Women 2.0 Startup Lessons Learned: Beer2Buds

“If only I could drink that!” Beer2Buds was born after my friend from Sweden sent a virtual beer in an email on a long Friday afternoon while stuck at the office. Not only was the idea of the beer great, but also we were able to rediscover great memories we had made years before, while studying abroad together. Most ideas start … Read More

Google Apps and Why They Rock

Because everything I do has completely morphed to online.  I haven’t lost a file, thanks to Dropbox, and with Google Apps have been able to: Create and Share Company Documents Maintain and Share Spreadsheets Create a mini-CRM system Connect a Domain Name from GoDaddy and create company email account Use Google Sites to create company wiki pages to manage daily … Read More

What Does it Mean to be an Entrepreneur?

“Those who say it cannot be done shouldn’t interrupt the people doing it.” Ideas occur every second. Innovation only happens when an Entrepreneur does something about the idea. Entrepreneurs are thought leaders, doers, thinkers. People who take risks. One of my favorite concepts is by Paul Graham, where he likens Entrepreneurs to a lion in the wild – you never … Read More

Lion in the Wild: Why Entrepreneurship is a Natural Choice

Lions In The Wild Why Entrepreneurship Is a Natural Choice For Many LiveWorkAnywhere.com

One of my favorite articles is by Paul Graham, entrepreneur, investor, founder of Y Combinator. I quote it often and I wanted to give it a shout out. It’s called You Weren’t Meant to Have a Boss. Paul likens an entrepreneur to a lion in the wild. He says: “I was in Africa last year and saw a lot of … Read More

Self Slavery: How the Corporate World Was Never Meant for You

I often refer to the Corporate World as intentional self slavery. We are taught to go to school and to get a “good job”.  Little boxes on the hillside full of ticky tacky.  What does that mean?  We shrug our shoulders and don’t think of the next step.  Unless someone tells us to do something, we sit still.  One of … Read More

Origin of Sending a Beer

The origin of Beer2Buds was in 2001 while sitting at my desk in Milwaukee. A friend from Sweden sent me a virtual beer in an email and I thought if I could only redeem that locally what a great idea that would be. What a great way to stay in touch with friends and reconnect over the feeling you had … Read More