Monthly Archives: May 2015

Cancer sucks when you are trying to run a business

I learned that my friend Abby Freethy had breast cancer from a fundraising event for her posted on Facebook. She learned she had breast cancer in February after feeling that “something was just not right.” I asked her if she wanted to talk about the impact her illness was having on her life, her family […]

How to determine if your business is a “success”

“Success” is among the most overused words when it comes to talking about business. I’m guilty of using this word. But I’ve come to realize that using the word “success” to measure or describe our business puts a lot of pressure on us to achieve certain things, and if we don’t, we feel like we failed in […]

How to go into business with Mom

Going into the real estate business with her mom wasn’t something Kortnie Hudgens was planning on. But three years ago, her plans changed. Kortnie grew up in Bangor and left to attend the University of Southern Maine, where she met her boyfriend, Nick Mullins. As graduation approached for Mullins, he began his job search in the […]