Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

Spin the Advice-o-Rama Wheel!

You’ve cleared your Peloton and quickly dwindling wine subscription stash out of the kids’ bedrooms to make room for the whole crew — studying, eating and sleeping under your roof — 24×7 again. You’ve stopped mainlining CNN. And you’ve filtered […]

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities, Thought Leadership
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

Sleep hack 💤

I’d been holding off sharing this sleep hack because I wanted to be absolutely sure it’s legit. And now that it’s been working for me consistently this past month, I feel like it’s worthy to share with you. Plus, I’ve […]

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

Onward

The women who come out on top are the ones using this time to determine how to pivot and change. There are people acting out of fear right now. (Like the ones who bought literally all the frozen veggies and chocolate […]

Posted in: Business Model Design, Mindset & Priorities
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

The biggest mistake you can make

Open up any profile in Entrepreneur magazine and you’ll read about the failures each founder experienced on her way to flying high. Despite knowing this… why do we go out of our way to avoid failure… rather than doing something that “might” […]

Posted in: Business Model Design, Mindset & Priorities
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

Sell more of your new thing with the Pickle Jar Principle

It would be ridiculous to give a pickle jar one twist, give up and say, “this will never open. GET ME A NEW JAR OF PICKKKKKKKLES!!!” Hell no, you give it a few more twists. Pull out that rubber jar gripper […]

Posted in: Thought Leadership
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

There’s a reason things didn’t work out

We always want to get it right the first time. Because… what if we screw up? And lose time? Or money? Or face? Or credibility? Or love. But it so rarely works that way. I have 3 single friends who […]

Posted in: Business Model Design, Mindset & Priorities
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

Straddling the line between success and disaster

I picked up a friend in my favorite Irishman’s ruby red Ford F150 on Saturday. When I pulled up to her building (honking the horn as soon as I spotted her, just for giggles 😂), she hoisted herself into the passenger seat […]

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

Have you ever had this expectation?

I recently had a conversation with a beloved colleague about some changes she’s making to her business model. My Spidey sense prickled when she declared, “I need this next new business model to give me a big cash infusion this month […]

Posted in: Business Model Design
Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

My 3 favorite ways to lighten the load

As business owners, an inherent part of our job description is figuring out how to defy gravity. As a client was packing up after her recent strategy intensive, we were chatting about some of the routines and rules we’ve created […]

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities

I’ve GOT to get this RIGHT or else…

(Pssssst… sometimes, getting it wrong can be the best thing to happen.) More than halfway through a recent 5.8 mile loop hike, there were no signs that our trail was turning back toward the car. Simple math made us suspect […]

Posted in: Thought Leadership
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