When you are starting a new business, one of the biggest obstacles is finding funds to get you up and running. Most likely you are like us and are trying to start completely from scratch including with almost no money. It’s not impossible and it adds a bit of fun to the process, to be…

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The title of Harry Beckwith‘s What Clients Love intrigued me for any number of reasons; there must be some magic revealed within and it’s supposed to be a ‘field guide’ to growing a business. Perfect! A guide is normally easy to read, or written in layman terms, and should include down-to-earth facts and instructions. All…

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I mentioned this in my last post in this series, my current job is not my desired career. It is a start, but it isn’t what I want to be doing for the rest of my life. With that being said, staying positive at work can be difficult. Sometimes its a chore just to put…

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If this were any other challenge I would say “Two weeks in, two weeks to go!” or “Halfway there!” to motivate myself to the end. However, this challenge is to make myself more positive for the long run, not just for thirty days. So I’ll say “Two weeks in!” and leave it at that. This…

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It’s all in the life of a small cookie business; plan, plan, plan, bake, and bake some more and finally, off to the market. All of this along with packaging and traveling (early birds catch the worms) can pay off. Weekly markets can really be a ton of work, and no different than selling at…

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