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Nice Girls Finish Last in a Sprint but First in a Marathon

Nice Girls Finish First In A Sprint, But Last In A Marathon

For the longest time, I put myself first, even if it meant hurting people along the way. My lack of consideration and egotistical actions gave me small wins every once in a while, but it was as if I was walking in massive circles, not realizing it was getting me nowhere.

As the years have passed, I’ve noticed that nice girls may finish last in a sprint, but they always win in the long run.

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Why You Should Be Taking More Risks

Why You Should Be Taking More Risks

It’s no surprise that I love taking risks. I mean, look at my track record… I moved to California without a plan, I quit my 9-5 job without a plan, and I bought a dog without a plan. I get a rush out of the unknown and a surge of energy when I step out of my comfort zone.

This week I was talking with my hairdresser, Lori, and she told me about her 45-year-old friend who picked up and left town to move to San Francisco. She had reached a point where she knew she was not going to have kids and she needed a life change. Lori told me that she had never seen her friend so happy. She was literally glowing the last time they ran into each other and had lost 19 pounds.

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The Best Books For Women Entrepreneurs in 2017

The Best Books For Women Entrepreneurs In 2017

I am a book fanatic. I’ve never understood the appeal of Kindle because there really is nothing like the smell and feel of a new book in your hands. With that being said, I have become somewhat of a book hoarder. I have this lifelong dream of owning a huge library one day where I can sneak off to and write all day long. For this reason, I have been on a hunt to find the best books for women entrepreneurs so that I can fill my dream library with valuable content.

This year, I started a virtual book club to keep myself and my fellow women entrepreneurs on track.  I think it’s so important to read every day in order to get those creative juices flowing, no matter what field of work you are in. For those who have not joined our Facebook book club, I have compiled a list of awesome books for women entrepreneurs:

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Generosity and Networking: My Day with the Art of Charm Guys

Generosity and Networking: My Day With The Art of Charm Guys

Up until July 27th, I thought I was a kickass networker. Because I can talk to a brick wall, I thought I had all the tools I needed to make connections and get ahead in business. Ummmmmmm, that’s a joke.

After my second trip to the CreativeLive studio in San Francisco, I was (once again) blown away by the amount of knowledge I was given. My networking game was WAY off and I had no idea. Jordan Harbinger, AJ Harbinger, and Johnny Dzubak were the teachers of our class, The Art of Networking. They are the masterminds behind the Art of Charm and have an amazing podcast that you should check out right this second.

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How To Kick Your Bad Habits To The Curb

How To Kick Your Bad Habits To The Curb

Why do we keep falling into the same bad habits?

We go after the “bad boy”, we spend a fortune on clothes we don’t need, we go out and get hammered every weekend. Even though we know it’s wrong, it’s as if we find comfort in the constant routine.

It’s true, some of us don’t know any better. We grew up watching these behaviors and normalizing them in our heads. But for the majority of us, we know what we’re doing is wrong yet we never make a change.

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