#IndieCruise Mastermind 2017 Speaker: Deb Jasien: How to Design the Perfect Craft or Trade Show Booth

There are 242 days to go until my annual 7th Annual #IndieCruise Mastermind retreat! In case you missed it, we'll be gathering at the beautiful Club Med Luxury Resort & Spa in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on January 15 – 20, 2017. It will be here before you know it, so if you have not registered, now is the time to learn more and register here. I recently introduced you to Melody … [Read more...]

#IndieCruise Mastermind 2017 Speaker: Melody Bockelman: How to Add Private Label and Contract Manufacturing to Your Existing Business Model

It's the best day ever (again) because I am here to introduce you to our first speaker for #IndieCruise Mastermind 2017. Her name is Melody Bockelman and she is the founder and CEO of Private Label Insider in Harlingen, Texas. If you haven't yet registered for our 7th annual retreat for creative entrepreneurs, you can do so here. Melody has been a member of the Indie Business Network for … [Read more...]

Announcing our Collaboration with SoudeHaiti to Empower the People of Haiti

Earlier today, I announced our theme and exotic retreat destination for #IndieCruise Mastermind 2017 in Punta Cana. If you missed that, you can read all about it here. (If you already know you want to register, do it now because we will fill up fast!) Now, I am pleased to share our new collaboration with SoudeHaiti, an organization dedicated to creating a self-sustaining and economically empowered … [Read more...]

Announcing #IndieCruise MasterMind 2017: Refresh – Refine – Results

I am excited to announce the theme and exotic retreat destination for #IndieCruise Mastermind 2017. I'm even more thrilled to share our new collaboration with a non-profit organization to benefit native Caribbean people in Haiti. More about that later. First, for those who don't know, #IndieCruise is a small, intimate, limited seat retreat for Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs who have been in … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Take a Semi-Sabbatical

I have written previously about the power of the pause, and how important it is to step away and press the reset button from time to time. I did so last week. I am freshly returned from my 6th Annual #IndieCruise Mastermind Retreat for Creative Entrepreneurs, and I have firmly pressed the reset button. Here is a video that one of our speakers, Stacia Guzzo, created to showcase how we "sunned and … [Read more...]