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Why I’m Quitting my Coaching Business

It just keeps playing in my head. “I’m coming home, I’m coming home, tell the world I’m coming home.” My business started in 2011 out of my deep desire to be at home with my one year old daughter Zoe and put my entrepreneurial spirit to work. I started creating, and it felt to so good to have someone pay …

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It’s time to leverage our common ground

I couldn’t believe what I had heard. “We don’t have black people over to our house…we have too much expensive stuff.” It doesn’t matter who said it, but it was said just last year in 2014 to my husband. Now I’m probably not surprising you with this, but I’m a white woman and I’m happily married to a black man…in …

#TeaTalkTV: Practice what you preach

One of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn (and am still learning) as an entrepreneur is how important it is to recharge. I spent many months if not the first two years of my business staying up until my back was numb from working on my laptop too long and waking up early to work some more. My husband …

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It was not a waste of time

My husband and I got married in 2008 and shortly after that he took me to a church service where they prophesy over all of the first time visitors. This had me a bit nervous but mainly excited as it was the first time this northern girl had ever done anything like that. It turned out that it wasn’t scary, …

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Read this the next time you’re thinking about quitting

  I’m retiring at the age of 31. And guess what? I’m thrilled. Retiring from what you ask, I can see your wheels turning in curiosity. “She’s too young to retire, you’re thinking…so what is she talking about?!” I’m retiring from this notion that it’s not ok to evolve. That it’s not ok to quit. From this idea that we …