The Authentic Professional

Are Some Problems Too Complicated to be Resolved?

I had just asked Franka Phillip (fondly known as FP)..."How has failure set you up for later success?" Failure is like a Gordian knot. You must always take a closer look at why you failed, how you could re-do or do better. Failing is traumatic however if you don't beat up, refuse to blame, it … Continue reading Are Some Problems Too Complicated to be Resolved?

From Happiness to Hell and Finally…MAGIC!

Entrepreneurship is in Gabrielle's DNA. She grew up seeing a brother in photography, a dad who worked at Caroni but also did woodwork and a mom who was a schoolteacher and did ceramics. Creating came naturally to Gabby so when she received a book on Handmade Greeting cards as a gift from her mom, she … Continue reading From Happiness to Hell and Finally…MAGIC!

Entrepreneur by Day – Single Mom 24/7

Although we have no pictures to show for it, Lyselle remembers having a passion for dogs as a baby in pampers! When I first met Lyselle, she was jobless and in need of some direction. Her mom had cut out one of my Business Newsday columns and given it to her. Lyselle gave me a … Continue reading Entrepreneur by Day – Single Mom 24/7