#49 – 15 Needles Goal Setting: Building a Million Dollar Business Part Time

When I sat down to do the 2014 goals and planning for the Hot Mommas Project, somehow, I knew it was going to be different….I shaped my four major 2014 goal categories around the experience that day, pretty much violating every covenant of planning.

#18: PASSION – Do What you Love

Do you remember your career dreams of yesteryear, and then – kind of this halting screeching break sound like in a movie? And here you are… x (xx?) years later, in a cubicle, corner office, home office – NOT living the dream? I was forced to confront this reality when reading friend, coach, and Hot Mommas Project founding author Kathy Caprino’s piece on the topic in Forbes.

#17b: BE FINANCIALLY LITERATE – Rich Sister, Poor Sister – 10 Tips to Save Time and Money

By @ChiefHotMomma. This is part of the Power Plays series. Continued from #17a. Now let’s talk about money.  Very much like the illustrative tale of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, this is the tale of “Rich Sister, Poor Sister.” In this scenario, the sisters make the SAME amount of money each year, they just spend it differently. 6. Read more about #17b: BE FINANCIALLY LITERATE – Rich Sister, Poor Sister – 10 Tips to Save Time and Money[…]

#17a: WORK SMART – 10 Tips to Save Time and Money

By @ChiefHotMomma. This is part of the Power Plays series. Today I spoke at the amazing Year Up, a highly-selective program which “empowers urban talent to reach their potential” through an intensive technical skills training program. I told the group I’d put together some materials to follow up my talk, and this post is part Read more about #17a: WORK SMART – 10 Tips to Save Time and Money[…]

Overall Global Winner 2012-13 (video): Michelle Lochan

As I looked down and thought this was the way to stop the torture I was going through, a voice in my head asked “who will give the children their breakfast tomorrow if you jump?” I agreed and walked back to my car. Read More…

Top Three Global Winner (video): Kathy Wilson

Why in the world would anyone want to do business with me? I’m a fraud, who no one in their right mind would listen to. Or, at least, that is what I thought for many, many years as I bore the sins of my past and my skin color like the scarlet letter. It was only when a wonderful coach decided to take me through an exercise that my life ended up changing for good. Read More…

Major Category Winner, Charles Schwab Financial Literacy (video): Whitney Johnson

Across from my Working Girl-ish type desk was a bullpen which was essentially a locker room for twenty-something guys aspiring to become masters of the universe. Because the pressure was so intense in this testosterone-filled room, they inevitably went for the hard sell in opening new accounts, saying things like “Throw down your pom-poms and get in the game.” Read More…