The Formerly Reluctant Entrepreneur

The Formerly Reluctant Entrepreneur

Almost a year ago, I wrote my first post for this blog, The Reluctant Entrepreneur. Since then, I have interacted with amazing guest authors for the blog, attended WBC Business Essentials and Jump Start trainings almost weekly, completed the Build Your Dream Company Course twice, worked with WBC Business Consultant Deb Bilbao to create an Online Jump Start course, toured Southeastern Utah for our rural Virtual WBC launch events, and actually started my own business, Valkyrie Studios LLC.

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Creative Reuse and Repurposing

Maximizing Resources:
Creative Re-use and Re-purposing

I’m in the car with my dad on a hot South Texas summer day coming home from the store, and he spies a dresser on the curb in our neighborhood. It’s perfect, he says, grabbing the wheeled platform from the garage. Let’s go! He somehow convinced my brother and me to go on this mission – and to push the rolling dresser back to the house for him.Read More

My Experiences with Mentors and How I Strive to Return the Favor

My Experiences with Mentors
and How I Strive to Return the Favor

When asked to write about mentoring, I first referred to definitions of a mentor and other articles on mentoring. Only a few things resonated with me and my experiences throughout the years. My mentors did not really follow the rules nor the mold of a mentor. But that’s probably why I am so fortunate to have the career I have today.Read More


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