With Business Growth Comes Business Growing Pains

It’s the hope and dream of every entrepreneur and small business owner. The day your business turns the corner and is officially profitable! It’s the long-awaited day when you’re no longer operating at a loss and your profitability projections and bank balance become one. [Cue angelic chorus] Congratulations! Growth has been steady and you’ve got […]

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Why Lying To Yourself is The Greatest Deception

When the Home Shopping Network (HSN) was very new, my sister and I would watch the show faithfully. We absolutely loved the jewelry segment of the show and who wouldn’t? Amazing gold filigree rings and necklaces. We watched thick gold Figaro bracelets and doorknocker bamboo earrings sellout in minutes. However, when you’re an unemployed teenager […]

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Dear Diary…The Benefits of Journaling

I’ve journaled off-and-on for the past 20 years. Some of my journals are leather, some are spiral bound, some I even created myself. I even tried online journaling but didn’t care for the online versions so much. I needed to put pen to paper and write it all out. What’s wonderful about each of them is that they all […]

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What I want to be when I grow up

Every student who graduates from high school isn’t certain of what they want to do with the rest of their life. Even after they’ve taken all the assessments and received the list of careers that they’re best suited for…many still don’t know. They haven’t found the thing that interests them. So they enter college with […]

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You Are What You Practice

When you’re married to a musician, you learn a few things about discipline and skill mastery. I’ve also learned that practice is what you do before a rehearsal. Professionals never show up to a rehearsal or event without first spending time on their instrument in private—working out the kinks. My beloved spends hours at the […]

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