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Are You Asking for What You Need?

For many women entrepreneurs, acting like Superwoman and/or Mother Teresa becomes a vicious circle. We get caught in the Love-Business Trap. One way to break out of that trap is to figure out: are you ASKING for what you NEED? Video Transcript Hello and welcome to the weekly vlog! Recently in our webinar about the[…]

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Shutting Off the Brain to Create Quality WE Time

After our big fight three weeks ago, here’s a progress report on my finding “re-alignment” with my husband. This week it’s about shutting off the brain to create quality WE Time! Video Transcript Hello and welcome to the weekly log! Last time I talked about the disagreement my husband and I had over the amount[…]

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What to Do When You Are Not in Alignment

This week I get quite personal in sharing something that happened between my husband and I, when he told me he is resenting the amount of time I am spending in the business. Time to get real here, as I share what to do when you are NOT in alignment… Video Transcript ​Hi and welcome[…]

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Secret of Happy Business Couples

In my research, I’ve found that the HAPPY entrepreneurs — those who successfully balance love and business — often treat their relationship with their spouse as they would a business relationship. I would go as far as calling this a secret of happy business couples. Listen on to learn how that secret works! Video Transcript[…]

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The For Love And Business Mission – A Man Weighs In

Last week I sent out a note to my circle of women entrepreneurs, friends and industry colleagues, sharing a video with the “why” behind the creation of the For Love And Business community. There was a message to fellow male entrepreneurs too. I thought they should know about the work I am doing, in case they might know[…]

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A Mother’s Day Message – Sharing the Load?

A Mother’s Day Message is the first of a new video-blog (vlog) post which will appear here weekly each Sunday! Video Transcript: Well hello and welcome! It’s a gorgeous Mother’s Day weekend here and you can probably hear all the activity around us, the birds chirping, and the neighbour is trimming the hedges… And maybe[…]

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Family Business and the Differences in the Way Women and Men Think

A healthy small business sector is essential to any economy. Who runs small businesses? Families of course! Moms, dads, business couples, multiple generations… This means having a healthy economy depends on keeping families happy together and successful in business. For that to happen we must better understand dynamics in the family business and the differences[…]

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Making a Pact Over Who’s the Boss

Our original plan had been to be hospitality industry consultants.  I would focus on hospitality sales and marketing projects and Heinz would deal with food & beverage work. We had a vision of what we wanted to do, but no real plan to make it happen. Yet, who’s the boss? At first Heinz’s income from the contract[…]