Author Archives: Lisa Weeks

About Lisa Weeks

Professional wordsmith; 5Rhythms dance fanatic; lover of words; and champion of community.

Behold! Cook Street Village’s Best Kept Secret

Wine lovers rejoice! The craft of winemaking is alive and well in a bustling little shop in the heart of Victoria’s Cook Street Village. Dynamic and irresistibly likeable business owners Fran Kinloch and Jon Goody are the spirited duo responsible … Continue reading

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The Secret that Takes the Mystery Out of Back Pain

Back ache, neck pain, shoulder trouble. Sigh. If you’re like me, you’ve struggled with one, or all, at some point in your life. It’s also probably the case, the older you get, the shorter the gaps are between the troubled … Continue reading

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3 Myths About Organic Landscaping You Should Ignore

Spring has sprung and your landscape is alive with possibility — burgeoning buds, blooming daffodils, blossoming cherry trees, sprouting shoots, chirping birds — all clear signs we’ve survived yet another winter. Phew! Let’s enjoy the inspiration while it lasts. Before … Continue reading

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Who Else Wants to Save Money on Your Overhead Expenses?

You’re a small-business owner with a big-picture perspective. You know your business inside and out – what your customers like, what makes them tick, and how to position your business as the place they’ll keep coming back to, time and … Continue reading

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Birthday reflections, changes on the horizon, and a big thanks for reading!

Cue soundtrack: “You say it’s your birthday… it’s my birthday too, yeah” (In case it’s not obvious, we’re imagining the Beattles birthday song here). Yep, that’s right. The Minding Your Own Business blog turns one this month. It seems like … Continue reading

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3 Things Building Houses Can Teach You About Building a Better Business

No question about it, you’re good at what you do. You’re well trained. You’ve got years of experience, and a natural gift. Not to mention, your knack for connecting with just about anyone. It’s taken long hours, deep breathing and … Continue reading

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The Secret to Growing Old Gracefully

Good help. Whether you like it or not, aging is something we all do. There’s no stopping it. We get older. Often, this process brings a host of challenges – physical, mental, social. It’s not always easy, but it’s a … Continue reading

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