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Last week we talked about the qualities that we look for in Five Star Employees. We discussed how our roles as moms set us up perfectly to be excellent employees. In addition to these qualities, it’s important as a business owner that we also look for team members that have

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As I mentioned in my previous blogpost, Finding Five Star Employees, we have been refining our hiring process at bookskeep. Part of that intensive effort has been to understand the 11 Universal Qualities of 5 Star Employees and make sure that our questions during the interview phase uncover the true

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Support is a word that is as tricky as it is ubiquitous; it's a word we throw around to mean many different things. As moms, we support our kids in becoming well-rounded humans that will eventually contribute positively to their communities. As mompreneurs, we operate businesses that support our families

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For the last three weeks, I have been working alongside two team members as we revamp our hiring process. This All In Intensive is being led by The All In Company. Danielle Mulvey is the founder of the company and she is a fellow Profit First Professional Mastery Member. This

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Recently a friend recommended a movie to me called Where'd You Go, Bernadette. It had some star power with Cate Blanchett as the lead. The movie starts out with a family scene where the middle school aged daughter is begging her parents to take her to Antarctica to see penguins

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Like I discussed in the book, my garden is my place to let it all go. I step into the garden and I am at peace and focused and I let the rest of the world of worry evaporate for a few minutes. Recently I rediscovered another sacred space and

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Whether you're just starting as a mompreneur or have lots of experience as a mom entrepreneur, new tools are constantly emerging that can make your life easier. When I was an ecommerce business owner (an ecommompreneur, if you want to give your tongue a workout!), most of the tools I

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When a board member from my previous corporate career laughed off my passion for creating a more human workplace as β€œmotherhood, apple pie, and happy horseshit,” it only fueled my fire. Since then, I have created my own business that offers the compassionate and flexible work life that I was,

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While working hard to be the best mom I could be, I felt like I was giving up too much of myself. I just wasn’t flourishing as a stay-at-home mom with only the mom stuff to do. When my daughter was older and a local friend reached out for help

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For months, my assistant, Cami, and I have purged old files and cleaned out my cabinets in my office. I had not done that since 2016 – 6 years ago! We made good progress and then I got sick with COVID. All the stuff we had done was invisible, hiding

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