Smart Conversations with Smart Women: Laura Bennett of Gosling's Leap

Smart Conversations with Smart Women:  Laura Bennett of Gosling's Leap

We have these smart conversations to learn more about how this all works. We could have them every day. Smart women like Laura Bennett, whom I have known for more than 10 years and have admired beyond the reaches of the galaxy.

What's Going On Beneath The Surface?

What's Going On Beneath The Surface?

What is the point of this? It’s that you just don’t know what’s going on beneath the surface. You don’t know what someone is struggling with. You don’t know if the person in line in front of you who is counting out pennies and dimes to pay for groceries is worried he or she won’t have enough. That person, for all you know, is mortified to be counting change. You just don’t know their circumstance.

I Turned 29 Again Today and Other Musings on a Friday

I Turned 29 Again Today and Other Musings on a Friday

I turned 29 again, today. I do it quite a bit.

I am quite fond of my 29th year, and as it’s a short bit ahead of the dreaded 30, I exalt in it on a regular basis. Don’t you?

The fact that I turned 29 again today, and other musing on a Friday, is my title, gives you a hint about the subject.

I’m sharing some deep thoughts and a few questions. I expect you to do the same, in the comments.

Smart Conversations with Smart Women: Aimee Beltran of Irresistible YOUniversity

Smart Conversations with Smart Women:  Aimee Beltran of Irresistible YOUniversity

I will never forget the first time I saw Aimee. It was at a BlogPaws conference. This stunning young woman with black hair, a beautiful smile, and the best eye makeup I’d ever seen, was walking towards me and I couldn’t stop staring at her. “She’s stunning!” I thought.

Big Ideas In Books | Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Big Ideas In Books | Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

For the writer who wants to write better, this book is a book you’ll want at your elbow, right there with your Strunk & White.

For the business folk out there, who come to these book reviews to learn more about how to be in small business successfully, you’ll learn how to accept life in all of its facets, enduring the muted grays and greens right along with the vibrancy of loud yellows and reds.

How to be SMART About Your Goals

How to be SMART About Your Goals

Goals are necessary for achievement.

Yes, some folks can achieve great success without ever having set a goal, but they are few and far between. The idea of an overnight success grips us all at some point, but most of us get over it because we learn early on that nothing is truly an overnight success.

Today, we’ll talk a bit about SMART goals. And, I don’t just mean how to be smart about setting goals. Instead, I want you to learn how to understand SMART intentions and get them to work for you.

Conversations with Smart Women: Next Act with Kirsten Bunch

Conversations with Smart Women: Next Act with Kirsten Bunch

On Conversations with Smart Women: Next Act with Kirsten Bunch, you will learn how to take your power to a new level, a next act, and how Kirsten - who is well-traveled and well-connected - came to understand that her life needed to change, in order for happiness and fulfillment to be a part of who and what she is.

Conversations with Smart Women: Mia on the Go

Conversations with Smart Women: Mia on the Go

Mia Voss is a true pioneer when it comes to both supporting other women and proving that you can live your passion. Oh, sure, other women have done it. Some even make the national news. But, no one does it like Mia, and no one ever will.