Business

Know Your Worth

Leaving my full-time, secure, well-paying job to start my own business in May, 2018 after 33 years as an employee plunged me into the unknown. I was elated, terrified, relieved, apprehensive…all the feelings! But most of all, I felt free. And I’ve never been happier. But I have to admit – it hasn’t all been… Continue reading Know Your Worth

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad

It’s almost Father’s Day and for some reason, this year, I am missing my Dad – a lot. Dad’s been gone for 15 years. His passing, of a sudden, massive heart attack, was a huge shock to many. He was 69 and anyone who knew him would have expected him to live another 30 years.… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day, Dad

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The Power of Pie

Quitting my full-time job this past May and becoming self-employed has given me so many gifts. More time to enjoy life, freedom to do my work when it suits me, the ability to look after my granddaughter at a moment’s notice, to name just a few. But the most unexpected gift, for me, has been… Continue reading The Power of Pie

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The little pink pill

I’ve taken a small pink pill every day for the past 23 years. From time to time I’ve stopped taking it but always resumed after a few days or weeks. I’ve come to realize that my overall health and well-being depends entirely on the presence of this drug in my system. And yet, this is… Continue reading The little pink pill

Business

The pros and cons of working from home

So what do people who work from home REALLY do during the day? I’ve had quite a few people ask me how I’m making out and I have to admit a few things have surprised me. One is the number of people who have asked me how I am enjoying ‘retirement’…including my Mom. On my… Continue reading The pros and cons of working from home

Business

The journey begins!

An entrepreneur is defined as a person "who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so." Today I officially became an entrepreneur. My company, Breeze Communications, has actually been around since 2012, but I’ve been a communications professional for 25 years. For the last… Continue reading The journey begins!