What makes someone want to own their own business? What is the best type of business to own? Is it true that if you find a need and fill it, you can be successful? I like owning my own business for many reasons. I get to wear what I want, I can take a day […]
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In 2007 I was 31 and newly divorced after seven years of marriage. I was recovering from the shock and personal disappointment of going through a divorce, which is something rare in my family. I was blessed with an inner fortitude that came from my faith in God. I knew I was a survivor; strong […]
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Ok, trash cans are pretty dirty and they can have 411 different forms of bacteria per square inch. For our customers who have their trash cans disinfected regularly, your smartphone is easily dirtier than your trash can! Reason one: according to a study done by researchers at the London School for Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, […]
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As I write this, Black Friday is in full effect. People are loaded up on left-overs and coffee, and they are hitting up the big box stores. Many of those same people will participate in Cyber Monday a few days later. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping is […]
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I have been a die-hard Wonder Woman fan since age two when I was watching the original TV series with Lynda Carter. I dreamed it was me twirling around changing into a brightly colored, red, white and blue costume and fighting evil villains with my lasso of truth and bullet-repelling bracelets. I’m ashamed to admit […]
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“For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end. ‘ – Catherine Zeta-Jones I don’t actually believe that quote, but it is funny, and it would be nice to have my own bathroom. I’m pretty sure if I did it would regularly be cleaner […]
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“Everybody wants to save the earth; no one wants to help mom do the dishes.” – P.J. O’Rourke Cleaning, it’s inevitable. At least if you want things to be clean. Some people think I love to clean. What I like is for things to BE clean. I can literally feel my serotonin levels increasing as […]
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“Sometimes the best way to make money is when most people say you are wrong and nuts.” — Carl Icahn My sister, Katrina and I partnered up to start a business in 2014. It was a business idea I had since 2007 and it was finally coming to fruition. It was not glamorous at all. […]
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“One key to successful leadership is continuous personal change. Personal change is a reflection of our inner growth and empowerment.” – Robert E. Quinn I’m writing this article many years after my first shot at being in an upper management position, over a group of civilians. This position was offered to me after being in […]
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As an employer or recruiter, there are certain things you look for in a candidate. As part of #BigIdeas2015, you, the employer, need a good way to weed through the candidates to find the best employees. Employers are seeking ways to find people who can wear a lot of hats. On Forbes.com, I saw an […]
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