To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before

To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before Kristine Carey

What does it mean to be bold, to go where you have not gone before? Even more so, where no one else has gone before — truly unchartered territory? I’ll give you an example: as I write this I’m in at Coffee Bar, a hip coffee shop that caters to the laptop and espresso crowd.…

Read More

Beyond SMART Goals

Beyond SMART Goals Kristine Carey

Setting a SMART goal is one of the first things we usually do when trying to accomplish something. As a quick review, it’s an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Based. This criteria helps define what you’re after, why you want it, and by when you’ll have it. But what happens when having the criteria alone doesn’t cut…

Read More

Easy as Pie

Have you ever noticed when you put focused attention on something that a lot of times something else gets easier? A colleague shared with me that as she put more attention on her money life – cleaning up bills,  balancing the checkbook and the like – she suddenly felt as though she had more time.…

Read More

Oh, What the Hell

In dieting, there’s an effect that scientists have nick-named the What the Hell effect. This effect is what happens when you’re on a good roll with your food and drinks, then something crazy happens: A piece of cake falls into your mouth! You drink a milkshake! You eat a piece of cheese! In other words, you veer…

Read More

The Shove that was 2020

Let’s face it – 2020 wasn’t the year any of us thought it would be. As a business owner, you know the importance of staying nimble, being flexible, and keeping your eyes open for opportunities, and it seems 2020 has put those qualities to the test. I was talking with a colleague about this and…

Read More

What’s Possible?

From this place right now, as you look out at the next hour, week, or lifetime – what’s possible? I mean, really possible? Imagine allowing yourself to dream, to go into the places you’ve been too shy to admit, or scared to try, or hesitant to even think about. …could I really work for myself?…

Read More

A Few Things I Know About You

Yes to Entrepreneur Inspiration

I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that you are 100% capable of reinventing your life. No matter where you find yourself, or what’s going on, change is available and possible. I know that you don’t have to know how, or when, or even what – all that matters is that you have a…

Read More

When Things Fall Apart

Breathe when things fall apart

Sometimes it’s hard to have perspective when things around you feel like they’re falling apart. Your best laid plans for work and life seem to be slowly unraveling, and your world feels topsy-turvy. What to do? Breathe. Breathe because your body needs oxygen. Breathe because you need the lightness that air brings. Breathe because it’s…

Read More

Catching Up to Who You Are 

Entrepreneurial inspiration - catching up to who you are

There’s a strange thing that happens as you get older. Your mind has a way of clinging to the past, a vision of yourself that’s out of date. A collage forms in the back of your mind: you in junior high, you when you got your first job, you when you got married, you climbing…

Read More

Einstein Inspiration for Your Biz

“When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.” Albert Einstein What would happen if you spent some time fantasizing? You know: gathering some wool, daydreaming, staring into space. I wonder if it…

Read More

Simply put your name & email below & you'll be subscribed to receive my periodic musings enewsletter.

As a

Let's stay in touch!

you'll also receive my ebook

Top 10 Characteristics of Successful Business Owners

thank you

“High five” for subscribing! Please check your email for your complimentary ebook, The Top 10 Characteristics of Successful Business Owners. If you don't see an email, double check your spam or junk folder, fish it out of there & mark my address as "safe". Thanks, and enjoy.