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Turning Failure to Success for Female Entrepreneurs – Maya Angelou

Successful female entrepreneurs don’t just survive business failure, relationship failure, or company failures – they turn failure to success! Here are specific ways to cope with failure for businesswomen, with inspiration from Maya Angelou. “You did what you know how to do. When you knew better, you did better.” – Maya Angelou. Bouncing back from failure involves accepting that you did the best you could at the time. When you know better, you do better…and the key is to learn from

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How to Know When to Leave a Relationship

Knowing when it’s time to leave a relationship is difficult because it’s not just the relationship you’re leaving, it’s a way of life. You’re leaving a mindset, a way of being.

5 Ways to Be Happy as a Childless Couple

These ways to be happy as a childless couple may help you cope with infertility and childlessness. A childless life doesn't mean unhappiness for all childless couples, even if they're desperate to get pregnant.

Living Lavishly in Poverty – Wangari Maathai

The life lesson: you can live lavishly no matter how little money you earn or how tired, ill, or just plain crazy you feel. The woman who wasn’t well-behaved: Wangari Maathai.  How do we know Maathai wasn’t well-behaved? Listen to how her ex-husband describes her: “…too educated, too strong, too successful, too stubborn, and too hard to control,” he said. You gotta admire his honesty! Mr Wangari wanted a woman he could control – but you can’t control women who aren’t well-behaved. For

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13 Christmas Gift Ideas for Dog Walkers

These Christmas holiday gift ideas for dog walkers range from practical to luxurious. I also included the best gifts for dog lovers - because your dog walker is no doubt a big fan of all types of dogs!

Is Trifexis a Good Flea Treatment for Dogs?

Before you allow your veterinarian to give Trifexis to your dog, read the effects of this flea treatment for dogs. As a dog owner, the last thing you need is an infestation of fleas or ticks -- nor do you want a sick dog.

Investment Analysts Who Analyze Mining Stocks – Geology Careers

In this job description, an investment analyst who analyzes mining stocks shares his top stock picks. This geology career features a geologist who researches and reports on mining data to find the best financial investments. This career involves mining and geology investments, not precious metal mining or oil rigs. As a geologist, Dale Mah explored for base metals, gold and diamonds in remote areas of the Canadian arctic. He’s also worked as a mine geologist in an open pit mine.

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10 High Paying Jobs for College Students

This list of high paying part time jobs for college students will help you find work - and #2 will surprise you! Plus, tips on how to get hired and things to remember when you’re looking for work as a college student.

How to Survive an Online Affair

Online relationships are more common than you think. These tips for surviving an online affair will help you start over after a bad breakup. Here’s what Steve said on my Tips for Surviving an Emotional Affair article on Quips & Tips for Achieving Your Goals. He had an internet affair and wants to know how to save his marriage: “I love my wife and kids so much. I would normally say I’m a great husband and father. I just made

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What is a Massage Practitioner? How Holistic Massage Works

A Massage Practitioner on Bowen Island If you’re asking “What is a massage practitioner?”, you may already know it’s different than a registered massage therapist. Here’s how holistic massage works, from a self-employed massage practitioner who works in the “healing arts.” “Being self-employed is always an interesting adventure,” says Genevieve McCorquodale, Certified Massage Practitioner, Post Partum Doula, and owner of Still Waters Massage on Bowen Island, BC. “There is no guarantee of a pay check at the end of the day.

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Creative Gifts for People With Dementia

Here are eight gifts for people diagnosed with a dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, or Lewy Body Dementia. Some of these gift ideas are practical, others are creative, and others are a mixture between the two. The best gift ideas for people with dementia also depend on what stage of dementia they’re in (eg, early vs. late stages dementia). For this article, I tried to research creative gift ideas that would be good for people in any or

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Publishing Jobs – A Literary Agent Describes How He Helps Authors

Publishing jobs include helping authors get published. Here, a Manhattan literary agent describes his job selling manuscripts to publishers and editors. “I think people are surprised by how much editing an agent has to do,” says New York City-based Jon Sternfeld. “I don’t know what it used to be like, but books have to be nearly perfect to sell. So, an agent can’t just hope that an editor sees potential in a project. They have to be bowled over by

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