happy little biz

Topic: balance

Heart, not Hustle

If Merriam Webster had an entrepreneurial word of the year, it seems like the word for 2017 would be hustle. Everywhere I look, people are talking about the importance of the hustle. Or working on their side hustle. Or how you need to hustle if you want to make things…

Following up on your Word of the Year

Have you been thinking about your word of the year? Wow, 2017 is half over! Where the heck did the time go? Given we're now into June, it seems like a good time to revisit our Word of the Year concept. Don't remember what I'm talking about? That's cool! A…

What a year of kindness taught me

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and is looking forward to the year ahead. For me, this is a time for reflection on what worked for my business in 2016 and what I'd like to change for 2017. That's something I really suggest all business owners…

Burnout

This is a topic that's pretty personal to me. Maybe it's personal to you too. Burnout. What does that word mean to you? For you massage therapists out there, it might make you think about the so-called statistic that says RMTs tend to 'burn out' after 5 years, because their…

Lessons learned from my social media detox

Happy September! I swear I didn't plan it that way when I left on my break but it's nice to come back at the start of a new month. Of course September for most of us has this 'new' and exciting feeling to it even if we've long since stopped…

Social media 'detox'

Social media, and just being 'social on the internet', has been a part of my life since I was in high school. That's over 20 years. 20 years of using the internet to connect with other people. It started with getting my first email address and online chat rooms, then…