Build a Better Advisory Board

I recently attended a great panel discussion at Atlanta’s StartupChicks. The topic was advisory boards, including when and why you need one and how to get the most

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Reinvention…without Regret

I had breakfast this morning with an old friend. Our kids have grown up together since day care days, and as professional women, we’ve enjoyed getting together over

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Road Trip! Where’s Your Business Going?

I was on a road trip recently, taking my daughter to Nashville for her freshman year of college. Since I wasn’t driving, I had the chance to spend

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Is It Time for a Sabbatical?

Do you ever dream of taking a sabbatical? Taking a few weeks or months off work can sound really enticing, but not many of us have that luxury.

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How to Find the Right Consultant

Hiring a consultant is a risk. It can pay off in spades, or cost you money and time if the results and advice aren’t what you need. So

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Ask an Expert: When to Hire a Consultant

So you have a few business challenges in front of you, and you’re not sure what to do. You’re not alone. That’s why legions of professionals hire consultants.

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The Indirect Route: Do You Know How to Tack?

I grew up sailing, and still consider myself a sailor at heart. I learned the basics at an early age while my family spent weekends and summers cruising

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Snap Out of It! How to Get Your Mojo Back

What to do when everything is going wrong We’ve all had those days – or weeks or even months – when your mojo has escaped and everything looks

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Beyond Plan B: What’s Your Contingency Strategy?

I’m writing this post on the 11th day of January. Almost halfway through the first month of what I hope will be a breakout year for my business.

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Tips to Start Fresh in the New Year

The beginning of a new year often feels like a rebirth of sorts, a chance for a fresh start with the promise of new beginnings. Even if you’re

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