FWB – Creativity: Inherent or Learned?

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) I often get asked how I’m so creative.  I’ve tried, nay, WRACKED my brain to think of an answer.  Turns out I have no clue how I can just make things up out of thin air.  It’s hard…

FWB – Women in Business

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) This is a great place for resources – from business plans to accounting Excel sheets – super great! I’m currently the Vice President of my local chapter of the American Business Women’s Association for the 2014 year.  It’s…

FWB – The Business of Bipolar Disorder

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Hi, my name is Jessie and I’m bipolar. True story.  I’m Type II with rapid cycling and hypomania.  I’ve been medicated for a little over a year now and let me tell you, medication and health insurance have…

FWB – Different Generations and How They Impact Your Business

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Good afternoon!  Today I want to share with you a few pearls of wisdom that I learned from a business presentation that I attended last night. I’m part of the American Business Women’s Association – I’m the Vice…

FWB – My Humble Beginnings: Chapter Two

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Ahh. . . high school. . . the good old days.  Or were they?  I had a pretty pleasant high school experience but you won’t find me wishing I could go back.  So let’s paint a picture before…

FWB – The Almighty Business Plan

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) If you’re ready for a snooze feel free to read this less-than-sparkling ’10 Steps to Start Your Own Business’.  Way to kill my entrepreneurial spirit with some boring and totally un-fun tasks. . .  Dammit. . .  I…

FWB – Entrepreneurship and Etsy

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Have you heard of Etsy?  Yes?  Perfect, you know just how amazing it truly is!  No, no clue what an Etsy is?  GO CHECK IT OUT!!  It’s an online marketplace for all things vintage and hand-made.  There are…

FWB – My Humble Beginnings: Chapter One

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) It all started in my childhood house – in the middle of the living room on any given weekend morning.  I would sort through my toys and carefully decide which ones I had outgrown or demolished past the…

FWB – Step One. . . START

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Hello! My name’s Jessie (with an IE) and I want to start my own business.  I’ve researched the crap out of starting my own business and have found it a little overwhelming.  I started with a goal –…