Category Archives: Mindset

Should You Keep Rescheduling Missed Client Appointments? by @yolandafacio

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by Yolanda A. Facio | Featured Contributor Good question. Here’s the answer… it depends… Now, before you get all excited about that answer, thinking that I might just be giving you the run-around, hang with me… there is a definitive answer. My process is this: Two strikes and yerrrrrrrrr OUT! If you miss or are…

Women Aren’t Good at Getting Customers

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by Andrew McDermott | Featured Contributor It’s 2004. Rachel and I have decided to start our own business and my aunt was completely and totally against the idea of Rachel marketing to new customers. “Women just aren’t good at getting customers.” after sitting me down. “If you allow Rachel to do this, the men you…

Are You Using Your Superhero Power? by @MonicaRicci

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by Monica Ricci | Featured Contributor Did you know you possess a superhero power? We all do! Thanks to my superhero power, I was able to enjoy a wonderful weekend doing exactly what I wanted to do with exactly the people I wanted to be with. My superhero power also allowed me to get a…

What Would You Do If You Knew Your Dream Was A Sure Thing? by @SheilaViers

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by Sheila Viers | Featured Contributor What would you do if you knew your dream was a sure thing? Pause for 30 seconds and really think about your answer to this question. Maybe you would: Relax. Stop worrying. Have more fun. Give the benefit of the doubt. Not hold on so tight. Not resist, push…

10 Tips to Avoid Burn Out For The Self-Employed Super-Woman by @AnnaMadeItMe

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by Anna Jorgensen 1. Set boundaries. • With Clients. The best way to reduce redundant contact is to come out of the gate with The Expectation Plan. Letting clients know up front what to expect and how we work not only wins professional accolades, it reduces a cache of unnecessary communication. • With Family/Friends. Women…

When in Doubt… DANCE it out! by @dancinmoma

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by Pamela McCormick | Featured Contributor Can you hear it? No, not the “voice in your head” silly. The Music!! It’s always there within your reach. Everyone has a song or tune that speaks to them, touches their souls and inspires their inner well-being. So… what’s your “signature tune?” You know the one, the song…

How to Create a Productive Workforce: The 3 As of Happy Employees by @eMakeitHappen

by Emily Worden | Featured Contributor There’s a difference between managers and leaders.  The two roles are intricately linked and complementary, but they’re not the same.  Managers plan, coordinate, and organize tasks. Leaders inspire, motivate, and influence people.  Managers are about accomplishing short-term goals, leaders are focused on long-term vision. As business owners, we often have…

You are Enough by @MelindaMassie

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by Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor Today’s message is short and sweet, Sunshines. You. Are. Enough. Why am I telling you this? Because in the vast majority of homes I’m in, the excessive clutter is there to fill up some hole that is missing. Mild to moderate clutter is often circumstantial reasons like someone who…

The One (and Only) Way We Should Try To Be More Like Men by @hkterry1

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by Heather K. Terry | Featured Contributor There’s a part of me that hates the idea of writing this article. But a bigger part of me knows that it needs to be written. See, there’s a really big elephant in the room. She’s wearing heels and carrying an Hermes bag and she is completely ridiculous, but…

How To Banish Business Shame by @jaclynmullen

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by Jaclyn Mullen About this time of year, the sun comes out across the country which means one thing: it’s time to break out the bathing suits. This of course creates what I like to call the “great bikini body debate”—a very healthy (and much needed) conversation. The debate stance of the media usually states,…