Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

The End Of Efforting

I connected with one of my very first mastermind friends last week. We’ve known each other since our businesses were babies… over 17 years. She was telling me about how her perfectly lined up 2020 keynote and travel schedule fell […]

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

Enough of not enough

Correcting a friend when she refers to a hotel employee as “Oriental” instead of Asian… …snapping at a family member when they say something racist… or defending people of color when a card carrying Republican says, “but I work hard […]

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities

The value you bring to the table

When a private client called me last week to discuss a potential collaboration, I was surprised when she pointed out one of my blind spots (in her very kind, lovely Canadian way.) Alana hired me 8 years ago to rethink her […]

Posted in: Marketing Strategy, Sales Strategy

Making your way through a downturn

If you’re feeling uneasy or unclear about how your business will make out in response to our changing environment, take a few minutes to watch the video I shot for you. It’s inspired by Profit First author Mike Michalowicz’s take […]

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Reaching the top rungs of your ladder

The higher you want to go, the steadier your base needs to be. Last week my favorite Irishman sprinted up to the roof like a cheerful mountain goat and patched a leak in five minutes. (He’s that tiny blob pictured […]

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities, Thought Leadership
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 spare bedroom to make room for the whole crew — studying, eating and sleeping under your roof again 24×7. You’ve stopped mainlining CNN. And you’ve filtered through […]

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
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