It has taken me 14 months to finally take stock of what took place in my business. As with many owners, 2020 did not deliver the outcomes I was expecting.
The idea of re-living those disappointments felt so painful… that I decided to delay the Year In Review process until now.
Continue reading “My 2020 Business Year In Review (a Year Late)” →
We’ve been stuck at home for weeks. Hair salons are closed. What can you do if your roots are showing and you’re tired of covering them up?
Even if you had never considered it before, maybe this is the time to go gray. Let me share why I chose to stop coloring my hair and the steps I suggest for taking the plunge.
Continue reading “How to Go Gray Confidently in 5 Easy Steps” →
This is a guest post written by Carla Lopez, owner & CEO of Boomer Biz.
When a business venture doesn’t go quite the way you planned, you may be left feeling as though you’ve failed, which can be difficult emotionally.
You may even feel the onset of depression or anxiety, and many entrepreneurs have found that their self-esteem took a hit once they were forced to admit to themselves that they couldn’t make things work.
Continue reading “How to Bounce Back After Your Business Closes” →
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that affects a significant percentage of the general public, but especially members of the military.
In this post, you will hear insights from a retired Marine who now supports a growth mindset for fellow veterans.
Continue reading “What a US Marine Combat Veteran Taught Me About Post-Traumatic Growth” →
As a new year starts, I want to share what happened in the past 365 days and how I have decided to adjust my company.
Continue reading “My 2019 Business Year In Review” →
“Be sure to take your vitamins!”
This is the message we hear starting in childhood: that supplements are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.
But despite a widespread belief that they are safe because they are natural, the truth is that some supplements can be quite dangerous. Rather than enhancing health, consuming them in high quantities (or in conjunction with other medications) could result in terrible health outcomes.
Continue reading “35 Potentially Harmful Dietary Supplements You Should Know About” →
I had the pleasure of spending an entire day with physicians at the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) annual conference in Seattle on Saturday, October 12.
In addition to the fantastic speakers who talked about medicolegal issues, technology, and population health, I also heard about policy development with the House of Delegates and new legislative issues at the state and federal level.
Here are my take-aways from the experience.
Continue reading “My Experience at Washington State Medical Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting” →
How do Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) and Direct Sales companies persuade so many people to join?
I will explain which 6 Principles of Persuasion were used to lure me into signing up… twice! …and what you can do to recognize the signs of a predatory company.
Continue reading “The MLM Persuasion Tricks That Convinced Me to Join” →
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which affects millions of people to this day, is now available as a 5-part HBO mini-series.
Here is what it taught me about having the courage to speak up.
Continue reading “HBO’s Chernobyl, Risk, and the Devil’s Advocates who Kept Us Safe” →
We don’t get to choose our first name, at least not for the first 18 years of life. It’s something our parents pick; their first gift to us, so to speak.
While we do have the option to change it once we reach adulthood, most of us stick with our given name for life.
Continue reading “What’s in a Name? Why Business Owners Have the Gift of Choice” →