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Women to Watch, Loretta Williams Gurnell

If you ask Loretta Williams Gurnell what I love about her she will laugh and say “My husband, Severen. Elizabeth loves my husband!” And it’s true, I do love her husband, Severen. What I love about Severen is how much he loves his wife.

There is much to love about Loretta Williams Gurnell.   When Loretta walks […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Personal Growth, Small Business Inspiration|1 Comment

Own your Personal Power!

This is a guest blog from Angelica Gonzalez CEO and Founder of Latina Entrepreneurs Empowerment Circle (http://www.leec.biz/).

Own your Personal Power.

Did you know that when you don’t own your Personal Power, you are losing out on money and happiness?

First, let’s define Personal Power. Personal Power is taking full 100% responsibility for everything you create in your […]

By |October 7th, 2016|Advice, Personal Growth, Small Business Inspiration|0 Comments

Women to Watch, Liz Keels

Women to Watch is a new blog series featuring women in the IKSH community.

Liz Keels is a licensed massage therapist.  She must have a thriving, successful business with little need for more clients and appointments because Liz seems to spend most of her time rescuing, bathing, feeding, grooming, cuddling, and fostering dogs.

I met Liz through […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|IKSH In the News, Personal Growth, Small Business Inspiration|0 Comments

Big Heart, Huge Mission!

In honor of the fine work I Know Somebody Houston is doing to pair mentors and mentees we have created a special collaboration. Join Host, Teresa Maron, for the Women’s Wisdom Circle, sponsored by IKSH.

Our goal for the show today is to share the story of a non-profit with a big heart on a huge […]

Excellence as the new perfection; 3 questions to get you there

By Kathi Cooper Laughman

Excellence has long been my objective. I was captivated by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin’s work in A Passion for Excellence. Having standards and expectations of quality are important and productive values.  There is no question in my mind that good can be the enemy of great. I have seen far too many people settle at […]

Taking time to Catch Up

By Marla Regan

I have a philosophy, “if paper started to smell, like the mystery items in the frig, we would not have paper piles!” You may see things around your office and home and say to yourself, “Oh yea, I gotta fix that or put that stuff away.”
If you are seeing these things in your office:

 the […]

IKSH Hosts Successful Mentor Match Up

Ashley Small believes in mentors and in mentoring. At a recent IKSH event, Small advised the attendees in the art of mentoring and being mentored. Small began with the suggestion to find a mentor that sees the potential in you, and reminding everyone, “Don’t be afraid to ask for help.”

Ask for help
Asking for help is usually […]

5 tips to finding your ideal client

If you walked into a room filled with 100 people, from all walks of life or all industries, would you be able to pick out the one who you wanted to work with? Who in that room would inspire you to create your best work? Can you find the people who would value you and […]

Take time to think!

There’s the bell (alarm) and you’re off! The minute your feet hit the ground, you are running!! Potty, coffee pot, coffee cup, cereal bowl, kids, shower, clothes, grab your bags and you’re out the door to another day of what you did yesterday! What did you forget? No time to stop…like the rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, […]

Marketing, with IKSH and Sharon Lee Zapata

Marketing is defined as “the means of communicating between the company and the consumer.” A very broad statement. To the small, startup or solo-preneur business it is the lifeblood of its existence, its means of staying alive.

But how? How does one market their products or services? The avenues are endless and confusing and require education. […]