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[9 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
How Failure Leads to Success

When I say I've failed… I mean I’ve failed. A lot.

And as Daymond John, one of the Sharks from the TV show “Shark Tank” said

“Life is a cruel teacher. She loves to give you the test first and the lesson later.”

The lesson here is to fail forward. And believe me, I’ve learned plenty of lessons. I want to share some of those lessons with you right now, because I think they’re super valuable… and my hope is that you can learn from my mistakes and get where you want to …

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[4 Jan 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
The top 5 business mistakes and how to surpass them

When I first started out with my handbag company I was in the dark about everything. I had never taken a business course of any kind, and was really relying on my own savvy to get through it all…….not knowing (or even being aware) of what big mistakes I was making every day.   All this cost me so much money…meaning that I didn’t understand costing, margins, or budgets (even though I managed million dollar movie budgets, but somehow when it was my own money I just put on blinders). It was so …

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[8 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Finding money for your start-up

Dear Sarah,
I've recently launched my home-based business, and my sales are inconsistent. Until I can get a steady income flow, what are some ways that I can save money in my everyday life?
Sandi Hochman  Lucky Puppy
Dear Sandi,
Thanks for a great question!  I reached out to my friend Andrew of Money Crashers as he has awesome ideas about how to save money and get ahead!
 Starting a home-based business is a huge challenge, and in the beginning, times can be tough. However, there is no reason to despair as there are a …

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[13 Nov 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
How to Effectively Cost Your Product

As I am speaking to more and more of you budding Entreprenettes, I realize that understanding the true cost on your product(s) is a real problem for everyone as you really just don’t know exactly what to include……and therefore are underselling your products and loosing money and profits.  I want to turn that around for you right now!
Some of you are probably asking yourself the following:

I’d like to develop this product but have no idea of the costs involved
I have a product but have no idea what to count as …

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