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    20 years ago I took a leap of faith and started a business in partnership with another person.  That doomed business lasted all of 3 weeks (definitely a story for another day). Thankfully since then I have learned a lot about what it takes to succeed in business.   I am so excited that you have found our website and hope that you get some great value from all of the useful articles and resources on here.

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    Are you letting your clients get too much for free?

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    What is your marketing talent?

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    Stuck for ideas on what kind of business to start?

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    Starting a business when you are a woman over 50

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    Do start-ups need a business plan?

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    Saying No: The Best and Worst Ways To Say ‘No’ To A Customer

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    4 Quick tips for improving SEO on your WordPress blog

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     Our podcast was recorded between 2014 and 2015 as part of one of my previous businesses.  The content might be from a few years back but there are still lots of relevant gems in there around mindset, success and what it takes to build a successful micro business.  

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