Behind the Scenes: 5 More Lessons I’m Learning from Hosting a Summit

I’m really excited to be hosting my 2nd summit: The Military Spouse Business Summit! How did this come about? Well, I’m a military spouse and my fellow military spouses are always asking me how to start a business. If so many military spouses are coming to me asking me the same question, there has to be other military spouses out there who have the same issue. Eureka! The Military Spouse Business Summit was born! After all, I’m no stranger to summits. I hosted my first one (The Aloha Summit) about 3 months ago and got the hang of it.

This summit is very different than my first one. I have more speakers, it was planned well in advance (I started looking for speakers in September), and there are A LOT of moving promotional parts to all of this. The good news is that Continue reading

What It Took For Me to Finally Take A Timeout For Myself

Thanksgiving Newsletter Article ImageIt’s been pretty quiet in my house these last few days and for good reason. For the past 2 weeks, I’ve been entertaining guests. When you live in Hawaii, you get used to it. After my in-laws arrived, I got a phone call from my one of my closest friends and colleagues, Stephanie. She was very excited because she had a couple of days off from work and wanted to come to Hawaii. Without hesitation, I told her yes that she could come! The day after my in-laws left, Stephanie arrived excited and ready to enjoy her 3 days in Hawaii. Continue reading