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Fruit That Lasts, an Interview with Nena Jackson & Kristi Smith

Oh we were so overjoyed when we were introduced to the wonderful Nena Jackson and Kristi Smith.  Nena and Kristi are the authors and beautiful creators behind Fruit That Lasts, a children’s book series with a mission of sharing the good news about Jesus Christ. The books feature the adorable characters, Franny Fig and Pom Pom Pomegranate as they go on adventures and learn valuable lessons from their grandmothers. Both Kristi and Nena share about their journey to becoming authors,…

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Tips for a Stress Free Holiday

The Holiday Season is the most wonderful time of the year. It is impossible to not get swept into the Holiday spirit with all the cheer being spread around. For business owners, the Holiday Season can be a very rewarding time of year, but it can also be a very STRESSFUL time. Product demand is usually amped up around the holidays, as well as time demand. It can be very hard juggling all the demands and holiday festivities. Well, that…

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Balancing Motherhood and a Business ~ Part 2, Prioritizing Tasks

Remember that blog post I wrote months ago on brain dumps? Yea…this is the followup (sorry about that long white noise silence that came with it!). In this post, I want to share with you a little bit about prioritizing tasks and how I go about doing that. And it’s actually not as hard as it may seem. Let’s Prioritize 1. Categorize Tasks Grab that brain dump paper. You should have every single task you’ve thought of written down, in…

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How to get more done in your day – The Daily Intention Map

Click HERE to download your totally free Daily Intention Map People ask me all the time, “how do you get so much done in your day?” I kind of wonder if it just seems like I get a lot accomplished, simply because I am fulfilled. I truly believe that there is a huge difference in, “getting stuff done” (a version of busy-ness) and “a feeling of fulfillment.  Actually, I know there is a huge difference in the two. Getting stuff…

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Moms Can: Code…Too! ~ An Interview with Founder & CEO Erica Peterson

I’ve always thought of coding as a foreign language – something that I would never be able to touch, understand or be able to apply in my business or life. But according to Moms Can: Code Founder and CEO, Erica Peterson, anyone can access coding; especially moms! When I was first introduced to Erica, I was amazed as I started digging into her background and work. She is literally changing the face of, shifting the perspective of and making the…

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How can a business plan be implemented in my business?

I was sitting across a dear friend of mine just last week. She was asking me what I was up to these days and what my latest project was. We are always joking because I am always up to something. I’m always creating a new offering, working for a new client, or something like that. I told her a little bit about my latest business plan course and program, Your Action Based Business Plan, and how I plan to help…

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Shifting Your Mindset So You Can Thrive ~ An Interview with Briana Oliver

Briana was such a joy to have on the podcast. Her motherhood story, her entrepreneurial journey, her shift in perspective, it is all so so good. During our chat, we talk about positive affirmations and positive mindsets to feel better about yourself, your environment, your children…EVERYTHING! My favorite quote from our time together: If you keep that light heart and are open to all the goodness, life will move so much easier for you. Have fun, laugh as much as…

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9 Tools to Help You Write Your Business Plan

If you’re a business owner, you know that writing a business plan is important and you probably know that you need one. But sometimes it can feel like quite the daunting task. Not anymore! In this blog post, I have compiled 9 of my favorite tools to help ease the anxiety around writing your business plan so you can stop worrying and start writing. And the best part? 8 out of 9 are free (some include a premium buy in,…

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Loving the Body You’re In

This week on the Mara & Megan Show, Mara talks with Cassandra Padgett, owner of VivFit. She is a nutrition coach and business owner. Cassandra loves helping new moms feel amazingly confident in their postpartum bodies. When she’s not coaching or blogging, she spends her days with her one-year-old daughter Elle and their bulldog Buddha. If you ever meet her in real life, there’s a 99% chance she will be wearing leggings, and her idea of a good time is roaming…

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The Beauty of Adoption, an Interview with Teri Prichard

  Adoption is amazing.  It is the greatest gift that I was given in this life.  Which brings intrigue and curiosity when it comes to other stories similar to mine. I recently met Teri Prichard in a business group that we are both in.  I was struggling with figuring out the details around planning and executing a retreat for women and mothers.  Teri graciously gave me an hour of her time to think through the details, to give me insight…

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