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Quick Tips to Help Grow Your Business and Yourself!

Tips busy women in business can read in under a minute and use for years to come…
 
 
Two questions to ask yourself about being happy and successful in life and in business…

1. What will it take to make you happy? Or, how will you know when you’re truly and completely happy? What does it look and feel like emotionally, physically, financially, spiritually?

2. What does success mean to you? Or, how will you know when you’ve achieved true success? What does it look and feel like emotionally, physically, financially, spiritually?

Could you answer these questions quickly?
Were you experiencing positive or negative emotions?

Empowering Truth: You have the power to control whether you allow yourself to be happy and successful.
 
 
 
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I’m Sharon Michaels and I teach you how to do business successfully. http://SharonMichaels.com
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We have a guest blog post from Cindy L. Gould, Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and Certified Animal Aromatherapist.

You might ask “What is a Microwave Attitude? Well like the food we eat today and so many areas of our lives we expect instant results. We have become such a fast paced society that we don’t take time for the basics of things.

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When was the last time you baked dinner from scratch, worked in the garden or actually took out a piece of paper and wrote a letter to a friend, relative, spouse? Our lives have been changed to the “compose”, “Spell check” and “send” button on the computer. We can even create a message and schedule when we want it sent or distributed.

So many people think that if they don’t achieve a goal or life’s purpose in an instant that:
A.) It is never going to happen
B.) Someone does not like you
C.) You’re not good enough
D.) Your just not that lucky.

The list goes on and on and on and I am sure you all have your own “Why it’s not happening” saying or lines. You need to remember you weren’t born in an instant — it did take 9 months, learning to walk took even longer huh over a year and a half. You did not learn your job in the first grade — no for most it did take 12 years of school and 4 years of college maybe even more. So what makes us think we should have success in an instant? Think about it, you worked hard for 12 years so you could walk down that isle for that piece of paper, move the tassel and throw the cap, take a deep sigh of relief that it is now behind you all the while beaming inside at your accomplishment as you should!!!

I don’t believe you can just sit on your couch and vision a new car in your driveway and suddenly in a month it is there. I do believe that if you focus on the (GOAL) of having that new car, you automatically begin to do what you need to do financially to buy the car you want. We all have to work at and for something, if you want great relationships you have to work at it. Same goes for anything in your life!

You need to get clear on what it is in your life that is important to you, set a goal, see it and have a belief and knowing that you will be able to achieve it. I love the saying “Everything is possible and everything possible is achievable” as long as you are willing to be dedicated and work for it. Most people when they are handed something in life don’t appreciate it as much as the person who worked hard for what they have. When you see your dream come true that you have put your life into, it makes you feel great and you have accomplished (worked) your goal, dream or vision.

We are never too old to have dreams or goals in life. That is what keeps us going and I don’t believe you are ever too old to start something new. It does not matter how old you are in life, what matters most is where is your mindset? If you think you are too old or too young you have defeated yourself before you have ever started. No matter where you are in life know that you can achieve your dreams, you just have to get off your behind and take action. So what are you waiting for —– it is time to start living again!
 
 
© Copyright 2016 Cindy L. Gould – All Rights Reserved
 
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Guest Blogger:
Cindy L. Gould CCA, CAA
Sacred Earth Aromatics.com

I have been working with herbs and essential oils for well over 25 years. I love teaching others how to incorporate herbs and essential oils into their lives, make their own safe products and blend for success.

I am a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and Certified Animal Aromatherapist – http://www.sacredeartharomatics.com

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From personal experience and working with coaching clients, I’ve learned that being successful in business means being happy in business. Yes, happy! Your business should put a smile on your face and pep in your step. Each morning should bring the excitement of doing what you love and being able to share that excitement with clients or customers.

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Happy business owners are successful business owners! The emotional aspect of owning your business is as important as the physical aspect of business ownership. Success in business begins on the inside – in your heart and mind.

A report in the December 2005 issue of the American Psychological Association’s Psychological Bulletin, found that “Happy people are more likely than their less happy peers to have fulfilling marriages and relationships, high incomes, superior work performance, community involvement, robust health and even a long life.”

What does it take to be a happy, profitable and successful business owner? Here are a few suggestions:

1. Owning the right business –
This is a huge factor in determining business happiness and financial profitability. How do you know if you are in the right business?
• You go to work with a smile on your face
• You enjoy both the “ups and the downs” of business life
• You feel as if you are making a positive difference in the lives of others
• You believe what you are selling/sharing is of high quality and value
• Your day-to-day activities are challenging and rewarding
• Your business is profitable
• You have an overall feeling of pride and self-satisfaction.

The passion and satisfaction you express through your business often makes the difference between struggling to find new customers and attracting the ideal ones to you. Enthusiasm is contagious!

2. Having a workable plan for success –
If you could wave a magic wand of success over your business, what would success look like? How profitable do you see yourself? How many hours do you work each week? Where do you find new clients/customers? How well known, stable and profitable do you see your business in five years?

An important element to any workable and successful plan of action is to make sure the plan fits your personal and professional values, beliefs and lifestyle. Be perfectly clear about what you want to accomplish, why you want to accomplish it and how you’re going make your goals reality. A business plan is a blueprint and road map to business success.

3. Succeeding and growing personally, professionally and financially –
A happy business owner is not stagnant; she is constantly learning, growing and expanding her personal and professional vision for the future. When you grow yourself, your business grows also.

Growth comes from coming out of your comfort zone and expanding business expertise. Regularly allow yourself the time to learn new skills, work with knowledgeable mentors and seek out suggestions from other successful people in your field. It could take just one new professional skill or personal “aha” to propel you to the next success level.

4. Sharing the benefits of success –
Success, for many women in business, is the ability to share the benefits and rewards of their successes with family, friends and community. The personal and professional feeling of self-satisfaction and joy that comes with being able to share the rewards of your work becomes powerful inner motivation for even greater successes.

Winston Churchill summed up it up best by saying, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

5. Enjoying your successes –
All work and no play can make a woman entrepreneur tired, cranky and unhappy. Not fully acknowledging, appreciating and enjoying your successes can lead to personal and professional burnout.

How you choose to enjoy success is personal and can come in many forms: A day off at the spa, reading a good book without worrying about business, a long planned vacation with family, having lunch with friends, sleeping in on the weekend or even lounging in a long warm bubble bath. Success means feeding your mind, body and spirit with an appreciation for a job well done. Sit back, smile and enjoy the emotional and physical rewards of your successes.

The physical and emotional aspects of owning a business and working toward success are important elements to being a happy business owner. Success without personal, professional, spiritual and financial fulfillment can be hollow and uninspiring.

Being happy in your chosen business is a key element to succeeding and thriving in business. Doing business should put a smile on your face and a feeling of self-satisfaction in your heart. A happy business owner is a successful business owner!
 
 
 
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Be sure to purchase your copy of Sharon’s newest empowering paperback and Kindle book, How To Give Your the POWER to Succeed on Amazon.com

I’m Sharon Michaels and I teach you how to do business successfully. http://SharonMichaels.com
Sharon Michaels

You’ll want to subscribe to my newsletter for stay current on all the success strategies and how-tos for growing yourself and your business. Here’s a link to subscribe: http://UnlimitedSuccessForWomen.com

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Simple Solutions Saturday

 
 
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Quick Tips to Help Grow Your Business and Yourself!

Tips busy women in business can read in under a minute and use for years to come…
 
 
Here’s a quick guide to understanding some of the do’s and don’ts for using the works and words of others in your posts, on social media, in videos, etc.

1. Public Domain – works that are not covered by copyright. Usually this means the copyright has expired. Be sure to check and make sure the work you want to use is actually in the public domain.

2. You must get permission from the author of songs, poems and books when using more than a sentence or two of their works. I advise always getting written permission.

3. Quotes from a book – a line or two from a book is considered acceptable. An entire paragraph would most likely be considered copyright infringement.

4. Quotes from a blog – get the author’s permission.

5. Quotes from famous people – be careful not to infringe on someone’s privacy rights. A famous quote from George Washington on the other hand, is acceptable.

6. Pictures and illustrations – most are protected by a copyright. There are companies that allow you to pay for and license royalty free pictures. Be sure to read the terms for usage carefully.

7. Music – most music is copyrighted. Again you can find royalty free music to license and use only as the license allows.

My suggestion is to create your own works and words. Learn all you can about copyright laws and obey them.

 
 
 
© Copyright 2016 SharonMichaels.com – All Rights Reserved

Be sure to purchase your copy of Sharon’s newest empowering paperback and Kindle book, How To Give Your the POWER to Succeed on Amazon.com – Recognizing the things you’re doing that may be keeping you from the things you want.

I’m Sharon Michaels and I teach you how to do business successfully. http://SharonMichaels.com
Sharon Michaels

You’ll want to subscribe to my newsletter for stay current on all the success strategies and how-tos for growing yourself and your business. Here’s a link to subscribe: http://UnlimitedSuccessForWomen.com

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Today we have a guest post from Judy Beckman, Independent Sales Representative Nussentials.

As your brain goes, so goes your health and happiness. Until about twelve years ago, medical experts did not believe mental decline could be delayed or reversed. However, today, scientists and doctors are close to finding the answers. The greatest promise in Alzheimer’s research is lifestyle intervention.

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Exercise/Move: Any consistent physical activity is beneficial to brain health. Aerobic exercise, walking, golf, dancing, etc. Even walking just 3 days a week can increase brain circuit connectivity and increase the size of the brain’s storage unit, the hippocampus. A shrinking hippocampus can be associated with progression to Alzheimer’s.

Walking regularly seems to nourish the cells of the hippocampus, increasing its overall size, effectively making the brain younger. 15 minutes a day is a step in the right direction but the greater the level of physical activity, the more you optimize brain function.

Keep your brain active: Stretch yourself, make your brain work harder and never stop learning. rossword puzzles, memory games, learn to play an instrument, etc. The key is new thought patterns encouraging your brain to grow new neural connections. When you get good at something, learn something new.

Diet: There is increasingly more information about the connection between diet and brain health. Healthy eating, including fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, 100% whole grains, eggs, fish, low fat dairy and lean meat. Avoid artificial additives, sugar and hydrogenated fats in foods. A salad a day may keep Alzheimer’s at bay.

Be social-Interact with people: Attend social functions, join a card group, take dance lessons, travel with friends – whatever you enjoy doing, do it with others. Laugh out loud – it engages many parts of the brain.

Manage stress: Studies show that chronic stress not only impairs short term memory, it actually shrinks the brains memory centers. Meditate, do yoga muscle relaxation, listen to music, dance, hike, whatever you enjoy lowers your stress, benefitting your brain.

Be cautious about watching TV all day, every day – that is one of the worst things you can do because it is only utilizing 2 of your 5 senses. Your brain functions better from utilizing all 5 senses daily.

Sleep: 7-8 hours of restful sleep is essential to brain health. Your brain heals itself while you sleep.

It’s never too late to boost your brain power.

 
 
© Copyright 2016 Judy Beckman – All Rights Reserved
 
My name is Judy Beckman. After retirement from traditional business, I was introduced to Nussentials, a network marketing company providing quality, natural health products.

judyb_health&wellness-185x195Upon trying the products, seeing the financial opportunity while desiring the flexibility allowing us to spend time with our family, my husband and I became an Independent Sales Representative. I’ve been with the company 8 years and feel we are making a difference in our personal health as well as helping many others improve their health.

You can read more about my products here:
Judy Beckman Independent Sales Rep Nussentials

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