Category Archives: Business

Finding money to grow a business

October 5, 2011 I joined a free webinar for small business owners today, called “Sources of finance for business growth.” The webinar promised to cover topics such as business partners, government grants, business loans, and angel investors. I was especially … Continue reading

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Maintaining respect with telemarketing

September 28, 2011 I think the role of telemarketers in today’s world is not to relieve us of our money. I think their role is to test our patience and other virtues, such as kindness and compassion. Let’s be fair, … Continue reading

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Developing entrepreneurial skills

September 24, 2011 I was interviewed again about the chapter I wrote for the e-book, Lessons Learned From the Recession. Being interviewed is quite an exciting event. I’m not even a little bit famous, so the novelty of being interviewed … Continue reading

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Flaxing the day away

September 3, 2011 Today I worked my first St. Albert Farmer’s Market. I love the atmosphere of the farmer’s markets, and I was happy to be a productive part of it. My three teens integrated themselves into the scene as … Continue reading

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Whatever would I do without those markers?

August 31, 2011 I feel like I am getting a handle on things. I have my calendars almost all set up. That helps me feel like I’m on top of everything. When I don’t have my calendars set up, then … Continue reading

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Pollyanna vs the voices

August 29, 2011 The voices have started. They started a couple of weeks ago. As today approached, they became louder and louder. Clamouring in my head. Telling me everything I did not want to hear: “You aren’t going to make … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from the recession

August 1, 2011 Back in February, 2011, I was asked to participate in the Business Leaders Book Club. My first task was to write a chapter for the first book in the series: Lessons Learned From the Recession. Out of … Continue reading

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