Bright As Sunshine, Loud As Thunder And Hard To Steer

Sometimes you want a different perspective. With 3 weeks down and one to go in Barcelona before I head back to life in NYC, I wanted to see the city from a view other than on my feet. So when […]

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Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach | Women Business Owners

When What You Stand For Is What You’ll Fall For

If you stand for nothing Burr, what’ll you fall for? If you’re a Hamilton fan, you know this is the challenge Alexander Hamilton posed to Aaron Burr in the smash Broadway hit. And it’s the same question we as business […]

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Breaking Free From The Safety Of Sameness

[Welcome to the first of 4 articles inspired by living and working in Barcelona / May 2019] You have more in common with “the greats” than you might suspect. Pablo Picasso reinvented art after he’d been “arting” for about 20 […]

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Take a close look at the flower above… I spotted this Shasta daisy at the Union Square Farmer’s Market and became totally smitten with it. It’s like some sort of mutant. The stalk is 5x as thick as normal. The […]

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You Be The Judge (or Not)

After a particularly growly day where I spent a lot of time judging the people around me, I knew I needed to slam the brakes on that b.s. Judge much, Carolyn? So when I woke up the next morning, I […]

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Ease Up On That Death Grip Before It Ruins You

We waste so much time hanging onto stuff we don’t need. “We” means me, btw. I was reminded of this (again) last Sunday when my favorite Irishman and I went for a hike on a trail with miles and miles […]

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Don’t Allow Their Limits To Be Your Limits

As a business coach to women business owners, I’m always inspired by the things they dream of being, doing and having. But so often, I hear about things they think are only pipe dreams because they’re clouded by perceived limits. […]

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Risk Lies In Routine: 8 Ways To Stay Fresh

We don’t stay fresh by sitting still. Unless you’re meditating, of course. 🧘🏽‍♀️ But we’re not like fruit and veggies that last longer in the crisper drawer. Or bread that stays fresher in a sealed plastic bag. Or meat that’s […]

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One Quality My Most Successful Clients Share

Having served hundreds and hundreds of clients over 17 years as business coach, I can point to one trait that every single successful female entrepreneur and aspiring small business owner shares. Curious if you’ve got it too? Watch the video […]

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You Can’t Want It If There’s No Way To Get It

If that’s not a Universal Law, it damn well should be. 😘 Problem is, it’s easy to skip that part about deciding to go after it. People look at me and think I’m so bold and badass and New York-y. But […]

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