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Donna Carlson Nominated as a Southern Colorado Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year Nominee

Donna Carlson Nominated as a Southern Colorado Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year Nominee

Donna Carlson has been nominated as a Southern Colorado Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year Nominee.

I was having a rough Monday. I had just received another in a long line of rejections when I got the call. "Congratulations on your nomination for Business Leader of the Year! Chocolate to my soul.

Starting a business is hard. It's like birthing a baby and then having everyone tell you your baby is awfully sweet but kind of ugly. Then you get all kinds of advice how to raise your baby, what to name her and how she should dress.

I was exhausted with the process of grooming and growing my business when at the two year mark a client nominated me for a Business Leader of the Year award with our local women's chamber. That turned a hard day into hope for me. "I don't suck after all," I told my friend.

I know. I know. Positive affirmations. But, JOY, do we need a bit of humor in this hard, hard life. I'm so grateful for this nomination and my not so little community.

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