Doing what I say I am going to do is a soap box I’ve preached upon for years. Another soap box is saying “yes” to most things when asked.
We humans often fall prey to this common thought: “It’s all about me!” It may be in a self-conscious way, like when you walk into a room and think “everyone is looking at me.” Or, it may be in a self-judging way, that causes anxiety in the middle of the night; You lay awake recounting […]
The end of last week presented two events that were as opposite as evenings can be. One evening offered an intimate and stylish dinner in a designer’s country home. The next night found me hosting a celebration and dance competition gala in downtown Little Rock for a crowd of 200 plus. Thursday night, I made […]
People often ask me, “Between your work load and family obligations, how do you keep it up?” I never really have a good answer. Of course, it takes a great support team, and you get a great support team, not by being nice, but by being fair. For example, if you’re nice to the person […]
. In preparation for the trip, I imagined hours of idle convalescing and thus packed myself homework: FlagandBanner.com income statements to compare and contrast, thank you notes to write, and the following week’s Up In Your Business guest’s bio to research. Boy was I wrong.
Early in an entrepreneur’s career, they may find themselves wondering, “Is it worth it?” and “Where am I going?” To this I say, “Yes, it’s worth it” and “If you don’t hang in there, you’ll never find out.”
This September we nearly hit our sales goal. Go Team! Unfortunately, when we closed the September books, we hadn’t yet reaped the rewards. The reason for the delay is FlagandBanner.com uses the accrual accounting method of doing business. That means: 1) Sales are captured when the order is shipped and invoiced, not at the time […]
Why is every blog I write these days about somebody’s poor health, mostly mine? My August 29th‘s blog told of my son, Jack, getting struck by a car. My September 12th‘s blog, I was getting over a head cold, and now this. Last week I sprained my ankle. I wish I could say I was […]