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Adulting Mrs Enginerd Weddings

The Maid, Matron and/or Man of Honor Commandments

Modern weddings are ripe with opportunities to create drama and misunderstandings especially when it comes to the roles and responsibilities for everyone involved. This is most prevalent in the bridal party where tasks like the bachelorette and day of preparations fall on the maid, matron or man of honor who gets to serve as a […]

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Adulting Mrs Enginerd

Of Life, Adulting and Challenging the Status Quo

My family realized I had the makings of an engineer because of my endless curiosity. Intrinsically, looking for patterns and figuring out how things were interconnected motivated me to ask questions of depth and substance. Whenever the adults didn’t have an answer they would hand over a book, magazine or tool and leave me to […]

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Adulting MBA Chronicles: Class of 2019 Mrs Enginerd

Don’t Be Afraid Of Your Own Success

Every time a friend tells me that if they got offered their dream job today they wouldn’t take it, I cringe. Why wouldn’t you take it?! Even if you feel unqualified or you are sure failure will find you eventually, there is no reason to pass up the opportunity of a lifetime. Fake it until […]

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Adulting Mrs Enginerd

Supporting Your Friends’ Dreams Shouldn’t Be Optional

I was raised by a flexible old school family that taught me to always patronize home grown products, services and peeps’s wacky business ventures. For example, my mom didn’t necessarily need 20 lbs of laundry detergent but if a friend was starting a career as an Amway sales rep or their own laundry detergent shop […]

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Adulting Château Enginerd Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

10 Ways to Make Business With Friends and Family Work Out

One of the many reasons business partnerships fail is unmet expectations. Be it contractual obligations, delays or bad decision making, communicating what the needs, requirements and nice to haves are essential to ensuring success. A contract can be broken and money can disapear down black holes; litigation can end up giving you undesirable outcomes. As […]

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Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

15 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign More Effective

You may have seen a few campaigns teach their goals fast while others stalled and lingered and wondered, why? It is very easy to fill in the form and launch the campaign but the marketing aspect can make or brake it. Here are some tips to get you on the road to success a bit […]