Creative development for strategic entrepreneurs

Holding creative space through working smart, not just hard.

I’m Giving Myself the Gift of 37,000 Words

So… I’m about to do a big thing.  In honor of turning 37 next month I’ve decided to give myself the gift of 37,000 words.  Yeah, you read that right, 37 with three big, slightly intimidating zeros after it.  (And yes, I really am turning 37.) The Guidelines I’m going to write 1,000 words a day for the 37 days leading up to my birthday on June 17th, which means day 1 is today – Friday, May...

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How I Fell in Love with Business in a Pumpkin Patch

I love fall!  Cooler temps, fall colors, hot drinks, and warm boots! Especially this year when I’m hugely pregnant prepping pumpkin pies with my 4 year old getting ready to enjoy our last quiet Thanksgiving just the three of us!  Why am I writing about a pumpkin patch on a business blog?  A pumpkin patch was where I fell in love with business and teaching and started my journey of being a...

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3 Steps to Facing Fear as an Entrepreneur

Last week due to the encouragement of my friend Marisha who has an amazing YouTube channel called RishyCupTV (check it out!! You’ll love her!), I ventured into the world of video. Do you mind if I get a little real with you?  I was nervous. I have taught seminars in front of large groups, traveled and spoke internationally, worked with interpreters to present to non-english speakers in other...

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Self Care: The Principle of Creating Space – Part 2

Missed the first post in the series on Self Care?  Check it out here: What is Self Care?  Stop Surviving, Start Thriving – Part 1 I am jumping into this week feeling more rested than usual after a relaxing weekend camping with my husband and daughter.  For me there is nothing like getting out in nature to refresh my perspective on life!  While I thoroughly enjoyed our short time away, I returned...

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What is Self Care?: Stop Surviving, Start Thriving – Part 1

After blogging about my last few months of resting and recuperating following a procedure on my spine, I have been amazed by the feedback I have received.  It seems that this topic of self care is one that strikes a deep chord in many of us and goes much deeper than just remembering to take enough down time to recharge our physical batteries.  It’s about caring for our body, soul, and spirit. ...

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Self Care is not Selfish – Warning: Personal Post Ahead!

Warning: Personal post ahead!  This post might better be titled “Lessons I’ve learned the hard way”, because boy, have I learned this one by doing it all wrong!  I have been absent from the blog for the last 2 months and it feels so good to be back! Where I’ve been… Eight years ago I was in a horrible car accident with an SUV, 2 cars, and 2 semis and it is a miracle that I am still alive.  Since...

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Hi! I'm Allison!

I help entrepreneurs be wildly successful connecting their dreams with actionable strategy in a way that builds a framework that INCREASES creativity instead of squashing it – all the while being authentic to who they are. I’m here to help you hold creative space through working smart, not just hard.

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