A February Idea.

 

The February lull began on Super Bowl Sunday, when thousands of Nashville restaurants closed.  No one eats out.  No phones ring.  No prospects.  No orders.  No place to eat, except a casual dining chain where we discovered Coca Cola Cake.  (All was not lost!)The February lull hits most small businesses.  So don’t panic about the stillness […]

Small Business Lessons From Top French Chefs

 

Small business lessons were everywhere during a recent culinary tour of Paris and environs – as common, in fact, as butter, eggs and truffles! Despite a flagging economy, it’s hard to get a reservation at restaurants in France with Michelin Stars and hefty price tags. Taking notes, between delicious bites, I uncovered 8 great ways to […]

Set a Goal Then Stop Obsessing About It

 

Focus on the process, not the end result. This might sound familiar: You set a goal. Let’s say, you set a goal to lose 10 pounds in three weeks. You start getting excited and pumping yourself up. I’m going to do this! 10 pounds, three weeks, let’s go! A week later, you feel exhausted and discouraged. […]