Back in the day when Bisousweet was a toddler and nestled into the tiny kitchen in Stow, I had a problem. My product line was slowly evolving, the kitchen space was quickly shrinking, and it became clear to me that it was time to evaluate what we were selling. Certain products flew out of the … [Read more...] about One biscotti at a time & the woman behind it.
Sometimes, we need to take a moment to look back to see just how far we've come. This picture above was just this gift of perspective that I needed. The year was 2013, which in many ways now that I think about it, was probably the most pivotal year for my business. The year began with us still … [Read more...] about Perspective
Apparently, 'tis the season for phone solicitation. All day long, the phone at work rings with grand offers of 'free money' & interest-free loans. For the most part, I patiently let the other person talk and then ask to be removed from their call list. It's tedious, time-consuming and … [Read more...] about May I please speak to the business owner?
Today is my father's birthday. 78 years young, my father embodies the kind of person I hope to be when I grow up. It was clear from a very early age that I just might have been the mailman's daughter. Joel is remarkably smart, whereas I consider myself smart-ish. He can do mental math. I … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Dad!
Hello. My name is Karen, and by the way, have I told you yet how much I suck at math? It's true. It's as if every single time I try to wrap my brain around margins, percents, etc, I can literally feel my brain slowing down to a grinding halt, resisting focus with all of its might. The sad thing … [Read more...] about On math & meetings