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Why Every Business Owner Needs a Doula

By |2019-05-10T19:38:07+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , |

Merriam-Webster Online defines a doula as a person trained to provide advice, information, emotional support & physical comfort to a mother before, during and just after childbirth. When I was pregnant with my daughter in 2015, I was adamant I wanted an intervention-free childbirth, meaning one without inducement, pain medication or surgery. To support myself in this [...]

Discussions & Decisions When Adding a Partner or Shareholder

By |2019-05-10T19:13:03+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , |

Adding a partner or shareholder is not simple.  As with any agreement involving money, spending the time having difficult conversations up front is well worth your time and energy.  A clear agreement avoids unnecessary conflicts that can sabotage or derail your business by taking energy from the business and focusing it on the conflict.  The typical [...]

Ask Mackey Episode 12 | 2017

By |2017-12-28T16:37:40+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Stop making new year’s resolutions.  Start expanding joy. One simple idea to make more of every year. New year’s resolutions are just a way to look back on your year and feel bad.  In our excitement you over-commit, and before long it is February and you feel terrible about all the things you did once, or [...]

Stop Making New Year’s Resolutions

By |2017-12-28T16:02:09+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , , |

Stop making new year’s resolutions.  Start expanding joy. One simple idea to make more of every year. New year’s resolutions are just a way to look back on your year and feel bad.  In our excitement you over-commit, and before long it is February and you feel terrible about all the things you did once, or [...]

Let It Go!! Time to Delegate

By |2017-10-25T19:06:33+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Business Wise|Tags: , , , , |

I work with a lot of small business owners whose ultimate goal is to work less and make more money.  These same business owners are also involved in a lot of the day to day operations of the business.  How can someone work less when they are so involved?  The answer is easy…delegation! Delegation is defined [...]