A quick post today…..starting with a video! (I got a SONY bloggie camera, so I had to have a little fun with it….)
It is true ~ I am working on a post about what make a successful mompreneur (in my opinion), but I thought that I would just share my experience from yesterday. Yesterday was one of those days after school, in which I did have to be on a late afternoon webinar (damn west coast). I bartered with the boys for one hour of quiet. I promised that if they did their homework quietly and then went to play downstairs while I took the webinar – dinner could be takeout from the place of their choice. Guess What? It worked. Everything went seemingly well, and since I was not available – my older son even helped the little one with his homework! After the hour, we had much discussion on the dinner choices, and the boys settled on Mexican takeout. It ended up being fun for everyone! Success Story #1!
Being a mompreneur or a working mom means you have to balance a lot, and like I say in the video – we do what we have to do whether it means answering emails in the car line or Mexican takeout.
While I put the finishing touches on my successful mompreneur post ~ Share with me any success stories you have when needing your kids to cooperate as a mompreneur or working mom.
I have not recorded a Bckngruv-video in a while, so I thought that I would start this week off with one. This past week and the ones coming up, are what I call the “down and dirty” part of being a mompreneur. Nothing glamorous just a lot of meetings, research, phone calls, and general business planning. I share some of these details with you in the video, and propose an opportunity for us to share together — check it out!
editor’s note: still working out all the technical difficulties and not saying “so” every other sentence, but all in all – better than last vlog.
I have had a crazy week filled with business plan writing and office supply shopping. Woohoo! To quote Justin Timberlake, I am “Bringing Sexy Back” one office supply at a time. For me the theme of the week has been Need versus Want. When working on the sales plan for my upcoming braduct, I have been flushing out whether my product is a need or a want. Then came my trip to Office Depot to buy a file cabinet that I needed, but I also bought a fancy purple stapler and “backngroove” pink file folders (clearly a want). However, it could be argued that I needed these items. I did need folders and a stapler. Not necessarily the stylish ones that I bought, yet on the other hand, I am creating a brand. A feminine, lingerie-esque brand that possibly needed pink and purple office supplies. I know — keep telling myself that.
When examining Need versus Want in any aspect of life, business or personal, could it be that we convince ourselves that something is a need when it really is want? Can an item be both a need and a want at different times? I made a quick slide show of a major part of my life to examine this argument.