Mindset & Priorities

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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” […]

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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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