Sandy’s Blog

Tech 101 Interview

This week for my HuffPost SmBiz blog, I interviewed 'Tech Catalyst,' Lori H. Schwartz.She's made a career of explaining technology products to people and brands, so that we can understand them and utilize them in a way that will make our lives better. So, whether you...

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Get Inspired with Me! #SageSummit 2015

 I'm thrilled to be participating at Sage Summit 2015. This is one amazing opportunity to network, learn about #SmBiz and the entrepreneurial spirit, soak up inspiring energy and leave with actionable takeaways to build even more success for your own biz! If you...

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Disrupting the #IndieFilm Industry

Hello!My HuffPost SmBiz blog features Seed&Spark co-founders Emily Best and Erica Anderson (above). As indie filmmakers, they took the leap into entrepreneurship because they just had to disrupt the film industry...and they have made amazing progress since their...

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media

I love social media! But lately, I've become aware that it could be taking up too much time. I feel naked without my phone and checking my social streams has become my default mechanism... if I have even one minute of wait time somewhere. So, I'm trying to balance my...

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Follow Your Passion!

    We've heard those words countless times. Sometimes they really resonate with people but for others this can be more difficult to figure out in regard to following a passion and earning a living within that niche.  Recently, I interviewed JP Labrosse, a...

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Are You Qualified to Be an Entrepreneur?

The answer to that question is...YES! In the introduction of Your Idea, Inc. book, I wrote "Whether you are a teacher, a chef, a stay-at-home mom, or a truck driver, a great idea is a great idea. You are qualified in your own way to join the ranks of every other...

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Why Didn’t I Do That?!

How many products do you use and realize there's a better way, but don't do anything about it? ...and then you see someone else took it to market & is killing it?! Or you have a passion that you want to share, it's new and different but you're not sure you can...

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Time: Spending & Saving It

  Starting a new venture requires time and effort that can throw even the most organized people into a state of chaos. This got me thinking recently about time and the debate about being busy vs. productive. The key to my time management has always been setting...

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Problem + Solution = Big Biz

      I recently interviewed Patrick Ambron, Co-founder of an online reputation management firm called BrandYourself. He was featured on my favorite show, Shark Tank. I love their #StartUp story, persistence, strategy and patience. They have now...

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Doing What You Love

Hello!  This week, my HuffPost blog features Cousins Maine Lobster #StartUp story. They were on Shark Tank and have done tremendously well with Barbara Corcoran. It's an inspiring story about how you can make money doing what you love! I We have to really try to...

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There’s No Substitute for Hard Work

Happy Wednesday!  Sharing stories helps to inspire others to follow their own dreams. So, I continue to write these stories! This one features Chef Antonia Lofaso & her journey to become a (celebrity) chef. Here's the link to my HuffPost blog. She is all about the...

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