It’s No Longer All About Me

:: Scale is not safe and contained. It’s worth it, but it’s also scary. My vision is the product. My reputation is in the hands of others. 30 years of scaling innovations in health, I know a few things about how to do this. But now its personal. Plus, I am making bigger claims while no longer having built in quality control. Still the process is the same. Alignment of Goals, Why’s and How’s is paramount. In the case of Act One Healthcare Mission: Make healthcare easier for people by … [Read more...]

This Week’s To Do List – WIC Silent Auction

:: Don't forget the WIC October general meeting this Thursday the 19th where you can learn how to make more money and spend some at the same time.  A panel discussion about scaling your consulting practice based upon the annual WIC survey grounds the evening, but there's plenty of fun with a silent auction as well. Donated items address the needs of the mind, body and soul and, of course,  jewelry and bags too. There's lots of great items and experiences that help support Women in Consulting and … [Read more...]

Going Gray: When did my hair become part of my resume?

:: I wrote this blog in the spring, but only had the nerve to post it after reading an article on the same topic in yesterday's New York Times. Author and age activist Ashton Applewhite’s  call to action is the same as mine: "Rather than hiding from age, supposing women embraced it by not trying to look younger than their years. That might help remove the stigma of aging." I remember the day I decided enough is enough…my hair dresser politely suggested that I needed to start coming to see her … [Read more...]

Member Success Story: Intuit Honors Renee Daggett’s AdminBooks As Top 15 Firm

:: WIC Member Renee Daggett and her firm AdminBooks made the papers today after being named one of the Top 15 global firms by Intuit. She started her business "while the kids were at school." Over the years, her business grew and she has surrounded herself with women she is "investing in" giving them a chance to climb the ladder and get the education they need. Today, "Daggett’s proactive, nurturing work ethic is turning heads and changing the landscape in the tax preparation and … [Read more...]

Three Lessons Learned from Writing a Book

:: In retrospect, I’ve always wanted to be an author. Growing up in a bookish family, I spent much of my childhood reading. In college, I majored in English literature while dabbling in psychology and biology. But whenever I tried writing fiction, my inner critic was scathing. Creative writing terrified me. And nonfiction? I wasn’t an expert in anything. I put the idea of being an author on the shelf and went on with my life. But it was never completely gone. Lifelong dreams have a way … [Read more...]

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