Posts by Linda Ruffenach
Shock Your Potential Podcast
Enjoy our conversation with Shock Your Potential host, Michael Sherlock who works with businesses and professionals to achieve their full potential in leadership, sales and customer experiences. Listen as founder, Linda Ruffenach shares her experiences and her thoughts on how It can get very lonely at the top. And the higher you rise in business,…Read More
Keep Moving Forward
per·spi·cac·i·ty: the quality of having a ready insight into things; bringing knowledge forward. I first heard the word perspicacity when I met Deanna Farrugia, the founder of The Perspicacity Group. Being the founder of a company with a made-up name like Execuity, I had just assumed it was not a real world and there had…Read More
It’s Not All Candy & Rainbows
“Being a business owner is hard. It’s not all candy and rainbows. There are going to be sacrifices, especially in the beginning.” – Amanda Berry, FranNet Amanda Berry, has a purpose and that purpose is in helping others find their passion. As the owner of FranNet of Kentucky that is exactly what she does. She…Read More
Are Your Priorities in Order?
Who enjoys thinking about taxes? While not many people have this passion, I had the opportunity to sit down with Timalyn Bowens, Enrolled Agent to the IRS, and owner of Bowens Tax and Bookkeeping Solutions, a virtual firm based out of Louisville, KY. A self-professed nerd, she has a unique love and special passion for…Read More
Go Big or Go BIGGER
It takes courage to become an entrepreneur and for women, it takes even more courage to go into a male dominated industry like manufacturing. For Jesika Young, taking big bold steps is just part of her DNA. In 2018, she left her career in banking to purchase her first manufacturing business and since then she…Read More
Getting Pulled in the Right Direction
I have far more success when I listen to the market and discover what the business really needs and then I go build it for them. – Cara Silletto Cara Silletto is a nationally recognized workforce thought leader and the owner and founder of Magnet Culture, where she works with organizations of all different sizes…Read More
A World of Inspiration
“Go even bigger… start even earlier to dream big and encourage others to dream big too!” There are so many inspiring women in this world. The ones that can inspire us the most are the women we grew up with. It could be your mother, sister, aunt or a cherished family friend. For Kim Haas,…Read More
Mirror, mirror on the all why do we keep hiring the worst sales people of all?
A CEO recently came to us seeking counsel on how to solve her company’s sales problem. Using her words, “We have everything else working in our company, but we cannot seem to get people to buy and our sales team is not cutting it.” How many of you have encountered this same dilemma in your organization?…Read More
Do You Want to Take Hostages or Passengers?
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. –African proverb As we journey through life we make good choices, bad choices, tough choices and fun choices. Each of our choices not only impact our lives but they can have a significant impact on those around us. I…Read More
Blending Bourbon and Business
The first time I went to a fine restaurant with a business client, I felt so intimidated. I was barely 21 and while I had been out to nice places to eat before, I never had to worry about what to drink or how to order. I was afraid I would do something stupid. My…Read More