MONEY! And one full year of being an entrepreneur …

“I want candy. I want money.  I want my mommy.  I want my daddy.” – Mary Bue

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I want candy. I want money. I want my mommy. I want my daddy. – Mary Bue

Full disclosure:  I am a bit of a self-help junkie.  What does this have to do with MONEY??? I’ve been geeking out over a crew of super inspiring self-help-ish entrepreneurs and in the past week many signs from those thought-leaders have been pointing to getting intimate with my MONEY.  I’m reading Money: A Love Story by Kate Northrup – the subtitle is “Untangle your financial woes and create the life you really want.”  In tandem,  another huge inspiration of mine is Marie Forleo and in her latest TV show she interviewed Eat, Pray, Love sensation Elizabeth Gilbert,  and there were some serious nuggets of wisdom surrounding money.  More on these ladies a bit later.
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Creativity, Vulnerability & Risk

“There is nothing more vulnerable than creativity … and what is art if it’s not love?” – Brené Brown

In the midst of putting a new album into the world,  I am faced with some trepidation.  I’ve heard Tori Amos in an interview describe her songs as babies … on that thought,  when you send your children out to live their lives outside of you,  mothering instinct must kick in – fear for their safety,  how will they get along in the world,  who will love them?  I can only imagine … comparing songs to babies might be a long shot,   but to create something bearing soul, sweat, love, tears and fling it into the universe is quite a courageous act.

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