When the Hot Mommas Project and the George Washington School of Business Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence did a national survey of 269 high-drive working women, it was in the midst of the opting out media firestorm. It was clear what wasn’t working. The story that wasn’t being told was this: What WAS working?
RuPaul said it best: Work It Girl
Let us count the ways we heart Jen Sterling, founder of Red Thinking. Boy does this woman know how to rock the mentors. “Jen hung up the phone in her office at Red Thinking, a branding and marketing company. Her company is experiencing “growing pains” yet again and it is time to make important decisions. Balancing scale, identity and time available.The clock was ticking.” Read More…
I’m in a group called “Circle.” Here, each month, eight of us confide about business and personal matters to trusted advisors. It pretty much rocks. Kassie Rempel is one of the members. Today, I received what I deemed a “Circle 911” from another member of the group.
DO PEOPLE DROOL WHEN YOU TELL THEM ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS?(But, not in a good way. More like a catatonic way. In this post, you will learn along with HotMommasProject.org as we undergo messaging bootcamp. Gone will be the unsavory reactions!
So, here’s where the last post ended: I’m in the copy room at Funger 315, I realize my Powerpoint presentation displays as Gobbledygook, I have no workbooks (“printer warming up”), there’s a lobby full of attendees downstairs, and I have two minutes until I’m supposed to begin speaking.
Oh, yeah, and a bunch of the folks in the audience are social media folks.
This failure is about to go viral. […]
As I mentioned in the Building a Million Dollar Business Part Time Intro Post, I am now sharing this previously somewhat-secret blog with the inside scoop of the Hot Mommas Project. I will have a “Million Dollar Biz-Part Time” category here starting today. Subscribe at the right. The below is retroactively posted from November 28, 2008. It’s a “Cliffs Notes” of the posts and my learnings between March and November 2008. Whew! A lot of challenges, but, ultimately success. […]