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Are You Different?

I first wanted to have my own business when I was 17.  I worked at a nursery (plants, not babies) in high school and saw myself having a landscaping business. I didn’t realize the goal of owning my business until … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Boov

Having grandchildren has its perks.  One of them is getting the chance to watch animated movies, many of which are very well made and have elements in them that are interesting to adults. Recently, my wife and I watched one such … Continue reading

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When It’s All Said and Done…

…there’s always more said than done. A quick thought:  It is always exciting to dream about your entrepreneurial aspirations.  It is moving to talk about them.  What gets you there is working on them. Dreaming is critical.  Planning in invaluable. … Continue reading

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A Lesson From Fashion

I own a window-cleaning business. As such, I have retail (clothing) clients whose windows I clean on a regular basis. A few months ago, I was doing this very thing when I looked at the clothes on their racks and … Continue reading

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Helpful Advise from Zig

If you have ever read or heard Zig Ziglar, you would not get very far before running across his axiom: “You can have everything in life you want, if you help enough other people get what they want.” Think about … Continue reading

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Always Working on It

I posted this in my other blog, Microbusinesssolutions.wordpress.com almost three years ago.  It was true then; it is true now: It is Sunday night, the day I usually take off.  Even when I am off, I am thinking about my … Continue reading

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Are you doing what you want with your life?

How is your work situation? Are you laid off (or afraid you might be soon)? A job loss pushed me to start my own business. I had wanted to have one of my own since I was 17, but I … Continue reading

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