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Make Today Count

Got A Minute? September 14th in History: In 1930, Flashbulbs were patented by Johannes Ostermeier. They replaced the dangerous and inconvenient use of flash powder for photography. So what you ask – does this mean for business owners? Well – if you are not in the industry of history or photography, my question to you is this – what do you want to achieve this last quarter of the year? Each Monday, let’s take a moment to re-commit our focus and energy towards true success. What will motivate you to keep your desk clear, work on the important things and move
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Take A Moment – for yourself today…. NOW!

Got a Minute? We as entrepreneurs, way too often have too many ideas! And we are tempted by shiny objects! What if we allowed ourselves a moment each morning to quiet ourselves and just be. Of course, I find it very hard to still my mind. However, when I do, even if I am chewing on yet another idea, I try to chew quietly. With no other distractions, the answer or decision surfaces out of the fray of all the rest. The Longer Story if you have time This moment is inspired by an article on Inc Magazine by Marla
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Business Organization – Looking for that Shiny Object?

In organizing your business, I imagine you know the one basket rule – correct? Have one place where you gather everything, your tasks, your belongs, your ideas. When it is time to put things away, you only have one place to look. In our digital age, we might have to think of terms of two baskets – one live and one virtual. Sounds so simple doesn’t it? This morning, my very first task was to look through my ‘morning writings’ with the goal of finding and organizing blog ideas in order to write ONE. As I started this, I quickly
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I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Today’s Assignment was to write about something we wish someone had told us that would have made a difference in our life. My immediate response to this is about journaling. I still don’t have the habit. As I look back on my life, I wish I had journaled regularly. I do great when I am on vacation but day to day? Nope, nada, nothing. I wish in our first days of learning to write, that my teachers had inflicted journaling upon us. I say that literally – inflicted. How many of you journal and how long have you done so? To what end?
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