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2 sales lessons learned from a school bake sale

January 10, 2013

2 sales lessons learned from a school bake sale My daughter is attending a new school this year, new to her that is. Once we arrived, we discovered that all 6th graders get to spend a week at CIMI camp and that we need to raise money to go. CIMI is the Catalina Island Marine…

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6 Writing Prompts for Your Business Blog

January 9, 2013

6 Writing Prompts for Your Business Blog You know you need to be writing more but you are feeling stumped for ideas. You sit staring at the blank screen, surfing the web or otherwise creating distractions from doing what you need to do: write that blog post! I want to share 6 writing prompts that…

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Writing Prompts for Mindfulness: How do you eat your lunch?

January 8, 2013

 Writing Prompts for Mindfulness: How do you eat your lunch? I was reading another beautiful post from my friend Charla Bregante this morning. I am envious! She is on a week-long sabbatical, just her and her dog staying on the beach. You can read her post here. As a working mom and wife (or dad…

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Writing Prompts: Lookin’ for Love in all the Wrong Places?

January 7, 2013

Writing Prompts: Lookin’ for Love in all the Wrong Places? Do you remember the country song “Lookin’ for love in all the wrong places”? It was recorded by Johnny Lee as part of the soundtrack for the movie Urban Cowboy in 1980. Growing up in Texas, I listened to a lot of country music and…

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3 Writing Prompts for 2013: Are you focusing on the right things?

January 6, 2013

Writing Prompts for 2013: Are you focusing on the right things? I have never been a big fan of goals and resolutions for the New Year. It always felt like I was setting myself up for failure instead of success. Or perhaps it was a history of setting goals that I never reached. I realized…

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Recent Events Make Parenting a Challenge

December 18, 2012

Recent Events Make Parenting a Challenge “Life is fragile and temporary. The faces of today quickly become the faces of the past. Sorrow, pain, and anger… it all fades- except love. Love is forever and there after, even when we’ve fallen to our graves.”― Lee Argus I went to pick my son up from school…

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Is Presumption Killing your Relationships?

December 13, 2012

I was reading Shambala Sun magazine this morning. Each month there is an analysis of a poem at the back of the magazine (I always read magazines back to front, do you?) This is one of my favorite articles in each issue. Today I was struck by the analysis more than the poem. The author…

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Holiday Writing Prompts

December 12, 2012

Holiday Writing Prompts Wondering what to write about in December. No matter whether you are creating a personal blog or a business blog, my holiday writing prompts can spark some innovative ideas. I am starting to get into the Christmas spirit! I went to a holiday party last night and am hoping to get out…

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Time Management: Could you use an extra hour every day?

December 5, 2012

Time Management: Could You Use an Extra Hour Every Day? How would you use an extra hour every day? During the holiday season we all seem to be more busy than usual: more cleaning, shopping, events, planning – all on top of a busy work schedule and still trying to take care of ourselves. Time…

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Dusting off my cowboy boots: A vibrant vision

November 13, 2012

Dusting off my cowboy boots: A vibrant vision If I have learned anything this year it’s that dreams can come true when you set the right intentions followed by right actions! My husband and I have been dreaming for years about returning to the West Coast. We talked and dreamed and talked and dreamed and…