How Chelsea Handler Got Free From Childhood Trauma

“ I didn’t think that I had the right to be in pain”, these words from Chelsea Handler on the Bill Maher show recently got my attention. My husband Jason was watching Bill Maher and I was half paying attention. I am not a huge fan of his or of shows on politics because they […]

Why Looking Back Helps Your Business Move Forward

My response to the question “Why do I have look back at painful experiences to help my business?” Triggers can be tricky things. If you feel overwhelmed by this article, walk away. Take care of yourself. I have been interviewing small business owners and entrepreneurs who have identified having some kind of trauma that they believe […]

The Right Way is Different for Everyone

Trauma Triggers Can Be Tricky Business For some time now I have been speaking and writing about the impact of trauma on entrepreneurship and small businesses. I have outlined the differences between “little t” and “big T” traumas, and I have discussed the blocks and blind spots which are created by trauma for female founders and […]

Lessons from an omelet

I have been pretty quiet here because I was traveling in the South of France. If you follow me on social media I am sure you have gotten an eye full of the gorgeous journey I was fortunate enough to go on I am going to be sharing some of my lessons, and loves from […]

Does Your Business Design Include Emotional Sustainability?

Or Are We Co-Signing Abusive Business Behaviors? Hustling toward success does not have to mean leaving ourselves emotionally bereft yet this is exactly how many “highly successful” business owners drive themselves to the top. We know these people … the ones who avoid emotion and personal challenges with “I just threw myself into my work.” You […]

Give them what they paid for and that is it!!

Greetings from SC! I had an experience last night I wanted to share with you!  Let me give you a little background first. One of the biggest struggles that I am seeing right now, is the struggle around pricing services. I see peers and clients battling themselves when it comes to this topic. They have […]