3 Easy Steps for More Effective Goal-Setting in 2020

  “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry   It’s that time of year again! Especially at the end of a decade, it’s almost impossible not to think back and review, while at the same time setting the tone for the next year or 10.    Although many people […]

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#MyGivingStory – Dreamers and Doers

  #Mygivingstory starts in 2015, at the same time the WEOC started. I was fresh out of the corporate world, hot and heavy into entrepreneurship. I was building my own business, focused on being an image consultant. My world and emotions ebbed and flowed, just like the early days of WEOC. The NIIC team was […]

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#MyGivingStory – I Get It.

My story is simple. I’ve owned my own company for 16 years. I understand the entrepreneurial struggles and triumphs. I relate to what you are going through each day as a business owner. That’s why I give, to help people like us. Join us to support business builders in Northeast Indiana. Visit the donate page […]


#MyGivingStory – Opportunity for the Next Generation

Since I was born and raised in Decatur, IN, I understand how important Fort Wayne is to the economic vitality of northeast Indiana. Decatur, like other small communities in the region, looked to Fort Wayne for the business services that could not be offered where we lived. We were dependent on each other! Even though […]

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#MyGivingStory – Disruptors for the Good

One of my favorite books is Grit to Great. “G.R.I.T. – Guts, Resilience, Initiative, Tenacity.” I GET to work at a place (The NIIC) that serves entrepreneurs. They model this every day, working their businesses. These disruptors of the ordinary are innovative spirits, who make our world better through their products and services. They make […]

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