• LEAD The word of the day is LEAD.  What if leading your business was like coaching basketball? Guess what?  It is!  So, let me ask you a question. Would you, at any time, vacate your position as coach to go out on the court and play with the team?  Heck no!  Yet, I run into business owners who do it all the time.  And to be perfectly honest, I was doing it too until recently!  I was hiring people to do a job and helping them do their jobs at the same time!  I'm not alone!  For I, like many, started my business to do what I loved or was skilled to do...on my own terms.  You loved baking ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2019, 11:36 AM by Suzette Vearnon
  • From Paralyzing Fear to Compelling Reward When I asked myself what would make me drive across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Virginia again, my first thought was nothing.  And then I thought of what would.  If my son's life depended on my driving him across that bridge, I would drive it.  If I knew that a million dollars was waiting for me but I had to drive across that bridge to claim it, I would grit my teeth and drive it.  Herein lies the key to overcoming paralyzing fear.  There has to be some gain on the other side that means more to you than the fear that's gripping you.  Without that reward, you don't have the fuel to push past that heart ...
    Posted Aug 29, 2017, 12:08 PM by Suzette Vearnon
  • Entrepreneurship Question: What would you do if you were 18 again? MY ANSWER:  When I was 18 years old, I only knew that my parents said I was going to college. I had NO IDEA what I wanted to do and even when I declared my major Junior year, it was a toss up between Mathematics and Psychology. I chose Mathematics because I was told this was the quickest route to making money. In hindsight, I know that Psychology most resonated. I said all that to say, don't feel badly that you don't know what you want to do at age 18. I didn't either. You are already ahead of me though in that you are asking for advice. You are to be commended! Though you've said ...
    Posted Nov 11, 2015, 12:01 PM by Suzette Vearnon
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