Christina Schenk-Hargrove

Before Setting Goals for the Coming Year – Take A Look Back

It's the time of year for setting goals. For many of us, the arrival of New Year's Day prompts visions of a new start and ambitious plans. But in order to successfully set goals that will move your business forward, it's important to start by looking back, into the...

Don’t Let Fear Of Failure Hold You Back Next Year

If you have some down time, this time of year can be a good opportunity to review the past 12 months and set some plans and goals for 2023. But, before you go there, I wanted to re-publish this essay from a couple of years ago about reframing failure. Reframing...

Six Signs You Need To Hire An Employee For Your Business

As a business owner, it’s important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of employing trainers and other professionals in your business. Whether you are on the verge of making a hire, or you think you want to do it all yourself, or even if the thought never...
Creating Graphics For Your Business

Creating Graphics For Your Business

I am going to put on a different hat today, and talk about design.  You may know me as DTU's resident legal beagle, but what you may not know is that my undergraduate degree is in Fine Arts (I majored in sculpture).  While it may seem like a strange combination (talk...

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Case Study: The Freckled Paw

Case Study: The Freckled Paw

Case study: Crystal Partain, The Freckled Paw. On target to reach a goal of $150,000 in 2021. Summary: Crystal started working in a vet clinic, cleaning kennels, at 16 years old. She worked her way up, and by the time she went to college a few years later, she knew...

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