was turned on, not even a mouse. Their cords were wrapped up in the corner with care, in hopes that I had strength to leave them there. … Continue reading Twas the Week of Christmas…

Have You Fallen Into the Deadly Trap of Time Management?

We devote so much time and energy to improving our time management. There are websites, blogs, educational programs and entire shelves in bookstores dedicated to this very topic. After all, time management is the “holy grail” of happiness and success, right? We think it’s what allows us to do it all and do it well, … Continue reading Have You Fallen Into the Deadly Trap of Time Management?

Why We Need Rainy Days

It has been a gorgeous summer in Pennsylvania. After a long and cold winter, we have earned these warm and sunny days – and there have been many! A couple of weeks ago I had some (rare) free time during a Sunday afternoon. My first instinct was to find something to do outside that would … Continue reading Why We Need Rainy Days

Twas Two Days Before Christmas…

Twas Two Days Before Christmas (A fun twist on a familiar favorite) Twas two days before Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was turned on, not even a mouse. Their cords were wrapped up in the corner with care, in hopes that I had strength to leave them there. Miss Pinot was … Continue reading Twas Two Days Before Christmas…

The Most Dangerous Risk of All

Entrepreneurs are often given the credit for being the risk-takers. We are the ones pictured as taking the leap of faith and throwing our careers and concerns for stability aside to begin something all our own. While there is a great reward in store for those who make it to the other side, this comes … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Risk of All

Twas The Day Before Christmas…

Twas The Day Before Christmas (As retold by an entrepreneur) Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was turned on, not even a mouse. Their cords were wrapped up in the corner with care, in hopes that I had strength to leave them there. Miss Pinot was nestled all … Continue reading Twas The Day Before Christmas…

The Two-Day Truce: Reclaiming Respect for the Weekend

I can’t be the only one to confess that my blood pressure raises and eyes dilate when I hear the all too familiar “Ding!” of my phone when a new email comes in. I’m like one of Ivan Pavlov’s dogs, except instead of salivating, I’m overcome with the urge to immediately check my phone and … Continue reading The Two-Day Truce: Reclaiming Respect for the Weekend

Finding a New Perspective at 13,000 Feet

Not much in life shocks or scares me anymore. I’m not an adrenaline junkie or immune to fear, but I just haven’t experienced much in my daily life lately that has gotten my heart racing. I began to question whether I was apathetic to life or just not pushing myself outside of my comfort zone, … Continue reading Finding a New Perspective at 13,000 Feet