I went to a glass blowing class, and in addition to making a glass paperweight I also learned three business lessons. You can do things you wouldn’t expect yourself able to do. Turn things around to get a different perspective. Make sure to include creativity and fun in your day to day – … [Read more...] about Lessons from 2000 degrees
Sammi and I took an introduction to glass blowing class last weekend. We learned how to gather glass onto a pole, shape it into a circle and cut it off the pole. We made a marble, and a paperweight. It’s harder than I thought, and the glass is incredibly hot (2000°). Here’s a picture of me gathering … [Read more...] about OUCH! That was hot!
When it comes to goal setting, how you finish is as important as how you begin. It’s just after 4pm; I’m looking out my window. It’s already dark, it’s raining and many of the leaves have fallen. I can’t believe we are well into November. Less than two months left and 2017 will be over. This … [Read more...] about Finish the Year on a High Note
I visited my mom this past weekend. To celebrate National Chocolate Day (it was Saturday; did you celebrate?) we went to Ice and Vice, a gourmet ice cream shop, with the intention of getting chocolate ice cream. Instead, we received a valuable business lesson. There were about five people waiting … [Read more...] about Ice cream and a valuable business lesson
I took advantage of the beautiful weather this past week and took Dani for a walk in the woods. There were leaves all over the ground, and even though I walk there often, I had to pay attention to make sure I stayed on the trail. It made me realize that we often go into situations thinking they will … [Read more...] about Things Change
Stories sell, details don't. I’m not a big drinker. I’ll have an occasional glass of wine or beer. Sometimes I’ll even have a mixed drink. I don’t like whiskey but my husband, Paul, does. So, it seemed natural to pay a visit to the Stranahan’s Distillery when we found ourselves in Denver, … [Read more...] about A Story Always Trumps Details