Category Archives: Entrepreneur

ONE WORD and EVERYTHING CHANGES

Crazy? Wonderful? Stressful? Depressing? Magical? What One Word do you think of whenever you think of this time of the year? I have discovered that like anything else with too much hype and too little time, we often see Christmas as the year-end event instead of the amazing holiday it was when we were younger.…

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What are You Looking at?

Pretty isn’t it? It’s the view I get to see when I am at work. It’s close to some of my favorite places to eat,people I love and even great spots to nap. Since I do quite a bit of work from home, I get to enjoy the changes in the scenery all the time.…

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Man Overboard! Is it Time to Jump Ship?

  The term, “jump ship” once referred to a crew member who chose to leave the rest of the ship’s crew without permission. Today it often refers to someone leaving one job for a different career. Remember the beginning of 2017? Sure, that year is almost in the mirror. I bet you had all kinds…

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You’re Too Old To Do That!

Over 40? You’re probably too old to be a Prima Ballerina or pitch for the MLB. You won’t be invited to try out for the Rockettes and unless you are a Veteran you are most likely too old to work for the CIA or FBI. There’s a good possibility that you are too old to…

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The Most Dangerous Word in the World

You might think of words like love, hate, betrayal, when you think of dangerous words but I have seen first hand how the word, “Someday” can truly the be the most dangerous word in the world. We have all heard that saying,”Someday is not a day of the week.” but more importantly, someday connotes that…

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When Knowing is the Entire Battle

Scary little varmint isn’t it? I should know and knowing has been the entire battle. A little over a month ago, we needed our air conditioner replaced.My husband decided that since the furnace was just as old, he would replace them both.Two men arrived and one worked installing the air conditioning unit outside while the…

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Five Ways To Know It’s Really Too Late to Start a Business

One of the very first things some of my “older” entrepreneurs often ask is if it is really too late to start a business.They may be in their late 40’s through 60’s and ready to leave a career behind but not ready to really stop working entirely.Some have been downsized or have had to face…

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USE WHAT YOU HAVE

Last week at the church I attend (yes, I am a Christian and go to church by choice), I heard a speaker, Danielle Strickland talk about her own journey becoming a missionary and working with victims of human trafficking. She spoke about how many people never do extraordinary things because they don’t think they are…

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Can I Teach You How to Fly?

When you were younger did you ever try to fly? Probably weren’t successful right? I wasn’t either, at least at the type of flying I started out trying to do. There are 4 little birds in a nest in a large Boston Fern on my porch. I’ll be honest, I’m not much of a bird…

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Use, Don’t Refuse the Muse

  A Muse is considered your source of personal inspiration.While the original term refers to goddesses in Greek mythology, today anything that you derive your spark of creativity from might be considered your Muse. We might be inspired by anything our senses experience,by an event we take part in or even a cause we are…

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