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Card Please!

Card Please!

It has been said that your website is your best marketing tool and although I agree that your website is absolutely essential to your business, I truly believe that your best tool (next to your 30 second pitch) is your business card. Have you ever told a story about a...

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10 Conversation Starters

10 Conversation Starters

Last week I wrote about starting conversations and the response that I got to my offer for conversation starting questions was overwhelming. Seems like a great topic for discussion, so I thought I’d share them with everyone this week. When starting a conversation...

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How Rude!

How Rude!

Are you listening to yourself? Are you hearing the voices in your head judging the people you meet at networking events thinking they won’t want to talk with you? When it comes to starting conversations are you dreading opening your mouth? Many people fear starting a...

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Who Are You?

Who Are You?

No really, who are you? I forget people names all the time. It can be a bit embarrassing at time, but it is a fact of my life these days. I meet lots of people at networking events and I always feel bad if I don’t remember their name. I am most grateful for people who...

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Make it Bright!

Make it Bright!

Having spent the past week in reflection I realize how truly blessed I am by the grace of God and the amazing people He has brought into my life. Thank you all for touching my world in so many wonderful ways and allowing me the opportunity to support you in your...

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Grace & Peace

Grace & Peace

Messages of hope can be found all around us, we just need to look for them and believe. The face of a newborn baby, the love of family, the trust of a friend, the compassion of a stranger all of these are expressions of hope. Hope is what keeps us moving forward grace...

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Thinking Caps Allowed

Thinking Caps Allowed

This is a time of year to reflect, a time to review, and a time when we find ourselves asking “What the heck? Where did this year go?” We often have the best of plans and somehow as the year goes on we find ourselves either “A” altering those plans or “B” shelving...

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Find Your Power Partners

Find Your Power Partners

When networking it's really important to learn who your power partners are. Power partners is a relatively new term to me that I've started hearing in the past few months. When I first heard it I wasn't sure exactly what it meant. It’s about building relationships...

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A Freeing Moment…

A Freeing Moment…

I was recently expressing my difficulty with following through to a friend and *Dot Sister. We were discussing how I get really excited about an amazing offer for an online course or a learning pack that I just know will help me grow my business. I take all the steps,...

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Reflections of Thanks

Reflections of Thanks

Thanksgiving isn't just the time to share your gratitude it's also a time of reflection. At a women's event I attended last week we were sharing about how we show our gratitude and why it’s important. There's so many people that I'm grateful for, so many people in my...

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First to Arrive Last to Leave

First to Arrive Last to Leave

One of the best ways to get noticed at networking events is really simple, arrive first leave last to leave. People love to see a friendly face when they arrive, so make a point to arrive early and be the first friendly face they see. Staying until last allows other...

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Don’t Leave Your Ideas Hangin’

Don’t Leave Your Ideas Hangin’

Having spoken to a number of startup entrepreneurs lately I find a common thread of concern when it comes to their business ideas, it’s perfectionism. I hear comments like, “My website isn’t ready yet because it isn’t quite how I want it yet.” or “My app isn’t ready...

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