Happy Independence Day!

  242 years ago on the 4th of July, the Declaration of Independence was officially adopted by Congress to formally separate from Great Britain AND the United States was born. Let’s celebrate freedom, independence, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness today!  

THIS is how close I got to the Royal Wedding today!

So I actually did not make it to Windsor, England however my beloved product invention RestoPresto did…and I have the pics to prove it! I am SO excited! Here’s how it happened: an incredible member of the RestoPresto family Stephanie (aka Strategic Steph) who, when she is not working at a global discovery platform, is […]

launchpad2x + my story of RestoPresto from concept to consumer in Atlanta!

I am very honored that launchpad2X, the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Atlanta, invited me to be a speaker on their esteemed panel discussing “Concept to Consumer: Keys to Bringing our Product to Market”. I will be discussing how I came up with the RestoPresto​ concept, prototyping, my overfunded Kickstarter campaign, obtaining a Trademark, being granted a patent, […]

Tip Tuesday: What is an NDA & why do YOU need one??

  WHAT IS AN NDA? A Non-Disclosure Agreement (“NDA”) is a legally enforceable written contract between two or more parties that signifies that a confidential relationship exists between the parties involved. NDAs are sometimes referred to as Confidentiality Agreements. Each NDA is unique and yours must be tailored to who the signing party is and […]

Do you own a business in NY State? The annual filing fee is due 3/15!

Do you own a business in New York State? If so, please do not forget that the deadline for certain partnerships, LLCs & LLPs to pay the NYS annual filing fee is fast approaching: MARCH 15th! NOT based in New York State? Double check your own state requirements to ensure the you are on track! […]

A magazine feature about my college study abroad experience? FANTASTICO!

During the summer of 1992, I studied abroad in Florence, Italy through Florida State University and this phenomenal experience changed my life in so many ways that it is hard to describe. Lucky for me, 25 years later, my personal story of how studying abroad impacted my future has been featured in the Nomadic Noles […]

BUSINESS OWNERS: Don’t forget the 1099 deadline is 1/31!

Happy Tip Tuesday! Are you a business owner? Did you know that the IRS requires that a Form 1099 be sent to each independent contractor who provided at least $600 worth of services to your business in 2017? The deadline for businesses to send out 1099s is 1/31/18. This deadline is to ensure that the […]

Take these 2 steps to “kick off” your plan on Motivation & Inspiration Day!

Did you know that today is officially National Motivation & Inspiration Day? Founded by Kevin L. McCrudden, on December 18, 2001, the United States Congress declared January 2nd as this day! One of Mr. McCrudden’s mottos is “Take action to make things happen!” with which I wholeheartedly agree. To celebrate the new year and in […]

RADIO INTERVIEW ALERT: Listen in as I discuss Idea Execution Strategy & RestoPresto!

I am thrilled that Jim Beach welcomed me back to his radio show “School for Startups” to discuss how creating my patented RestoPresto invention led me to start my customized advisory business! Jim is a Keynote Speaker, SBA Award Winning Radio Host, McGraw-Hill Bestselling Author of School for Startups and a knowledgeable teacher of all […]

It’s Testimonial Tuesday over at my HQ!

tes·ti·mo·ni·al testəˈmōnēəl/ a public tribute to someone and to their achievements. I take each and every testimonial, bit of feedback and praise VERY seriously. I am thrilled when my clients surprise me with posts like this one from Monica who JUST launched her new product ‘SectAway to the market and it’s patent pending. Be still […]