How I write a Biography

A biography is simply an account of someone’s life written by someone else. I have been asked many times to help people with their biography. It can be short, or it can be long. I have made people happy, and those people have even gotten emotional. I believe it is not...

A Secret Weapon for Time Management

At any certain point of time, there are likely to be countless things which you’re going to want to take care of.   Everyone is searching for ways to better time administration. Time management is among the most important skills that one needs to learn once...

Winding Down 2016. Planning for 2017.

As an entrepreneur, the notion of a new year invokes ideas of fresh starts and doing life better. The ability to change and evolve yourself and your business is a beautiful thing and extremely necessary.  The ability to always look ahead and to plan and strategize is...

The Hidden Truth about Women-Owned Small Businesses

The SBA has also referred to the Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program as 8(m).  The Federal government must award 5% of its prime contracting dollars to WOSBs.  A WOSB set aside has the same limit as an 8(a) set-aside for award price including options not...

Signs of Change. Change is good.

Change is good.  Change can cause a transformation and to transform into something better is nothing but good. I saw an Owl tonight. I believe it was a Great Horned Owl much like the one pictured in this photo by Candy Zaffis. The big girl was perched in a tree...

Dealing with the death of my mother

What I have learned is that one death can transform your life.  For most people, especially me, the death of my mother seems to have affected me the most.  It has been life altering.  An emotional rollercoaster that currently effects every decision I make.  Every day...

Five Ways an Overachiever Overcomes Guilt

Merriam-Webster defines an overachiever as “one who achieves success over and above the standard or expected level especially at an early age.”  My name is Linda.  I am an overachiever.  I beat myself up when I do not achieve to some unrealistic standard.  I achieve...