How Do You Get to Red Rocks?

photo credit: Nicki Bult Lamprecht

There’s an old joke…

A tourist in New York stops a guy on the street and says, “Hey, how do you get to Carnegie Hall?”

And the guy replies, “Practice, practice, practice…”

Last week I got to perform on stage at Red Rocks Amphitheater, to a crowd of somewhere in the neighborhood of 6,000 people.

Well, me — and 300 of my closest friends. …

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Playing Bigger When You’re a Solopreneur

How do you play bigger when you’re a one (wo)man show? How do you confidently say yes to an opportunity without drowning in the added work?

That was the dilemma my friend Michelle Fifis found herself in late last year. Owner of the Pattern Observer website and the Textile Design Lab for textile designers, Michelle was offered a partnership opportunity with a trade show in her industry. They were looking for someone to write their newsletter, improve the connection with their current audience and reach out to new designers in the industry.

She …

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