Did You Hear the One about the….

Okay, so here goes, a termite inspector, a pool guy, a home inspector, and a real estate agent all walk into a home inspection. The termite inspector looks for termites. The pool guy looks at the pool liner and pump. The home inspector looks at everything. The real...

Think Inside the Box

So, now that Lane is 1.5 years old (you quit doing months when you have three kids) he is big enough to play with his older sisters.  And by playing, I mean they rip his shirt off and stuff him in the toy box.  However, the last time they did this, he seemed to be...

What’s the Biggest Bang for Your Buck?

Being frugal (that’s French for cheapskate), I am always looking to squeeze the most out of every penny. For example, I have discovered the following: Netflix – For $8 each month, we have been able to disconnect cable, choose which shows our kids watch (lots of PBS),...

Business Partnership Basics

A strategic partnership or collaboration can be an extremely successful way to grow and showcase your business. These types of partnerships allow each business to collaborate and contribute their own unique strengths to a joint project. When considering such...

7 Phrases Entrepreneurs (or Anyone) Should Stop Using

I’m avoiding a storied intro to prevent myself from accidentally using one of the phrases below.  Just sayin’.  Dang it! I’m just not a computer person – This is not 1995 and we are not listening to dial up noises, trying to cancel AOL, or fighting the blue screen of...

No Soup For You!

One of my favorite TV shows of all time is Seinfeld.  One of my favorite episodes is “The Soup Nazi”.  Remember him?  The Soup Nazi had a tiny take out spot that only had three or four soups to choose from. He was best known for his strict regimen that he constantly...