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I became aware of author, model  and writing coach, Carol S. Batey while in the process of writing my first book. I was feeling a bit blocked, and while I felt inspired to write my book, I was experiencing some resistance to actually sitting down and writing the book. When I opened Dr. Batey’s book [...]

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I came across Michael Port’s book while I was on Amazon purchasing his previous boo, Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling , for a book club that I had joined on the bizchicksblogs.com When I was [...]

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You hear it all of the time when singers or entertainers are being interviewed the interviewer will ask who the artists loved to listen to while they were learning their craft because those are the people who have had an influence on the artist’s work. As a writer or an entrepreneur you are following in [...]

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Interview with Yvonne Bynoe SOulful Affluence Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Yvonne Bynoe of soulfulaffluence.com. Yvonne is an author, speaker and entrepreneurial mindset coach who speaks from experience as she shares her knowledge, wisdom, experience and humor with us in this audio program. Listen up and learn about some specific [...]

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You’ve got a lot going on in your life and like lots of other people you set goals  for the things you’d like to accomplish, but somehow it seems like you don’t accomplish as many of those goals as you would like to. You start off with a lot of energetic fervor and make some [...]

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Bloggers might sometimes get the feeling that they are fighting an uphill battle because theirs is just one of millions of other blogs out there competing for the attention of their prospective audience. But if you develop a solid marketing plan for your blog and take consistent action toward the goals you set daily, weekly [...]

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Online visibility is all about being found online by the target audience who is looking for what you have to offer. With millions of other websites competing for your prospective clients’ attention, your challenge is to find a way to rise above the ‘noise’ or the many distractions on the Internet, and show up consistently [...]

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Happy New Year! I took a month’s hiatus from the Productive Pen blog and devoted my attentions to doing a 31-day challenge on a new blog project called 31 Days of Intentions. I really enjoy writing on the topic of personal development and spiritual concepts, so I decided to devote an entire month to writing [...]

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“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” — Meister Eckhardt As I sit writing this blog post about gratitude, I am struck by the desire to write something unique—something that will make you pay attention because it’s the time of year when so many [...]

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An important ingredient in the success of a business is the level of passion and dedication the owner has for what they are doing.  Finding your passion and purpose—your super power–and pursuing that as a business is a clear path to success. You are a  unique individual with gifts, talents and abilities that set you [...]