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Back in the saddle again

Posted by Christine on November 30, 2011 in Motivational Thoughts |

For the past few months I’ve been dealing with some MAJOR issues. I know it sounds cliche, but I wasn’t feeling in the mood to do anything big. No heavy lifting, no big plans… Really I just wanted to fall off the face of the earth. That’s what I did – I just closed up shop. I sat on my couch and I licked my emotional wounds. I poured myself into a 9-5 job. I tried to reconcile what happened in 2011 with my expectations. Then one day (very recently) I looked in the mirror. Did you know what was staring back at me???

Myself!

I really didn’t change too much. My circumstances changed, but I was still the same me. I just felt like playing a game of hide my light. Well folks I’m back.

I’m working feverishly on the Mompreneur project. I want to help women like me tackle everything with a purpose and WIN. Family, business, emotions, support (or lack of), etc. There are hundreds of other things we deal with on a day-to-day basis. The trick come out the other end wiser, stronger and getter off than before. Here’s some other things I learned over the past six months.

No one gets out of this world alive – we all have limited time. How we choose to spend it, and who we choose to spend it with are FULLY in our control.

You control your emotions. No one ever forces you to have emotions.  When you give your emotions away like an ATM machine you lose.  Are you ready to close a few emotional bank accounts in your life?  I know I did.

People have every right to emotions, but you don’t need to use them as a weapon to hurt the people around you. We all get hurt, but when we choose to get up and move away from the flame, that’s when we win.  You need to have healthy boundaries.

The other thing I’ve identified – you can’t do everything alone – it really does take a village. When you need help, ask for it. When you need time alone, just get it done. Don’t let people sway you one way or another.

It’s true – the economy sucks, but you can’t change it on your own.

BUT –

Look what a bunch of people did sitting on a NYC street – they created momentum. They gave a voice to everyone without a voice. They gave people the right to say – “I’m Mad as HELL and I’m not going to take it anymore!”

Well the Mompreneurs out there know – we get by with a little help from our friends.

I’m back, and I’m here to stay MOTIVATED.

You’re going to see some major changes to the website soon – I’m going to focus on my first love – success thinking.  Hope you check back soon.

Warmest Wishes for you to Succeed –

Christine

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Thought for today…

Posted by Christine on May 8, 2011 in Motivational Thoughts |

Dear Readers, Message for today! Before you wonder “Am I doing things RIGHT???” ask yourself – Am I doing the right thing… Do what you love and enjoy and earning a living no longer feels like a job. What are your goals for this week… How are you going to make a difference in your […]

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Stop Fishing for Prospects

Today’s post is about fishing Here’s a story.  My grandfather would drag me every summer to a lake in Minnesota.  It was the most GOD-AWFUL experience for a teenage girl.  He would take out the boat early in the morning.  Every once in a while he would grunt and stop the boat.  Hour after hour […]

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Gas Prices & Your Business

Posted by Christine on May 2, 2011 in Motivational Thoughts, New Clients, SMB Marketing Blog, Weekly Biz Buzz Blog |

Hey readers, I was going to go off on the price of gas, but what is it going to solve? I don’t have any pressure on the oil company, except to drive less. Or create a business where I don’t need to commute 30+ miles to earn a living. So I’m going to change gears […]

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Stop the Do It Yourself madness

Hey LIR readers… Just checked out my mashable feed on Facebook. There was an excellent article about 5 jobs startup business owners shouldn’t do themselves. 1) Copywriter 2) Copy Editor 3) Facebook Marketer 4) SEO consultant 5) Email Marketing Specialist Reading the comments I want to add Mobile Marketing & PPC Marketer. Here’s a link […]

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April Thought – Do SOMETHING

Posted by Christine on April 22, 2011 in Motivational Thoughts, Social Marketing News |

I’ve decided! Every month from now on I’m going to discuss the spiritual side of marketing. Each business is alive – we tend to think of business as a “thing.” But it is truly a living entity – it was conceived from the ethos – brought into being by your work and passion. So this […]

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Spiritual Marketing Thought

Posted by Christine on March 30, 2011 in Motivational Thoughts, SMB Marketing Blog, Weekly Biz Buzz Blog |

Today’s thought – Stop being a victim and choose to be the victor. Let your life become a testimony to what you have to offer to people.  You will succeed when your personal mission, and your passions line up.  Give 100% of yourself to the mission of your life.  People will respond. Go deep and […]

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Thoughts about living

Posted by Christine on March 23, 2011 in Motivational Thoughts |

Make your life a mission – not an intermission. (Arnold Glasgow) This one line really struck a chord in me.  Far too many people act as if they are resting between the act’s of their life.  Either they had a wonderful past, or they live in an amazing someday. What about today? Here’s a thought.  […]

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Talking yourself out of a sale

Posted by Christine on March 6, 2011 in Social Marketing News, Weekly Biz Buzz Blog |

Hello All Readers- This has been a crazy few weeks.  Time seems to fly when your immersed in work.  I don’t need to go into specifics, but let me tell you my head is swimming.  The past few weeks have been a whirl-wind of sales calls.  Most of them amounted into “much ado about nothing.”  […]

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Lady In Red Marketing – Social Marketing for Small Business

Posted by Christine on February 24, 2011 in SMB Marketing Blog, Social Marketing News, Weekly Biz Buzz Blog |

My thoughts center around measurement today. I know we’ve all had a long, cold (and here in Connecticut) snowy winter.  How much snow?  By most people’s estimation – too much, but by skiers estimation not enough… At my house we’ve had about 95 inches of the white stuff.  Which equal the following metrics.  I measure […]

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