Why Entrepreneurs need a “Contra-Tiempo”

Right now I’m sitting here in Panama City, Panama on the 28th floor of our family’s condo, contemplating what just happened. Earlier, my Dad had asked the building’s technician to come by and take care of some things that needed fixing ASAP, and he was told that the technician might not be showing up because […]

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Stage 2 of Start-up Success

Welcome to the second stage of achieving start-up success! If you haven’t read our first post in this four post series on emotional roadmaps to start-up success from the book “Birthing the Elephant,” please check it out here! In stage two, we will be focusing on how to “run your own show.” According to both […]

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When to Let Go of Schedules

As an entrepreneur, your life probably runs on schedules; you have to-do lists, calendars, and reminders set on every electronic device you own. In your world of endless meetings and projects, it might seem as though your planner is the only thing keeping you from falling apart. Schedules are great tools for time management, but […]

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Your Emotional Road Map to Start-Up Success

A lot of books written for start-ups are focused on the business elements like getting funding or creating project proposals, but Karin Abarnel and Bruce Freeman chose to write a book for women entrepreneurs where the focus is on the psychological and emotional elements. In their book, “Birthing the Elephant: The Woman’s go-for-it! guide to […]

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4 Tips for Finding Motivation after Vacation

We’ve all been there: experiencing post-vacation blues when returning to work. Getting back into a routine can be a source of stress and discomfort for some, but with a little determination and the right preparation, you can get back to your motivated self in no time. The reason I chose to write on this topic […]

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