Before I begin, I must disclose that I DO in fact have a website. You are most likely reading this article on said website. However, I am writing this for those of you who are torn between a website and a Shopify store. As a business and marketing coach for many years, I run into people all the time who get completely stuck when it comes to building their own or having someone … [Read more...] about Why having a Shopify Store is better than a website
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You see online stores all the time selling everything from clothing to automotive parts. Who runs these shops and what does it take to start and maintain one? While the range of store types is vast and the amount of work needed to own and operate varies, the fact is, eCommerce stores are one of the best sources for online revenue. If the thought of having your own online shop … [Read more...] about 10 Unique, Creative & Yes, Common Reasons To Open a Shopify Store
The alarm goes off and you are up and ready to go! You have a plan and you are going strong. Whether it’s work or personal, you are committed to getting it done. Things are going well; you are building stride. You are feeling REALLY good about yourself and about the success of it all. But then, something happens - You get a phone call or feel ill. Someone needs you or another … [Read more...] about Making Up Time – How to Catch Up When you Lose Momentum
I posted a question on Facebook the other day – ‘Write the happiest story you can using only 4 words’. There were wonderful responses from ‘I love my family’, ‘I am cancer free’ and then there was one from a dear friend who wrote ‘Love and Unconditional Happiness’. Hmmm, we’ve all heard of unconditional love used repeatedly and yet, even in the Pollyanna world that I live … [Read more...] about Secrets to Unconditional Happiness
We all know someone who spends most of their time living in their past, their present or their future. If we focus on a different time in our life then the others we are around, we tend to be out of sync. My sister, for instance, spends most of her time in her past. She relives her life every day with stories, movies, photos, and relationships. Every Day. For someone … [Read more...] about Where Do You Live? Past, Present or Future?
Work and Travel is incredibly popular. Those that choose to leave their ‘real’ life and become nomads come at every age. Some do it right away and others wait until later in life when they have enough money, the kids are grown and they’ve put in their time and retired. Some fantasize about work and travel lifestyles but don’t take the leap. Sure, they have their … [Read more...] about 11 Work & Travel Ideas & Tips to Get Started
I once overheard someone clearly in her late 50’s emphatically decline an offer of a senior citizen discount at a restaurant. NO THANK YOU! And don't call me a senior. Then Yesterday, I was sharing about my business and how I help seniors have active laptop businesses and she firmly responded… I would not be attracted to anything advertising to seniors. I AM NOT A SENIOR – … [Read more...] about Don’t Call Me a Senior – Contest to RENAME the Term for Active Seniors
YUK! Remember when seeing your parents kiss grossed you out? Let alone the notion that they ever ‘did it’. If you had 3 kids in your family, you might have comforted yourself by saying, ‘maybe they only did it 3 times’. My thinking came a long way since those days. Especially when I witnessed my father find the love of his life at age 68. When he asked his ‘girlfriend’ to … [Read more...] about Sex and the Senior – How Hard Can It Be?
Your friends are retiring and you too are of retirement age. You see them planning their new life with travel, socializing and possibly even furthering their education. They appear to be fully embracing life, as they should. It appears that they planned for their retirement and they planned well. Or did they? Have they truly retired? It could be possible that they are … [Read more...] about Seniors, Work Like You Want To, Not Like You Have To
You Made it! Congratulations! You’re about to retire or you are already retired. Chances are you’ve been fantasizing about what you will do when you retire for a long time now. Right? No one fantasizes about having a boring retirement. Sure, you may want to take time off and have a relaxing experience without any obligations. But most retirees long to do the things they … [Read more...] about Making Your Retirement Fantasy Life Real