Reflections

Progress

December 1, 2021

In 2012, starting my own business was the furthest thing from my mind. As a reluctant entrepreneur, I haphazardly tackled everything that came my way. I built a solid reputation, and now I am building a solid vision for my future work. In part, my training in the Director of Operations (DOO) program through The […]

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Growing Your Business

November 1, 2021

What comes to mind when you read my blog title? Growth can imply many things. Often, what comes to mind immediately are things like scalability, a higher profit margin, more clients, more… more… more. And while this can be true, growth can be something completely different. It can mean drilling down into what matters most […]

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Clarity of Purpose

October 1, 2021

The last quarter of 2021 has arrived. How many of you are as stunned as I am that it’s already October? I spent much of September transitioning my children from summer mode to school mode and launching a massive online platform for one of my clients. It’s been non-stop. I still managed to reflect on […]

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The ROI of Being Proactive

July 1, 2021

I have been thinking a lot about the ways I’m proactive. Subsequently, that makes me think about how I am not proactive, leading me down the path of how to be more proactive. Do you ever have these cyclical dialogues in your brain, or is it just me? It’s been almost ten (10!) years since […]

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Tips to Communicate Effectively

June 1, 2021

Ahhhhh…. Communication. It is indeed the key to success. So much has been researched and written on this topic that I won’t bore you with numerous articles and citations, or why this is such an analyzed topic (although it could be because communicating effectively is a life’s practice and a critical part of all your […]

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My Values: Putting Your Business First

February 8, 2021

The International Association of Online Business Managers (IAOBM) has worked hard to identify its top-five core values that guide how we engage in business as Certified Online Business Managers. They are: IntegrityCollaboration Dependability Problem-Solving Excellence Personally, I have also worked hard to define how The 25th Hour stands out as a small business with a […]

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