I had the privilege of speaking at the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC – www.nwboc.org) conference last week in Palm Beach, Florida. One of the highlights of the conference (where 200 women business owners came together to learn, share, and connect) was keynote Barbara Corcoran. Barbara is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country. She took ...READ MORE »
My January small business segment on ABC’s Washington Business Report with Rebecca Cooper-Dupin focused on accountability and goal-setting strategies to start 2013 strong. Accompanying me was my accountability partner and personal financial advisor, Anne McCabe Triana, owner of CAM Private Wealth (http://www.camprivatewealth.com). I’ve expanded on those strategies here, incorporating many great ideas from other small business owners. (**The link to the ...READ MORE »
Forget the USDA Food Pyramid (at least for the next few minutes). The four food groups that truly nourish us are our Mind, Body, Heart/Soul, and Spirit. When we feed these every day, the rest of life takes care of itself.
Here are specific ways you can feed these four food groups in 2013.
Read. There are so many great books to ...READ MORE »
So I was on the phone with a close friend today who is another woman business owner. We discovered that we have a common connection. Here is how the conversation went:
Me: “I can’t believe we both know him! I think he’s amazing. Don’t you? So kind! And incredibly successful.”
Friend: “True…he is very kind and successful. But Marissa, you do know he ...READ MORE »
“Every adversity, every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.”
This is just one of the golden nuggets of wisdom that stays with me from one of my all-time favorite business books, “Three Feet From Gold” by by Sharon L. Lechter and Greg S. Reid. (http://threefeetaway.com/). The book is a synopsis of ...READ MORE »