Closing a Business is Emotional

Closing a Business is Emotional

Closing a business is emotional. My daughter and I left the house this morning around 6 am with a car filled with garage sale items, and headed to the wood shop where my husband has created gorgeous custom furniture for the past 17 years.  Shane was already a...

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4 Ways to Prepare For Your Summer Road Trip

4 Ways to Prepare For Your Summer Road Trip

Yesterday, I shared a story about a road trip my husband and I took last Fall with an unexpected detour. Road trips are fun!  If you have a few extra days this summer, one great way to spend your time is on a road trip. Taking a road trip is a fantastic way t...

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Unexpected Detours Lead to New Adventures

Unexpected Detours Lead to New Adventures

Last September my husband and I took a road trip to Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.  On our way home from SLC, we ended up on a detour that took us 3 hours out of our way to Interstate 70 through Manti-La Sal National Forest. It was breathtaking, and worth ever...

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Transactional Marketing vs. Relationship Marketing

Transactional Marketing vs. Relationship Marketing

Transactional Marketing focuses on a single sale at a time.  It is a very short-sighted and exhausting way of doing business. Business is a series of transactions, you know, exchanging money for goods or services.  If you don’t clients giving you money...

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Ten Reasons Why America is Beautiful

Ten Reasons Why America is Beautiful

Happy Birthday, America! Here are ten reasons why the past decade was amazing, and yes, I do love me some science: SpaceX developed a reusable rocket. Wind and Solar power advancements are creating renewable energy and more jobs than oil, coal and gas combined...

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6 Degrees of Lemonade

6 Degrees of Lemonade

“You just can’t plant a seed and walk away, you have to be willing to water it, to fertilize it, and need be, you gotta go out and buy it a grow lamp.” – Kevin Bacon My husband tells me I should write a book called “Turning Lemons...

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July Goals

July Goals

Here are my July Goals: Custom Furniture Business Update Bookkeeping Taxes Close Up Shop Business Coaching 6 participants in 6 week private coaching group. Network Marketing 50 team members and guests at Houston Promptings Academy on July 29th Help a minimum o...

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Do I Dare?

Do I Dare?

“If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!” – Richard Branson Richard Branson famously encourages people to say yes to new things, even when you don’t know how t...

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