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 […]

The first official “Work With Candi” newsletter is OUT (+ tips)!

In case you are not a part of the subscription list (or have not read this email that I sent last night…I know how busy you are), here is a link to my FIRST official newsletter for Work with Candi Obrentz that introduces the details of the advisory services that I offer to people who […]

Supplying the demand for innovators!

You asked so I am delivering….a new way to work with me! Some people who have invention ideas would like a single, one-hour session with me to ask questions and obtain my advice on specific aspects of the creation process before they choose a 2-week, 4-week or 3-month acceleration package. I totally understand this so […]

The joy of an endorsement!

Constructive feedback is one of my favorite tools. I utilize it to open my mind to another’s perspective to help formulate my plan to increase the effectiveness of the work that I am doing. During my corporate career, particularly when I was given new responsibilities, receiving information that would assist my success was always helpful. […]

Networking in NYC…80s Style!

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you enjoy meeting other innovators? Do you love 80s music? Does the idea of networking with like-minded people followed by dancing in a laid-back, no velvet rope, fun old school NY club sound totally rad to you? If any of this strikes a chord […]

A year ago today, my product was featured on The TODAY SHOW!

A year ago today, my heart was pounding as I watched my beloved product invention RestoPresto featured on The Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda. I was standing on the plaza at Rockefeller Plaza, peering through the studio windows when the show went LIVE and the set took my breath away: Kathie Lee was […]