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They Just Don’t Get It

When I was in education, my family was proud of me and expressed it. I had friends that I would go to happy hour with and discuss the problems of the world. It was great being a part of a group and having a sense of belonging. Then I got this wild hair to leave the traditional workforce

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Failure to Execute

Analysis Paralysis. You’ve heard of this before I’m sure. You’re so busy overanalyzing every detail, possible outcome, etc. that you never actually get started on

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Business Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Yogi is our Yorkiepoo and he has got to be about the best dog in the universe. I know. I know. Everyone says that about their dog. But this time it’s true and here’s why. Not only is he a cuddly and loving dog, he also teaches me business lessons almost daily. I’ll share with you the three that I think are the most important.

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Dammit Doll Gets a Workout

There I was, trucking right along. Feeling good. Like I finally might have this whole ‘running a business’ under control. I was focused. Then…


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This quote used to be so reassuring to me. It would make me feel better that I wasn’t perfect or that it was okay that we had just had a bad day in business. But when you stop and think about it, it’s human nature to compare what we’re going through with what we see happening around us.

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