Off & Running
a Blog of Life on the Run

Entries tagged "business owner"

November 1st 2014
Have you ever had a stranger speak over your life like they knew you intimately? Tonight was a first for... READ MORE
December 27th 2013
The last few years at work, we've had a word to focus on the whole year and everything we did went... READ MORE
November 10th 2012
written in journal 10/8/12 en route to Rock Your Brand Today I give a speech (ok, a talk) on how the... READ MORE
October 22nd 2012
My mom opened her first business, a second-hand clothing store, in 1992. She sold it after running it successfully for... READ MORE
December 11th 2011
Every morning I wake up with the question "What's the most important thing I have to complete today?" My life... READ MORE
August 25th 2011
Written for While enjoying a weekend away in Western NY, I glanced at the paper to see that, not far... READ MORE
August 15th 2011
"Why don't I have ____?"                                     ... READ MORE
May 8th 2011
Entrepreneurs come from all sorts of circumstances. Some fall into it, plan for it or create it based on need. With... READ MORE
May 6th 2011
The other day I found a Wonder Woman for President t-shirt. At the bottom it says ‘1000 years in the... READ MORE
January 28th 2011
As of 5pm today I will be going social media free for the weekend (until 8am Monday morning). To many of... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.