All Blog Posts Tagged 'business' (227)

Odor Eaters...For Your Mouth

The lingering flavor of a Morningstar Griller veggie burger on your tongue...definitely not delicious-smelling. In fact, the scent might well wilt a flower if you open your mouth next to it.

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Added by Kristen Luciani on December 15, 2014 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Still Plenty Of Time To Shop Startups!!!

This is such a fun post because it combines several components I’m very passionate about….FASHION, TECHNOLOGY, SHOPPING and ENTREPRENEURSHIP!

Women 2.0 put a list together of 21 gift ideas born of female-owned startups. This is right up the Idea Mama’s alley!!!!!

21 Gift Ideas That Technology Made Possible

There were several that really…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on December 12, 2014 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Time Management Tips Social Media Moms

I love what I do. I'm a Social Media Mom who has a chance to inspire others online through writing, videos, etc. but I also am a mom. I'm thankful that have the flexibility to be able to watch my kids grow. However, there are times when the business world and the family world collide. Here I am left wondering if I'm giving enough to each. That's where time management of my time working at home becomes so important. That way I am able to give dedicated time to my work but I'm also not missing…

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Added by Krystal Chiarolla on December 5, 2014 at 12:28am — No Comments

Likes, Shares and GIVEAWAYS!

I just spent two days in Atlantic City at a leadership offsite where one of the resounding themes was COMMUNICATION. There were a couple of other themes floating around as well....like gambling and drinking but for purposes of this article, I'll focus on the former. =)…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on December 3, 2014 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Maintaining your skin care routine even in winter

As winter is approaching, I have noticed a change with my skin. Every year around this time,our skins seems to be tighter, rougher, and alot less radiant.

Even though it seems that we should change our routine from summer to winter, I tend to keep four basic tips that I need to follow all year round .

 

  • STAY HYDRATED ...Drinking your 8 cups of water is still important in the winter . As the cold air draws out the moisture from our skin , it is very important to…
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Added by maria on November 25, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

Mentors are Key to Small Business Survival!

Do you have a mentor?  A mentor is someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced person.

According to a 2014 survey by The UPS Store, 70 percent of small businesses that receive mentoring survive more than five years – double the survival rate of non-mentored businesses.  That same survey found that 88 percent of business owners with a mentor say that having one is invaluable.

I recently found an organization, …

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Added by Brandi on November 22, 2014 at 3:40pm — No Comments

How To Make The Lust Last

Kevin Hale, partner of Y Combinator and founder of Wufoo, recently gave a fab presentation at Stanford as part of the "How To Start a Startup" course. I LOVE these sessions. It's so great to gain perspective from those who've been successful putting their lessons into…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on October 24, 2014 at 9:11am — No Comments

Rejection Never Felt So Satisfying

Like all authors seeking validation by gaining acceptance to an exclusive publishing house, I submitted "Unlikely Venture" in hopes of scoring a lucrative contract and promises of making the bestseller lists. Fortunately, like a Band-Aid being yanked from a wound, three out of the three I submitted to rejected it right away, for a variety of reasons that were kind of evasive and basically not very constructive. Part of this was my error, as I submitted to the wrong imprints with the…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on September 20, 2014 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Please Brand Me Now!!!

Branding.

Argh.  Sooo challenging...and so permanent.  It needs to be just right.

Identifying your "brand" is kind of like going to college, where the goal is trying to figure out what you want to do with the rest of your life.  But at eighteen, who really knows THAT?

You have to pick a major but what are the odds that in a few years you'll even be interested in pursuing a career in the field?  Your scope of interests expands, you identify and refine your skill sets, you…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on September 17, 2014 at 10:28pm — No Comments

There Is Nothing Taboo About Failure

Hi, my name is Kristen and I am a handbag junkie.

In fact, I love them SO much that I spent a very large sum of money to design and sell my own. Unfortunately, though I cherished those handbags and saw them having a unique value proposition, my business never did become profitable. I really thought it was on the brink a couple of times but we all know close only counts with horseshoes and hand grenades.

I lamented my losses for a long while (and continue to do so when I send my…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on September 15, 2014 at 9:51pm — 1 Comment

The Flower Power Entrepreneur

Do you know what I absolutely hate spending money on?

Greeting cards.

I spend tons on cards for people that may be displayed on a counter for a couple of days and then casually get tossed into the trash.  Even the "discount" cards are still around $2.99.  And let's not even discuss the dollar store cards.  Much cheaper but...scary-looking!  You know what I mean?  If you've ever seen one, we're on the same page.

But a friend of mine recently formed a business that…

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Added by Kristen Luciani on September 12, 2014 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Why #ichoose Scentsy

Before I joined Scentsy I was struggling working 2 jobs and practically homeless. After some mis-communication over parking tickets my husband and I decided to work on our marriage. One of the things I made clear was that I wanted to be independent and continue to work from home, but also make money from home.  The kids were in daycare and my…

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Added by Victoria Sconion on September 3, 2014 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Balancing a Successful Business with a Family Christmas

Being a mum and running a successful business is a tough balancing act at the best of times. However, what do you do when Christmas comes along?

This is a time of year that can stretch us to our limits in terms of finding time to get everything done without getting too stressed out. If you want a more relaxing festive season without neglecting your family or your business then the following tips could be of use to you. 

 

Throw Different Christmas…

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Added by Laura O. Tolentino on July 1, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments

How to Create an Effective Action Plan

You may hear me talking about ways to achieve anything you want in your life. This post can help you write an effective action plan for your business, personal life, and even a hobby!

But first you must know what it is you want. Now don't get overwhelmed, you can just focus on 3 elements: Mind, Body, and Soul and then add on more elements like relationships, finances, etc to figure out what you want. This process doesn't have to happen overnight and as you evolve and…

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Added by Victoria Sconion on December 12, 2013 at 11:05am — No Comments

New You for the New Year!

Get a head start on a healthier 2014 with this exciting new sponsoring offer!

From now through January 31, 2014, new Members, Distributors and Specialists who join with a Shaklee 180™ Kit or PAK and complete three consecutive months of AutoShip (including their join month) will be rewarded with up to $100 of free Shaklee products! …

New Your 2014

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Added by Carol Aguero on November 27, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

Build your Team by Scott Burton

Excellent advice with a real business opportunity at the end - written by Scott Burton of ACT PM Consulting Services.

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About the book: This trilogy series is to show you the value of creating solid processes to build a strong “TEAM” and the importance of managing what “YOU” have. This will result in the ability to “LEVERAGE” opportunities that can easily be…

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Added by Susan Keefe on November 22, 2013 at 4:44am — No Comments

Invest In Real Estate Through The FDIC

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SMART MOVE FOR WOMEN, MINORITY, AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: INVEST IN REAL ESTATE THROUGH THE FDIC

Beyond buying a home for your family, it may never have occurred to you to invest in real estate. You may think that you do not have the experience or the…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on November 5, 2013 at 7:43pm — No Comments

Learn Your Numbers and Take the Mystery Out of Running Your Business

It is thrilling to know that you can take some of the mystery out of running your business by learning the numbers. There are many business owners who don't take their businesses as seriously as they should because the numbers frighten them.. There are also some business owners who do not grow their business as they could because they do not understand the numbers. No matter what your business is, blogging, construction, medical practice or selling Mary Kay, there are numbers involved.…

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Added by Janeane Davis on October 21, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments

Women Entrepreneurs Making a Difference

In September 2008, the financial world erupted when the largest global economic crisis in recent history rippled across the country.  Experts proclaimed that it would take five years for unemployment rates to recoup, and six years for the housing market.  Nearly five years in, and the state of this nation’s economy is still teetering on unsteady ground.…

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Added by Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner on September 4, 2013 at 1:20pm — No Comments

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