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Business & Marketing

clients, money, take care of your brand

Did You Just Waste an Outfit?

You need some new clothes. Especially for work. Your closet is about as stale as a leftover bag of Ruffles potato chips. So you go to Banana Republic to buy a few suits. … Read More

Business Travel, Business Travel Expense, Reporting, IRS, Bookkeeping

Travel Expense Reporting

Late last year the IRS announced the new federal per diem travel rates for Fiscal Year 2015, which spans from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. Usually the per diem rates … Read More

How you travel, eliminate stress, arrive productive

7 Ways to Eliminate the Stress of Business Travel – Part 2

There are 7 ways when travelling that you can reduce or actually eliminate the stress involved. In my article last week, I covered the first two points – Diet and Exercise. So … Read More

Transparency, Social Media, Privacy, Business

Branding Tip #3: How Much Transparency Is Too Much?

Are you willing to be vulnerable? Do you enjoy sharing your personal successes and challenges? In the previous two posts, I talked about storytelling and authenticity, and how … Read More

connection, writing, book, entrepreneur, vulnerable,

2 Things You Can Do When Writing Your Book to Create a Magical Connection with Your Reader

It’s not always easy for authors to create a true connection with readers. It can take skill, experience, and oftentimes, a lot of trial and error before getting it … Read More

social media, sharing, entrepreneur

How to Get More Shares and Interest on Social Media

Are you frustrated with how little people respond to your social media posts? Are they not sharing your content, events, promotions and pictures? Well, let’s face it, there … Read More

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Success & Mindset

roots, core beliefs, orgin of core beliefs, self discovery

Are Your Roots Showing?

Last year I participated in a coaching program that was transformational. It was a group environment but all of the work was individualized. We were each given the same assignments to complete and … Read More

bold, sales, networking, leads, entrepreneur

Shrinking Back or Standing Bold?

I am going to be honest with you. Sometimes I just don’t do the things I know I must do to grow my business. I’ve dealt with this for years. When I was doing sales for the staffing company for which I … Read More

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Fashion & Beauty

Eyewear, style, entrepreneur

I Believe In Yesterday

Love was such an easy game to play… Why is it that we don’t know how good we have it until its gone? This week I suffered a direct hit to my right eye with a tennis ball coming off of a … Read More

swimsuit anxiety, fashion, summer

How To Eliminate Swimsuit Anxiety

Get ready ladies, the most dreaded time of the year is here. We are not talking about tax season; we are talking about swimsuit season. After a long cold snowy winter, we have to begin to break out … Read More

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Work+Life Balance

Focused Business Time, Protected Family TIme, Successful Business with kids, entrepreneur

Build A Booming Business With Toddlers In Tow

This week one of my subscribers reached out and asked how I kept my business rapidly growing despite having a newborn. As many of you know, I have an eleven month old daughter named Madison. The … Read More

Patterns, personal, business, happiness, success

Patterns 102-A: Business and Business Success

Let us take a brief detour from the general introduction to patterns. In Patterns 101 and Patterns 102 we talked about patterns in a way that may appear to address only the personal. However, it is … Read More

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Health & Wellness

Chef Varouj, Culinary Creator, Compound Butter

Compound Butter Video Blog from Chef Varouj

Stop! You need to watch this video before you make your next meal. PREP, is the most essential step in any professional kitchen as well as home kitchens. If you fail to prepare, you prepare to … Read More

Meditation, Brain, Health Benefits

Can Meditation Keep Your Brain Young?

As we age, our brain’s lose weight and volume. These changes may start to occur in people as early as their mid to late 20s. Previous research has shown that people who meditate tend to lose less … Read More

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