All posts in the Business Journey category

How to be honest when writing a blog post

I have preached it 100 times and read dozens of articles on the topic, but as is the case with most challenging things in life, the concept of ‘be honest’ and share yourself completely, quirks and all, is a challenging one when you actually sit down to d

Raising a Business: Part 3

I was talking to a friend last week who has 2 small kids and it became obvious that the title of these posts was pretty true. Raising a business is a lot like raising little kids. So demanding, needy and fussy in the beginning — loosing sleep, balance and feeling like your head is spinning.

Early Birds and Big Dreams

We have come to realize that our brains and bodies want to celebrate each of these launches, these small victories, and take time for a deep breath, relaxing in the knowledge of a job done well.

Our Mantra

When we speak to groups about creating a mantra, we use the thinking and definition behind Guy Kawasaki’s The Art of Start. A mantra is a deeper meaning for your company. It is the reason you get up in the morning and what drives your company to exist and thrive. Kawasaki’s definition of mantra is: “A sacred verbal formula repeated in prayer, meditation or incantation, such as invocation of a magic spell.” Your mantra is… Continue Reading

2015 Lessons Learned

What did you learn in the past year? What was the most valuable lesson? Here are ours.

Week 1 of 2016: Great Start!

The first week of the new year is now past and what a week it was. Like so many of us out there we all have big plans, dreams and expectations of what the new year will bring. After spending 3 days just planning and ramping up for this week and new year we really exploded into a dynamite start. We did everything we said we would and then some. We landed 4 new jobs this week we had been going after.

Community and Connection

Everyone talks about how connection with the world and community around you matters and everyone says why it is good for business. But there is so much more to it than that! Community gives you a sense of purpose and altruism that doesn’t come from passion, hobbies or love alone.

Raising a Business: Part 2

This morning I got a text from my husband from late last night. When we are both fully engrossed in a project we tend to slip into opposing schedules. Trevor gets engrossed in a project,doesn’t want to stop, and will work late into the night.

Share your Story

“What if you used social media as a chance to connect with people? To cultivate a community of followers + let your brand be of service to all?”

Raising a Business: starting a business in a girl-meets-boy partnership

Everyone has a great start-up story. Why they started their business, how it has grown, and tales of their rollercoaster ride along the way. By no means do we think we are the first of our kind. Nonetheless, sharing our story is something we hope is worth writing about. We hope so anyway.