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How You’ll Know When It’s Time

By Cherylanne | July 9, 2015 |
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I’m willing to bet there is something you are thinking about doing, and you’re wondering how you’ll know if it’s really time. I’ve lost track of how often I’ve been seated across from a strong, impassioned, talented woman who was wondering aloud how she could know for sure if her time was now. Let me share…

For What Will You Take A Stand?

By Cherylanne | July 2, 2015 |
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It was just a simple wooden kitchen table. If I hadn’t seen the sign I might have walked past it altogether. It was a little worse for the wear, and totally ordinary, except that this table held a story. Stationed now in the Museum of American History in Washington DC, it had once belonged to the Brown family…

If It Isn’t Broken, You Can’t Fix It

By Cherylanne | June 18, 2015 |
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Last night, an old thought pattern I’d thought had long gone dormant was triggered by an innocuous little post on Instagram. The person posting was joyfully sharing a success, which is of course a totally normal and completely acceptable thing to do on social media. Yet something about seeing this particular post just before I went to bed sent me into a tailspin. (As…

The Blessing and Curse of Not Having an Office

By Cherylanne | June 11, 2015 |
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This week I couldn’t settle into my work to save my life. I was a sundress-clad, laptop-toting nomad, rambling from one spot to another, searching for that perfect vibe that would unleash my productivity, yet utterly unable to find it. Not having an office is both the blessing and curse of my particular breed of entrepreneurship.   Oh, I have…

Dear Mom: How About An Apprentice This Summer?

By Cherylanne | June 4, 2015 |
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As school ends and another summer break begins, with its roughly 80 sun-soaked days stretching out ahead of us, are you feeling a little anxious and wondering why? Well, here’s why. Summer is supposed to be the best time of the year. The anticipation as been building for months. And now you’re in charge of making the magic happen. Eek. Frankly, I…

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