Confessions of a New Blogger – Part II

  As promised, I am going to give you Part II – Confessions of a New Blogger.  I will give you a list of the four secrets I use to get my writing done along with a short powerful story as to why I write.  I write for many reasons… this short story is just one of […]

The Customer Focus: Two Types

In other words, what’s your prospect’s FOCUS? Let’s face it before they are your customer… they are your prospect.  From sales pitches to marriage proposals, much of life depends on persuading people to take action. Researchers at Columbia Business School’s Motivation Science Center say people decide based on their primary FOCUS. There are basically [2] types […]

Soul or Power?

  I refuse to slow down this week!   That’s what I told myself as I begin to write this post. My time-frame to do projects always feels like a pressure cooker.  I don’t have the luxury to dial down these projects, writing deadlines, business development I do with my company #TheZapataGroup and produce magical […]

Do You Talk To Yourself? What do you say?

  Do you talk to yourself?  Of course you do!  I talk to myself…Everybody does!   We are always having conversations in our head… Have you ever found yourself talking (in your head) at a business meeting? Does this mean we are crazy? Ready for the funny farm?  By the way, where the hell is the funny farm? […]

My Interview: Lou Ferrigno – The Incredible Hulk

   It’s not every day I get to sit face-to-face and interview an iconic celebrity! Check out my interview with Lou Ferrigno while attending my very first Comicpalooza. You may know this awesome man as the actor, who played the Incredible Hulk on TV in the ’80s. This was created by Stan Lee’s comic book character, The Incredible Hulk. […]

Cocktails on Friday with Roxor Artisan Gin!

You wouldn’t know it from looking at my blog The Bitchy Business Briefs, that I’ve been an active cocktail drinker for many years. Not like I have a drinking problem… I mean like, I’ve experienced enough alcohol in my life to know what is bad, good, and amazing! … or in my vocabulary, amazeballs!   Disclosure: […]

3 Minute Brain Dump

My brain took a  dump at 6:15 pm today.  I just wrote what was clogging up my creativity. I have learned that when you’re in the zone… when you find your hummmm… it’s ALL good! Today the words did not come out in story-line. I am being very open here…  I just had this urge […]

Mom Guilt Is a Bitch

The greatest escape for me today… is taking  15-minutes to write this blog post about  how ‘mom guilt is a bitch‘.  Some days I feel like I’m in first gear zooming down the highway driving a Bugatti Veyron.  But this is only in my dreams…

How to Handle Holiday Stress, Distress, De-stress

The Thanksgiving holiday always reminds me that the year is coming to an end…  It’s pretty apparent that the year is coming to an end… and a new year is going to be sneaking in like a friend who had too much to drink on New Year’s Eve. The way I see this:  November and December […]

5 Things on my Not-To-Do List

     I quietly thought to myself, “She could be outside drinking a cold beer and gardening instead of ironing.” Anyone who is achieving at an elevated level be it in their career, business, sports, education or art, must say no to many things. Time is limited. Whenever we say yes to one thing, we […]