Mindset & Priorities

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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The *pray while you smoke* approach to get what you want

There’s a scene in “The Two Popes” where Cardinal Bergoglio tells Pope Benedict a story about two seminarians who like to smoke. The first one went to his spiritual director and asked if it’s permitted to smoke while praying. The […]

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When *and why* minutes count

My best friend could’ve died over jalapeño margaritas last week. (No joke, stick with me.) Every 6 weeks or so, I meet this bestie at our fave local Mexican restaurant for humongous jalapeño margaritas, the spiciest guacamole they’ll make and […]

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Carolyn Herfurth | Business Coach for Women Business Owners

inside my therapy appointment

So I’m sitting there in my therapist’s office, perched on the edge of a high-end vegan leather sofa straight out of an Anthropologie catalog… Having an existential crisis about my business. And the answer to the question “and how does […]

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