Where am I Going? (Female Founders Over 40)

Today, as I was going through the WordPress Reader, I stumbled on a post from a travel/lifestyle blogger that asked the question:  would you rather live abroad all the time and come home (to your home country) each year for a two-week vacation or in your home country with a two week vacation abroad each… Read More

This Blogging Life: Blog as MVP–Minimum Viable Product

A number of the new business classics point to the “blog” as an example of a “minimal viable product” — more popularly known by its mnemonic, “MVP.” The minimum viable product is the smallest thing we can create that can stand on its own as something customers will buy.  Why is the MVP so important… Read More

The Pivot and the Female Founder Over Forty: This Blogging Life

How does blogging fit into career transformation?  What’s a “pivot”and what does it mean for your blog, your career, your life?   What do you permit for yourself?  And what do you allow to continue in your life, your blog, your career?  Read More

That Stuff Don’t Work for Me: Advice for Female Founders Over Forty

The problem with self-help books is that what works for some people isn’t necessarily going to work for me or for you. As my friend, Aunt Chan, says, “That shit don’t work for me.” Two years ago, I read a book that really inspired me at the time, though I found much of it — just… Read More

Pivot or Persevere?

While working on my earlier blogs, especially the failed one,  —um, okay, so they were all failures.  The one thing one gets from things that don’t go as planned is experience.  Cue the ‘wah-wah’ music. Yes, I have tons of experience. 🙂  In creating this blog, I “pivoted” the earlier, failed blog, adjusting my objectives and… Read More