Big Ideas

Let's talk survivors. People who never give up. People who believe in a better tomorrow. People who don't let yesterday dictate how happy the can be today. Read more →


The moral of most novels is …more complicated because the human condition invites a long, serious discuss on morals as presented in novels. Not to mention, some understanding of the hero's journey. Novels exist to entertain. They take us out of our ordinary lives and give us glimpses into worlds we would not know, otherwise. The moral in most of them is that being human is okay. Or, being an alien based on the author's human experiences, is okay. Read more →


As a busy entrepreneur, you no doubt have had that day when you got up, showered (no, I don't shower every day, it wastes water), made your face up (no, I don't do my face every day, why would I?), and got dressed for success, in preparation for a meeting with a new client, a prospect, an old friend who has a referral for you; whatever it is or was, you did the work, put in the effort, arrived at the coffee shop and... got a text."Can't make it. Am otherwise engaged at the moment. Reschedule?" Read more →


This was home in the sense of my whole being, my soul, and my purpose in life, were there, in that lounge, in that building, with those people. We were more than friends, and beyond family. We were parts of a bigger whole. It's hard to explain.  Read more →


What is a conscious entrepreneur? It’s someone who is conscious about building a business.It’s a woman who may suddenly recognize that her art, her talent and creativity, and her desire to share, can become a profitable business. Read more →


How many emails did you answer today? Ten? Twenty? More?Are you a bit overwhelmed with emails - watching hundreds come dinging into your mailbox every morning, noon, and night?If you are, you’re like hundreds of other small business women who feel overwhelmed with all the content being thrown at them, like rice at a wedding.It’s time to stop. Stop! STOP! JUST STOP! Read more →


Victoria, to her credit, decided to follow her gut instinct when she was hit by a bolt of lightning one day. No, not a real lightning bolt. We’re talking the kind of “I have a big idea” lightning bolt. Read more →


I remember one day, back before I became independent, sitting at my desk while one of my bosses (I had four at this one company) sat across me giving me the evil eye. I remember being shy and afraid, but holding it in check. Read more →


It seems that I have a lot of luck in my life. People tell me, “You’re so lucky to live so near your grandchildren.”Not really. I had a plan. The plan was to move from CO to NY to be near my grandchildren. Luck had nothing whatever to do with it. I made the decision. I made the choice. I followed the plan. I made the move. Read more →


Her sense of curiosity might be at the root of her sense of adventure. I think they go together, don’t you?I’m curious. I love learning. I’m even adventurous, a bit. I’ve moved cross-country twice. That was quite an adventure.When it comes to flying over the ocean, however, I draw the line. Read more →