Toshiba Satellite Laptop Computer Giveaway

How Would Like a Brand New Toshiba Satellite Laptop Computer? The laptop has become an essential tool for just about everybody.  From the business professional to the work from home mom, the retired traveler who wants to stay connected with family and friends, and our children who need it for school assignments, the laptop offers total freedom to work or play from anywhere, any time. I'm … [Read more...]

A Special Book Signing for the Freshman 15 Survival Guide

Saturday October 18th was a magical day... It was my very first book signing event! On a glorious afternoon I joined forty inspirational women and their daughters for a lovely luncheon hosted by my beautiful friend Taline Saad. Taline is a spectacular woman and a truly scrumptious mom who always blesses those around her with her beautiful smile and generous soul and this event was no … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Mom Maggie Baird – October 2013

I met this month's Scrumptious Mom, Maggie Baird, a little more than 10 years ago. She and I were both learning how to fly! Not in the the traditional way, in the cockpit of an airplane,  but with our own wings, hanging from silks or the trapeze. Yes Maggie and I had discovered the magic of aerial fitness! Since then, I've drifted in and out of class, but Maggie stuck to it and last year became … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Mom Anne Newsome – July 2013

Anne Newsome, 36, has been married to her college sweetheart John, for over 14 years!  The couple share a passion for food and healthy living and together write a Food Blog, the Saturday Evening Pot,  where she is known as "The Lucky Wife", and he as "Chef John". Anne and John both grew up in North Carolina but now live in South Carolina with their two young children, a son who is 6 years old, … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Mom Souri Sengdara – June 2013

Our June Scrumptious Mom, Souri Sengdara, is a beautiful woman with a powerful and  inspiring story.  At 38 she lives the life of her dreams in the stylish city of Melbourne, Australia, married to the man of her dreams with her two children, 12 year old daughter Jaclyn, and 3 year old son Ethan.  Souri will forever be grateful to her parents who literally risked their lives to give her a chance at … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Mom Lidija Maric Fairbanks – May 2013

One of the things I love about our May Scrumptious Mom, Lidija Maric Fairbanks, is her perpetual enthusiasm. As you'll see from her story, life was not always easy for this 40 year old mother of two wonderful teenage boys, yet she is not one to dwell on illness or obstacles that come her way.  She lives in the moment,  grateful for her blessings and always looking to make things better for … [Read more...]

Four Questions to Ask Before, During and After A Sales Call

by Laura Atchison Have you ever read Green Eggs and Ham  by Dr. Seuss? It is one of the best sales training books ever written. In the book, Sam convinces the other character to try something he had decided he did not like without even tasting it before. Sales! [Image credit: yeko / 123RF Stock Photo] Know that situation? You are heading to a potential sale and you are going to recommend a … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Mom Lisa Cash Hanson – December 2012

This month's Scrumptious Mom, Lisa Cash Hanson, is a phenomenal woman and a kindred spirit.  I met Lisa just a few months ago but she already holds a special place in my life. At forty something, Lisa is a first time mom to a delightful, yet very busy 19 month old, Matilda.  She lives in the neon city of Las Vegas with her hubby and daughter, their English Bulldog Harley and her Pit Bull … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Mom Alecia Spendlove – November 2012

Alecia Spendlove is the  busy mom of two beautiful children, a former model, and the creator of Alexandra Rain, S.M.E. (Super Model Extraordinaire), an interactive children’s storybook app. Her husband, Randy is the President of Motion Picture Music at Paramount Pictures.  The couple has a busy lifestyle with all the commitments of the entertainment industry. Alecia supports her husband fully … [Read more...]

Core vs Mechanics

When was the last time you took an evening out from your business to do some serious cooking? I'm talking about a full-on bake-fest, with every corner of your kitchen taken up with ingredients, prepping, and chopping. A long time, huh? If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've usually got your head buried in a laptop until the early hours of the morning, doing all the tasks you need to get … [Read more...]