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Thriving Marriages Choose Growth

By |December 31st, 2013|Blog, Marriage|

Two things I want you to take from here today: 1.) Free Handouts to use as a tool to engage your marriage as a team and create your mission/vision statements and objectives. {Click to Tweet} We are offering some of the exercises we use in our marriage seminars for couples to use as they continually dream together, evaluate where they are individually and as a marriage team.  2.) Thriving, not surviving, but thriving marriages, choose [...]

Thriving Marriages: Allow Him

By |November 17th, 2011|Blog, Marriage|

Allowing Your Husband to Lead This post is for strong women who are natural leaders, who thrive leading; however I am sure all women could relate in some ways~ right? As a strong, passionate, get things done kind of woman who is habitually leading her children all day through home schooling, when my husband gets home it can be a challenge to move out of that Head of the Household role immediately.  As my understanding [...]

Thriving Marriages & Thriving Businesses:Part 6

By |October 6th, 2011|Blog, Business, Marriage|

Compartmentalizing Life? Aren't We a Team?What is it?  He has his job, you have your job.  He has his responsibilities, you have yours.  He has his "jurisdictions," you have yours.  He has his side of the closet, you have yours.  He goes to work, its his deal, what does it have to do with you?  You have your work (even if it is in the home), what does it have to do with him?  Get [...]

Thriving Marriages Part 5: Lead Me

By |August 20th, 2011|Blog, Marriage|

Lead Me"I look around and see my wonderful lifeAlmost perfect from the outsideIn picture frames, I see my beautiful wifeAlways smiling, but on the insideOh, I can hear her sayingLead me with strong handsStand up when I can'tDon't leave me hungry for loveChasing dreams, but what about us?Show me you're willing to fightThat I'm still the love of your lifeI know we call this our homeBut I still feel aloneI see their faces, look in [...]

"Building Thriving marriages & Thriving Businesses Part 4:The Comparison Trap"

By |April 27th, 2011|Blog, Business, Marriage|

The Comparison TrapWe have all been there... that time old comparison trap... and aren't we women the WORST at it? Or maybe it just has the ability to eat us up more than men?I'm sure you've all read the books on friendship that have chapters dedicated to "comparing" yourself to other women and how dreadfully dangerous that can be.I know I have personally struggled with this one since I was a young girl in elementary [...]

Building Thriving Marriages & Thriving Businesses Part 3

By |March 21st, 2011|Blog, Business, Marriage|

HospitalityOne of the most obvious ways to be involved in your husband's business is through Hospitality. This message is for women, all women who are married, regardless of their husband's career choice. There is always some way we can reach out, if our husbands can get into the thought of "reaching out" to those God puts in their path on a daily basis. However, I must say that in our personal experience it has been [...]

Building A Thriving Marriage & A Thriving Business Part 1

By |February 28th, 2011|Blog, Business, Marriage|

Dispelling the MythToday I want to dispel the first of a few myths that I believe hurt businesses and marriages.Lie #1: You can't have it all- A Thriving Marriage & A Thriving BusinessTruth: A thriving marriage can help create a thriving business! No, a thriving business doesn't create a thriving marriage.The obvious tip here is to be focused on creating a strong foundation for your marriage from the beginning. Create a Vision and Mission for [...]

Thriving Marriage & Thriving Businesses Series

By |February 26th, 2011|Blog, Business, Marriage|

I am excited to start this series which I am calling"Building Thriving Marriages & Thriving Businesses"As many of you know, my husband has worked for Cutco for 16 years. That was how we meet. I worked for the company first as a sales rep and then after training to run my own office, Isaac and I were engaged so my focus changed and I became his main Assistant Manager. Together we built our first year [...]

I’m Married to an Entrepreneur & We’re Still Happy

By |January 6th, 2014|Blog, Business, Marriage|

For those of you who don't know my husband Isaac, he is an entrepreneur at heart. This is just how God wired him. He's a natural born leader, an innovative thinker. And people like him, don't THRIVE being put in a box. Who does really? But you get my point. For the entirety of our marriage, Isaac has enjoyed being in the business of 'building' people. Anyone who has ever been married to a self-employed, [...]

Wife of an Entrepreneur

By |October 25th, 2011|

When I met my husband Isaac he was running his own Branch Office through Vector Marketing/ Cutco Cutlery.  Yes, we worked together. He was a young 23 year old man with ambition and drive, and seemed to never need any sleep, because he through himself into his business.  He was going to succeed no matter what.  His people were going to succeed no matter what.  I should have known then what I was getting myself [...]