Editor’s Notebook 274

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Book I’m currently reading: The Academy book club selection for October to help us adopt the routines of famous productive people. The 27 Best Decluttering Tips…

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5 Must-Do Steps to Get Your Business Off the Ground

So, you have a great business idea, and you’re eager to get started. But before you jump in headfirst, there are a few things you should do to set your business up for success. Here are 5 must-do steps to help you launch your business the right way. Why Properly Plan Out the Launch of…

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Achieve More by Setting SMART Goals | 3 Types of Goals With Examples!

I always encourage my clients to dream big by asking themselves, “What do I really want?” But sometimes those goals are a little vague: “I want a successful business.” “I want to lose weight.” “I want to be happier.” What does that mean exactly?  Do you have a successful business when you earn $1? Or $1000? Does…

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Top 5 Reasons to Quit Your Job

I loved many things about my old corporate job as a medical textbook editor. Using my degree, feeling like my work was making a difference, traveling to conferences. And yet, there’s a lot NOT to like about working for another company, which is why I’ve been my own boss for more than 11 years now. It’s…

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Editor’s Notebook 272

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Book I’m currently reading: Step into spooky season with short and sweet ghost stories. How To Stay Motivated – The Locus Rule. Here’s how to really…

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“I Quit My Job!” A Speedy Success Story

About 7 years ago, I was helping my client, who we’ll call Jane, grow her photography side business. She spent all day at a corporate job she hated, and our calls gave her a chance to talk about her passion and dream big. One day, she got on a video call with me and excitedly…

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