Doing business like a woman

Allison Nazarian Real Life

Sometimes, when I find myself in a not-so-desirable business situation (usually the kind I might view as a “teachable moment” somewhere down – way down – the road), I am quick to chastise myself for “doing business like a woman.” Inevitably, I find something to take issue with with, well, myself. And more often than not, it is something that I relate back …

When have you crossed the line into TMI?

Allison Nazarian Real Life

You may know or have heard the acronym “TMI” — Too Much Information. It’s what you have done/given when you’re just telling, writing or sharing way too much. It could be with a friend or in business or anywhere, for that matter. Like when the person in front of you in the grocery checkout line takes about 3.2 seconds, without any prompting …

Is there anything that can’t be done virtually anymore?

Allison Nazarian Whatever

In my line of business, I am, thankfully, able to work with and serve clients who are physically located anywhere. Such is the beauty of the virtual nature of today’s business and today’s world. In fact, there are very few services (medical care is one that comes to mind) that must, by definition, be administered entirely (or almost entirely) in person, hands-on …