Category: Inspirational Articles

Resolutions or Intentions?

Do you make resolutions or do you set personal or business intentions?  As the old saying goes, most resolutions are ‘out the window’ by the end of January.  But how about intentions? I love what Raylene Ewing, practitioner of our…

Bringing Your Invention to Market

Along with the previous post on Don Debelak’s book  “Bring Your Product to Market”, I thought I would follow up with more information on bringing inventions to market. First though, selling a handmade product and working through bringing an invention…

Striving for Perfection

Striving for Perfection has it place, but it can also be an excuse to keep you from taking that step outside your comfort zone. When launching your product line to retailers, some areas are critical and need to be perfected…

What is Failure …. Really?

Read a very inspiration article written by Alyson Stanfield at the Art Biz Blog about failure.  Alyson definition of failure: “I believe the only failure is not trying your best.” How many of us can say we always do our…

7 Characteristics of Success

Success is measured by different variables and as business people, success can mean making a living doing what you love.  As you know, most people with a job in ‘Corporate America’ don’t often have the luxury of doing what they…

Christmas Greeting

The last couple weeks have been a bit overwhelming for me — between getting orders out the door, festivities to attend, and the sad shooting last week …. I have been a bit drained. Rather than one of my typical…

Learn Tips from Successful People

Occasionally, I find an article that is truly inspiring to me as a business owner.  Beyond marketing your products, selling wholesale, and building websites, inspiration is the one thing that keeps us going — at least in my honest opinion!…