Category Archives: Business

Being an Employer

Last night my husband told me about the many times he’s heard people sitting down with their boss just to vent. A good boss, he said, just listens and lets them get it out – and then redirects them to … Continue reading »

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What Does a Good Client Really Cost?

Last week I had an interesting experience with a new-to-me business. There’s a local tennis company that provides lessons in the town where I live, and both my daughter and I wanted to sign up this summer and get some … Continue reading »

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Free Tampons at Ross Business School

Yesterday, I spoke before the American Business Women’s Association, for their Leadership Day. My topic: Making a Living vs. Building a Life. The day-long seminar took place at the University of Michigan’s Ross Business School. Three garbage cans lined the … Continue reading »

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Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County Women Build – What a great client

I spent this morning, from early-early-on until well after everyone else had arrived to work, at the site of a to-be-built home for a deserving couple. It was the groundbreaking for Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County’s Women Build 2014 … Continue reading »

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Happy at Work

Yesterday I had the delight to tour behind the scenes at Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Creamery and Coffee Co. with my daughter and two of her friends as they prepare for their 5th grade exhibition, on food around the world. I’m no … Continue reading »

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Inspiration in Business

Yesterday I had the good fortune to meet up with a long-time friend and mentor, Paul Saginaw, co-founder and co-owner of Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor. This time we met at the Zingerman’s Coffee Co., which is right in the hub … Continue reading »

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Seeing A New Perspective

I’ve been pitching a lot of media this month regarding several timely & newsworthy client pitches. One focuses on my client and friend, Alisa Peskin-Shepherd, a family law attorney, who focuses on the up side to the end of a … Continue reading »

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Why Work?

Ever wonder this? Do you ever wake up in the morning and begin your routine and wonder why you’re doing it at all? Of course, there’s the immediate need-to-make-money part. Sure. Money comes, money goes, yadda yadda yadda. We are … Continue reading »

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Managing vs. Leading

How do you create corporate culture? It’s in the fabric of the business and if you’re an entrepreneur who let loose a great idea and poured in some great talent, chances are the corporate culture is an after-thought. But the … Continue reading »

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Writing + Yoga in Northern Michigan – Join Me!

There is something so sweet about gathering with people to be creative. Back when I devoted my full-time energies just to writing, I’d invest in a summer writing program somewhere, just me, and the pen, and the paper, and my … Continue reading »

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