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New Years Resolutions in mid March. Better late then never?

March 16, 2012
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It’s taken me three months to write this blog about my New Years resolution. That might give you an idea of how much I have on my plate this year. Heck, why have you guess what I’m up to… here’s a quick list: Spring: 1. Navigate the Valentines Day Couples Massage rush for MASSAGE...
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Why the American Massage Conference will be the first ever Massage Conference (massage event of any kind for that matter) that I’ll attend in the flesh…

September 14, 2011
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I heart the American Massage Conference… Because they bribed me with smiles and jokes and laughter, drinks and snacks. Just kidding. Well, maybe a little. But I’m hardly impressed by bribes. If you know anything about me you know I travel and have incredible experiences with extraordinary people often. So, okay it really wasn’t...
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Massage business success = moving through your fears

July 14, 2011
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Face Your Fears, But Do It Anyway. (A story contribution to Don Dillon’s soon to be released book “Sustain and Succeed in Massage Therapy Practice”. Don is also the author of the book titled ”Better Business Agreements”.) “A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she...
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Marketing language tip #1: clients versus patients

March 26, 2011
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Why do so many of my clients, arguably some of the most discriminating and highest paying clients in the world, prefer to be called a “client” instead of a “patient”? Because as one of them said specifically “patient sounds as if I’m sick. I don’t like going to the doctor. Why would anyone want...
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Why you can’t afford to NOT hire a business coach

March 12, 2011
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Business coaching… yes, you CAN afford it. In fact, you can’t afford not to. A coach, like a personal trainer for your business- holds you accountable to taking action- until it becomes habit for you, a trait that is worth more than its weight in gold. I am so proud of all of my...
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The Business of Integrity

February 26, 2011
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Trying to communicate within a small town in Mexico can sometimes prove to be a challenge. As any successful business owner knows, integrity (doing what you say you will, when you say you will do it) is not only a virtue – it is a necessary trait to the development of a respected business....
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Passive income the Tim Ferriss way.

February 14, 2011
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Have you heard of the term “Passive Income” yet? If you follow Tim Ferriss, author of “The Four Hour Work Week” you not only know what this phrase means, you possibly look for ways to bring this type of income into your life- daily, sometimes it’s all you think about and thankfully you aren’t...
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The Business of Sharing

January 17, 2011
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I’ve decided to stay in Mexico until April. Writing a book takes time in a peaceful, quiet environment and it doesn’t get more peaceful and quiet than this sleepy, magical little town. A beach town that I have run across, most likely not by coincidence, as I have quickly fallen in love with this...
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A new year… new *ish* you and me.

January 1, 2011
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It’s New Years Eve and I’m writing this blog. It’s only 10 PM and I am ready to pass out, despite being known for working well into the early morning. I’m tired. I’m sipping on a Coors Light at my aunts house. No, I’m not that kind of girl. I’m more of a dirty...
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Posted in Business, Other Topics, Self care, Women's Health | 4 Comments »