7 Basics for Business Success

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

The success of any business is dependent upon many factors.  In this short post, I’ve used the acrostic “SUCCESS” to identify 7 basics to start and build a successful business of any type (brick and [...]

3 Keys to Retirement Success

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

We all dream of a retirement where we don’t have to worry about money.  We can spend more time with family and loved ones, traveling, or playing golf. We can do what we want, when [...]

A Sure Hit Sponsorship Proposal

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

I have produced several events over the past 15 years, so I've become somewhat of an expert at sponsorship proposals and a lot of people ask me for help in this area. Here's an overview [...]


Have you ever thought about leaving the 9-5 grind, getting out of rush hour traffic, and retiring financially independent EARLY?

About Carla Ladd 01That was me. As I sat in traffic (and sometimes in unproductive work meetings), I would dream about being my own boss; being in control of my income and more importantly being in control of my time. I wanted to travel without worrying about how many vacation days I had on the books or if I had enough money. I dreamed of meeting friends for coffee in the middle of the day without worrying about being back to work before my lunch hour was over. I truly felt like a corporate slave.

In 2007, after many years in Aerospace as a Systems Engineer, I finally had enough! I was way too young to retire, yet I couldn’t see myself on a job day in and day out for another 30 years. So, when the opportunity presented itself, I left my corporate job to pursue my entrepreneurial passions full time and I haven’t looked back. I LOVE the freedom (financial and time) running my own business has afforded me and helping people become financially free through Entrepreneurship and sound financial principles is my life’s purpose. >> READ MORE <<