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A Work at Home Mom’s On-the-Go Tools for Work and Productivity

| November 22, 2010 | 2 Comments
A Work at Home Mom’s On-the-Go Tools for Work and Productivity

When you’re a work at home mom trying to balance a business with family, it is hard to find time to work while taking care of a busy household. One option is to be very flexible and work at every opportunity you can — even if that means working in your car, in a coffee shop, or while the kids are finishing their ballet lessons.

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How Starting a Business Can Affect Marriage and the Family

| November 16, 2010 | 1 Comment
How Starting a Business Can Affect Marriage and the Family

Starting a business, in some instances, can be bad for families and relationships. When a family member (say a husband) starts a business, the whole family can be affected — and not always for the better. Here are some risks starting a business can bring to families and marriages:

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Steve Jobs: Career Advice for Tough Times

| November 10, 2010 | 2 Comments
Steve Jobs: Career Advice for Tough Times

The global recession has forced many people to reconsider their careers and life choices. In these turbulent times, where does one turn for career advice? As I was researching the material for my new book, The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs (McGraw Hill) I realized that many of the principles behind Jobs’ breakthrough success at Apple apply equally to the management of one’s career.

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What Inspires Successful Women Entrepreneurs?

| November 2, 2010 | 2 Comments
What Inspires Successful Women Entrepreneurs?

What inspires successful entrepreneurs? What words of wisdom guide their actions and thinking? Paul Thornton in his new book “Leadership – Off the Wall” looks at the quotes leaders and successful women entrepreneurs post on their office walls and keep on their desks.

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Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments
Lisa Marie Grillos: Bag for Bikers with Hambone Designs

Lisa Marie Grillos was one of the casualties of the economic downturn. But she turned that misfortune into an opportunity and started her own business creating specialty bags for bikers. Learn how she got the idea for Hambone Designs.

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Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

| October 19, 2010 | 3 Comments
Tory Johnson: Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

You can start a business for very little budget — and then see it grow big, as Tory Johnson has done. She started Woman for Hire, an online recruiting site targeted at college-educated women on a shoestring budget. Read about her tips on how to start a business on a shoestring budget.

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Starting an Event Management Business

| October 6, 2010 | 5 Comments
Starting an Event Management Business

Daydreaming about starting an event management business? Maybe you have already worked in the events industry and think about working for yourself. Learn the basics you need to start an event management business.

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Attitude Adjustment 101: Nine Ways to Transform Your Career

| September 28, 2010 | 2 Comments
Attitude Adjustment 101: Nine Ways to Transform Your Career

Much of your success is determined by your attitude. Education is worthwhile but a good attitude is priceless. If you search for a college that has a concentration of study entitled Attitude, you will come up empty handed. Yet, the world would be a better place if we could all major in Attitude.

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What I Know Now About Success Book Review

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments
What I Know Now About Success Book Review

People succeed, not because they never make mistakes, but because they have the courage to overcome adversities and challenges. Even the most accomplished and successful individuals have fears and insecurities. They have their missteps as well. Read the review of the book “What I Know Now About Success: Letters from Extraordinary Women to Their Younger Selves.”

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Over 40 and Laid Off? The 5 Most Important Steps You Must Take Now!

| September 18, 2010 | 2 Comments
Over 40 and Laid Off? The 5 Most Important Steps You Must Take Now!

Laid off recently? If you are over 40 and you have been let go from your job, here are five important steps that you can take now to take control of your life.

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