Happy Labor Day…!

As a recognition of a long weekend and a chance for everyone to take a breather, I thought I would post a few pictures that remind me of relaxing times. Have a great holiday and enjoy the journey! Perfect Retreat  – Rocky Mountain National Park Bear Lake – a storm is coming. What’s going on? […]

Are you leveraging Web 2.0 for your business?

There’s a lot of hype, misinformation and general confusion around the term Web 2.0.  There’s also an entire generation entering the workforce (“Generation Net”) that’s never known a world without being connected and interacting over the web. So what is Web 2.0?  As a small business owner should you care? and how does it apply […]

Great Networking Opportunity!

I had the chance to go to a great monthly networking event last week called Principal Connections. It was hosted at the Bonefish Grill in Leawood and is a charitable Benefit for Marillac (a non-profit supporting troubled children).  It runs from 11:00 to 1:00 and costs $15, but all of it goes to Marillac and it’s […]

What shouldn't you be doing?

A lot of these are really helpful resources, but I thought it was refreshing to see a list of things NOT to do.

Tim Ferris – the author of the 4 Hour Workweek had this as a topic recently on his blog. The not to do list – 9 habits to stop now. (I haven’t read the book yet, but I have it in hand and it’s next on my list).

Tim’s list is focused on things that will keep you from being productive.

How much money do you need? Break even Analysis 101

How much money do you need? As a new business owner, a big part of my ongoing experience and planning center around money.  Admittedly money isn’t the reason I got into this (I’ll save that for another topic…) but it’s always going to be a factor. However, and I think this applies to everybody, money definitely plays […]

Always look on the bright side of life…

Monty Python’s Spamalot was in Kansas City’s Music Hall this past week and I was fortunate to see it last night.  For those that don’t know, Spamalot is “lovingly ripped off” from Monty Python and The Holy Grail.  (their description, not mine). “Always look on the Bright Side of Life” is one of the big numbers in […]