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5 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make – and How to Avoid Them

As human beings, we’re bound to make mistakes when running our business. But if we can keep these possible pitfalls top of mind, perhaps we can avoid them. 1. They don’t have a plan and a vision. Set goals and … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Business from Jerky and Zumba

I learned two important principles recently that I wanted to pass on to you. What do they have to do with each other? Nothing, except that they can both be related to how you can enhance your business and maybe … Continue reading

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Words to Live By – Lucille Ball on Optimism

Here’s a quote from a lady who was a real role model for women entrepreneurs: One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of … Continue reading

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10 Marketing Myths to Kick to the Curb

I’m pleased to present a guest blog by Donna Toothaker, a highly sought after virtual administrator coach. Much of what she teaches applies to all entrepreneurs who have clients so I thought this article would be helpful to all my … Continue reading

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Why Magic Wing?

I was asked why I named my company Magic Wing Administration, so I thought it might be fun to write a blog about it. I started business with the name Creative Virtual Assistant to be very clear about what I … Continue reading

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Three Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Reduce Stress

Running your own business can be both rewarding and fun. But it doesn’t end there. Alongside all the joys and the rewards are pressures that make doing business very stressful. Stress is harmful on many levels – it can harm … Continue reading

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Respect Your Audience! Speaking Tips for Entrepreneurs

Respect is essential in effective business interaction. In an interview by Entrepreneur.com, business etiquette expert Marjorie Brody, president of Brody Communications, an international business communications skills company, says, "I think the biggest thing to remember is to be respectful of … Continue reading

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Why Entrepreneurs Can Justify Taking a Vacation

If you’re like me (and other self-employed people I know), you find it hard to justify taking the time from your business to take a vacation. After all, it’s not like you get paid vacation time – when you’re not … Continue reading

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