It Only Takes One!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / November 9, 2018 /

A Single Voice. . . Fear not, this is not a political post. However, I was struck by an amazing thing that happened this past Monday night at a political rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The amazing happening prompted this blog about how one single voice can make a difference. Amazing Grace! Late into the evening,…

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Out of the Closet Revisited!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 26, 2018 /

The following post is revised from an article I wrote for Nancy Becher‘s business women’s online magazine in October, 2015. I think it’s as relevant today as it was when I wrote it and Nancy published it! It All Began Like This. . . I’m a woman of strong faith. Most of you know that…

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Perfectionism? Or Fear!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 12, 2018 / Comments Off on Perfectionism? Or Fear!

Perfectionism or Fear. . . Perfectionism is one of the main reasons many women in business fail to achieve the level of success they desire. In fact, many will fail to launch their business because it has to be ‘perfect’ before they do. I have a theory about perfectionism that, although untested, has proved correct…

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Let Your Light Shine ~ Because It's 'Cool!'

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 5, 2018 /

Let Your Light Shine. . . Last Friday, I talked about introversion as an obstacle to business success. Or so folks say. I also said that sometimes, it’s cool to go against the flow. To be experienced as cool and aloof when others are outgoing and gregarious. How many times that supposed conventional wisdom doesn’t…

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When It's Cool to be Cool!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / September 28, 2018 /

When It’s Cool to be Cool! Provocative title I think. Provocative because it could mean almost anything – and be about almost anything. But this post is about us business women, Christian specifically, who are seen as “cool” because we wear our introversion on our sleeve. I can say this because more often than not,…

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Wise Up Woman of God!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / September 21, 2018 /

Living in the Muck & Mire. . . There are those who love dirt. No matter what life brings; they will choose to live where life is dirtiest. And I don’t mean earth’s dirt. I mean the yuck that sticks to us when we persist in being our own worst enemy to the detriment of…

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Am I My Own Worst Enemy? Part 2

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / September 14, 2018 /

Can You Give It To Me In A Nutshell?  From last week’s post as today’s lead in. . . “Yes I can. But not here. The nutshell is larger than you think. It has more words and wisdom than this post will hold. And it’s too important to gloss over with a swipe of spit…

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / September 7, 2018 /

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy? Speaking for myself, I can say with confidence that the answer is YES! I step on toes; I say the wrong thing at the right time or the right thing at the wrong time. I hide my light under a barrel and wonder why the light of His love…

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Obstacles Will Come ~ And Then They Will Go!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / August 31, 2018 /

Obstacles Will Come. . . This week begins a new series in “Answers to Basic Business Challenges”. One of life’s great truth’s is “obstacles will come“. They will when we least expect them; and they may throw us for a loop and drop us on our butts before we know it. They are part of…

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Wisdom for the Faint of Heart!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / August 24, 2018 /

Smooth Sailing & Fairy Tales! One of life’s most valuable lessons is to learn that life is not always smooth. The paths of our lives may not be fret-free. In fact, truth is; we don’t want them to be. Consciously we do; but deep in our souls we know that smooth sailing doesn’t make an…

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