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 […]

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

Loving the flow (and ebbs) of business

Lordy, I’m at a new level of appreciation for the ebb and flow of business. Hard to believe 8 years ago I hosted my first event in New York to an over-capacity crowd. (People even showed up who didn’t have […]

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3 prongs or 4? (aka “doesn’t have to make sense”)

A few weeks ago, I had a few colleagues over for a mastermind sesh on my patio to take advantage of the last bits of nice fall weather before NYC turns into an ice cube. We were dishing up our […]

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Zippers (and getting nakey)

Zippers (and getting nakey)

It’s not always the right time to “hold yourself together.” I was meeting a few of my favorite Irishman’s cousins for the first time this summer. It was brutally hot so I was wearing a summery denim dress, saying hello […]

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The Cure | Women Business Owners

An Adventure In Finding The “Cure”

Two days into our trip last week, my favorite Irishman woke up with clusters of bug bites on his shoulder. A few days later they had multiplied, looked “angry” and felt achy. The doctor’s diagnosis? Shingles. That’s when things took […]

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