I was running today and thought I’d add just 1 more mile to my run. Boy, was I in for a surprise!  Afterwards, I thought…”What just happened? Why was that extra mile soooo hard today?” Later, according to my husband & my Accuweather app, the “Real Feel” temperature was actually over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. But…

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What’s the one of the best things about owning your own business? According to Stephen Key of Entrepreneur Magazine in his article “The Good and the Bad of Being an Entrepreneur“, the #1 thing is “Making your own decisions.” Other people call it being your own boss, or the freedom to take your business in any…

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A challenge for many small businesses who target other businesses is how to effectively market their products or services during the holiday season…why should the retailers and restaurants have all the fun? How do you take advantage of the same end of the year rush? There are still plenty of “shopping days” left to grow your business…

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 “Make Me Smile/Keep Me Awhile” – Why Humor is a Powerful Marketing & PR Tool How many of you can remember your favorite ad or commercial? I’d bet all the money in my son’s piggy bank (and he’s got a lot more than me), that your favorite spot makes you laugh, or at least puts…

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A challenge for many small businesses who target other businesses is how to effectively market their products or services during the holiday season…why should the retailers and restaurants have all the fun? How do you take advantage of the same end of the year rush? There are still plenty of “shopping days” left to grow your business…

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Have you ever thrown a party and worried that no one would show up? For those of you who are party-throwers extraordinaire, you’ve probably never had that concern, since you really don’t care who comes…a party is a party, right? But for those of you like me who, although I love to attend parties, am…

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GOALS:  Dreams with Deadlines Webster’s definition of “Goal” is “the end toward which effort is directed.”                                                                                                 My definition of “Goal” is “Something you want to accomplish with a deadline to accomplish it.” Meaning, if you don’t set a deadline to accomplish your goal, how you will you ever be motivated to get started in the…

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