Fall is the beginning of my year. It always has been. In the first place, I’m Jewish, so I celebrate the new year in the fall rather than in January. I take stock and make my resolutions in the fall. Fall is also when school starts, and when people come back after having a long break. Fall is when I naturally feel compelled to start in new directions and when the economy begins to ramp up again.
This year my main goal is to take those new directions and make them more, um…directed. I’m trying to set clear, achievable goals for … Read more »
I had a complete meltdown yesterday. I took an all-day seminar at the SBA entitled, “Writing Effective Business Plans” and immediately began to feel that it was a mistake to start my business. A horrible mistake. It dawned on me that my job for the next year is going to consist solely of digging myself out of the hole I’m in. By the time our lunch break rolled around I was already having heart palpitations so I went outside for a walk. In the window of Stacey’s bookstore, … Read more »
I know I haven’t been keeping up with writing very well lately. I apologize, but I’m being forced to prioritize a lot these days. Know, however, that I’m working on a lengthy write-up of the California Gift Show I just attended, in addition to a review of Brian Tracy’s “The Psychology of Selling” CD and a description of the uber-weird Westin Bonaventure hotel.
In the meantime I would like to point out yet another free workshop being given by the awesome folks over at … Read more »