One of my clients always says, “You hire for skills, but you fire for culture.” How about this: hire for skills AND culture. Read the rest of this entry »
What do you say to someone who asks for your help, but you’re not sure if they expect a favor or a contract? Read the rest of this entry »
When you are truly inspired by an endeavor, you don’t need accountability partners, reminders, or checklists — gusto is the only tool you need. As part of my KC Makers experience, I’ve gotten the opportunity to hear the stories of so many amazing women who made a difference, with or without to-do lists.
I’ve been thinking a lot about women lately.
I was selected recently to be one of three KC Makers to be featured on The Local Show, our PBS station, KCPT’s, part in a larger initiative celebrating women’s social impact. Read the rest of this entry »
Having a partner can be great when you’re a business owner, but it’s easy to become complacent, or let hotter fires prevail over your efforts to maintain a healthy partnership. Read the rest of this entry »
While I’m all over economies of scale and benefitting from others’ experience, I’m otherwise not a fan of business accelerators intent on fast-forwarding a company’s growth. Read the rest of this entry »
You REALLY wanted that client to say yes, but she’s going to hire someone else. You’re bummed into paralysis. Read the rest of this entry »