business advice to ignore: “screw this balance crap”

If you’re at all familiar with my backstory, my opinion about work-life balance will not be a surprise to you. I started my first business in 2005, took on a partner, hired a bunch of people and managed to become really successful while the rest of the economy was in the tank. While it looked great from the outside, though, …

(video) Jenn visits the moms behind Seattle By Foot

It’s been a little while since we originally filmed this video, and you may have seen some of the video on the Seattle By Foot website, but I’m excited to finally share the interview in its entirety! I love Love LOVE these women – Penny and Heather are business partners, but they are also moms and they know how to …

small gesture, huge impact

This has been one of those weeks- crazy, crazy, crazy. Between two small kids and running two businesses, the Hubbs and I take quality time any way we can get it. This morning he and I met at Einstein Bros Bagels after he dropped the kids at school, for 20 minutes of hot-coffee-and-bagel Quality Time before the madness of the …