2015 Failure

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets and resolutions. Today’s post is about failure. Yesterday I told you that I’m trying to “get over” classifying experiences as failures. Uh, yeah, ignore that post while I tell you about my biggest failure of 2015, which is my company — LFR LLC. I never wanted to run…

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2015 Accomplishments

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets and resolutions. Today’s post is about accomplishments. Let’s not beat around the bush. My biggest accomplishment is that I revisited some of my failures and made them right. I remembered my friend Lance’s birthday. I met Lil Bub. I tried to write a…

Closing Out the Year

Hey, I’m on the road and closing out my fiscal year by forgetting to pack socks, my iPhone charger, and my business credit cards. I am a successful woman despite every attempt to fail. I’m tired and I miss my cats. Otherwise, this short trip is okay. So far, I haven’t been kicked out of…

Exercise Should Be Fun

I’m not Christian, but here I am acting like the riff raff and shoving holiday goodies in my face. WTF?! Cookies? Yes. Brownies? Of course. Champagne? Required. All of this merriment has me watching the scale, and if I’m 100% honest, I’m watching it rise. Whereas last year I was in peak marathon shape, this…

How to Accept Feedback

A friend of mine just told me that he cannot accept feedback, which is something that gets in the way when you’re trying to grow a company and build cool things. I feel his pain because I’m terrible at accepting feedback, too. But I’m better at taking feedback when I use these tricks. Don’t respond…