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As Houston recovers, Harvey reveals benevolent souls

By |September 6th, 2017|

Harvey brought out the benevolence in many
Two weeks ago I had just heard of Harvey and his presence in the Gulf of Mexico. Those two weeks feel like months have passed. Harvey came into town dumped over 50 inches of water in the Greater Houston area, ruined so much of this city that I love. […]

‘We’conomy Wednesday – Hurricane Harvey Recovery Tips

By |August 30th, 2017|

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This is IKS Guest blogger, Christian Stewart from Do Better Financial. She hops right on it with financial recovery information in this Youtube video for Hurricane Harvey recovery.

We’conomy Wednesday Facebook Live video, you can check it out below. We discussed disaster recovery assistance and opportunities to help. Here is […]

Dear Houston Small Business Owner

By |August 30th, 2017|

*This is a guest blog post by IKSH member and creator of Watch Her Work, Denise Hamilton

Dear Small Business Owners,

I had a moment today. I walked into my office and looked at my boards with all of my plans and dreams for the next 6 months. For a moment, it seemed like they were all […]

Epiphanies at the O’Hare airport

By |August 28th, 2017|

Epiphanies at the O’Hare airport
*This is a guest blog from Christina Meade of Nerdy Girl Success

Epiphanies can happen at the oddest of times, in the strangest of places.

I’m in the O’Hare airport traveling back to Houston from 10 days with my mom and grandmother. I’m standing in front of Hudson News thinking about how I’ve […]

What’s so comfortable in your comfort zone?

By |August 25th, 2017|

This is a guest blog post by Relationship Coach, Linda Hayles.

According to https://www.wikipedia.org, A comfort zone is “a psychological state in which things feel familiar to a person and they are at ease and in control of their environment, experiencing low levels of anxiety and stress. In this zone, a steady level of performance is possible.”
The problem with comfort zones
The problem with […]

The Key to Customer Satisfaction

By |August 22nd, 2017|

The Key to Customer Satisfaction

 This is  a guest blog post by Shahara Wright, CEO of the CEO Effect.  Shahara is an attorney with a head for growing your business. 

​The first time I worked with one of my clients in an effort to understand their customers’ experiences, I started from the point of view of […]

Daily plan to finally start your email list building.

By |August 21st, 2017|

This is a guest blog post from IKSH member Michele Scism. It’s a 4-part course which will run the next four Mondays. 

Free Blog Course: “Daily Plan to Finally Start Your Email List Building” – Part 1 of 4

In any business we must have a list of prospects. In the old days, this was done by […]

Six Years and One Day

By |August 17th, 2017|

Six Years and One Day
*This is a guest blog post by Kathryn Wheat 

 

5-2-11 to 5-3-17

Six years of fun. Six years of taking random drives in the country on dirt roads. Six years of working together. Six years of laughter. Six years of change, growth and success. Six years that welcomed grandbabies, giggles and toothless smiles.

Six […]

‘Dear Body’: An Emotionally Drained Fat Girl’s Truce And Love Letter To Her Body

By |August 15th, 2017|

*This is a guest blog post from Lisa N. Alexander of This Woman Knows.

My fat days were coming to an end as the curvy body positivity movement started to make its way into our social media feeds and onto our TVs. There was Gabourey Sidibe’s sexy love scene on the TV show ‘Empire.’ Ashley […]

3 reasons why you should invest in yourself

By |August 14th, 2017|

*Lindsy Bivens is a literary coach and guest blogger for IKSH. You can find more about Lindsy at https://www.tapwriting.com 

 Writing & publishing a book requires an investment of time, energy, and yes, money!  We’re specifically talking about the dollar, dollar bills y’all.

Let’s first establish that your dreams matter, or at least they should. If you have a hint of […]