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[14 Jan 2014 | 11 Comments | ]
January Check List

So the new year is under way……..and there are so many things to be doing right now…….. is your head spinning yet?  I wanted to give you a quick check list to be sure you remember all the things you can be doing (and hopefully are already doing) to jump start your year and make this an AMAZING one! 

I know doing all these things might seem overwhelming but if you take small steps each day to stay on task, you'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish.  Try to …

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[20 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Create Your Best Life Ever

I really like to take a moment at this time of year to think about what I have accomplished (and give myself loads of pats on the back of course), and what I still want to accomplish in my business…….I know it can be hard to set aside some time while you are wildly trying to get as many sales as possible in the last few weeks of the year….. but, give it a try if you want to give your brain a jolt of new ideas.  They just might …

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[12 Jun 2013 | 9 Comments | ]
The 3 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make At A Tradeshow

So you finally decide to take the plunge and get a booth!   It might be a relief for you that you finally pulled the trigger, or it might be a total stresser – like it was for me each and (most) every time – and I did 5 shows a year when I had my handbag line.  
 
Every show I did for about the first 3 years was as scary as the first one for me – in that I was never sure how I wanted to set up my booth, …

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[6 Jun 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Procrastination Fascination

 
 
Do you procrastinate?
 
I have never ever ever ever ever ever…..been a procrastinator ……..until recently.   I have found myself whiling away the time gardening, puttering around my new house, hiking, biking and frankly behaving like an alien has taken over my body and mind.   There is part of me that loves it as it is so FUN, and then there is the “normal” part of me that is horrified that I am wasting even one second of my precious work day while my kids are in school.
 
Well, I have had to …

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[23 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Finding Inspiration

How do you get inspired when deciding to create a new collection?  When I had my handbag line I always found the most inspiration in books about vintage handbags – not that I made many vintage inspired bags, but the I was always drawn to the vintage shapes and somehow my mind twisted them into a modern version!  Don't ask me how – it just seems to happen.  Was always one of those, "if I move this here, make this bigger, reshape the strap" it will be cool kinda thing……:O)
I …

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