Posts filed under: Start Smart

Optimism is high at the start of a new year. There is this blank slate of possibility, and at no other time in the year are people more courageous and feeling empowered to Go For It!…until another year comes to...
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Most of us have heard the phrase, “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” I’m here to tell you that, figuratively, it’s been happening for a long time. The tree I’m talking about it is a lot like a family tree. No,...
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A few years ago I decided to support a good friend by purchasing some products from the part-time business she’d started with her husband. At the time, I wasn’t interested in pursuing the business, but when I realized I could...
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As we round out another year, you might be pondering the thought of quitting your job or embarking on a different chapter in your life. How do you do that, and walk away from a comfortable paycheck, without whittling your...
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A few years ago I visited my Functional Medicine Doctor. Ever helpful at the front office was the receptionist who mentioned this fantastic product helping to smooth the skin on her arms and legs by minimizing the appearance of that...
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Throughout my childhood I always remembered my mother saying, “I want you to be better than me!” I was raised in a single parent home; my mother could not afford to give me the best things, but I had an...
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Five years ago I found myself standing at a crossroad. Ever since I was little I have always dreamed of being a mom. As a matter of fact, I can even remember praying at just 10 years old that my...
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For many of us, no is an unconscious programmed response to life. Although we have an average of 60,000 plus thoughts a day…most of these…up to 95% are repetitive according to a study done by the Cleveland Clinic. Making matters...
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Building relationships has always been critical to starting and running a successful business, if you don’t get on with your colleagues it can be a real pain, so it’s important to build relationships. Thirty years ago relationships were built when...
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Most people spend their adult lives, their most productive years, regretting the mind numbing constraints of a corporate career and fearing the uncertainty of starting their own business. There is a third option. Thirty years ago Leslie Hocker and Ron...
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