My entrepreneurial journey began when I was pregnant with my first child, seventeen years ago. Looking back I now see three phases of that journey, each of them preparing me for the next.
In the first phase I was working with the woman who was me, the mom entrepreneur, the woman who wanted to balance her business dreams with her desire to be a mother. I loved this woman, had so much to offer to her and got great pleasure out of serving her. But, I quickly learned, that as she sat with her mom entrepreneur hat on, she didn’t spend money. After putting much time, learning, money and effort into a business to support her, I made the hard choice to walk away from that business model and from that woman. [Read more…]