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Accountability Partner

Hey Business Owner! You’re busy managing the books, your customers, your employees, your service/product… But who is managing YOU? Just like an employee, you can get distracted. Have you ever gone down a little rabbit trail only to find yourself completely off track, unfocused, and totally distracted from your agenda? Yeah, it happens to the best of us. Someone wise once told me that even the most successful business leaders need an accountability partner. I’m not a full-time business owner[Read more]

Taking out the trash made me a CFO

As a young employee who wanted to learn as much as possible, I never minded the extra projects that had nothing to do with my role. I’ve had some friends tell me that they would get frustrated if their boss asked them to do something that they were not hired to do. I honestly look at those situations as opportunities to learn more; opportunities to gain experience in something different. [Tweet “You have to be the “do girl” before you[Read more]

Perspective is everything.

To say that my life is simple would be totally absurd… so I’m not even going to try. Lets be real for a moment. I come from a broken family and explaining why my ex-half-sister-in-law on my Dad’s side attends my Mother’s holiday gatherings is complicated enough. I’m not going to sugar coat the complexity of my life because it has given me identity. You see… my past is far from perfect, but those imperfections of my past blessed me with knowledge, understanding, and[Read more]