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Five Tips to Stay on Track During the Holidays

Yes, ‘tis the season once again to strategize, place orders and brace (AKA hope, pray, affirm, visualize) for the upcoming holidays. As a body-mind-spirit themed indie shop owner, you know it’s more than simply buying the right merchandise, sticking to a budget, hiring good help, and creating attractive displays. It’s equally important to “walk your...CONTINUE READING
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Five Ways To Reward Your Employees

Bet your bottom dollar you vividly remember any public recognitions of personal achievement or proclamations of triumph, big or small. Whether a happy-face sticker in pre-school, the principal announcing your perfect attendance at an assembly, or receiving unexpected (good) publicity about your shop:  Being recognized for little – or not-so-little – accomplishments are worth their...CONTINUE READING
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Inspirational Websites

Where do you get your juice? Running a business can be a solitary venture with the primary focus on managing, problem solving, and planning. It’s easy to forget the very important step of refilling your internal coffers and allowing time and space for quiet reflection and rejuvenation. Listed below are a few websites that provide...CONTINUE READING
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Hopelessness

As a shop owner, perhaps more frequently than you care to admit, you may find yourself sitting in hopelessness. When your accountant hands over that upsetting P&L report; when there’s an unexpected slump in sales; when you make an oops buying mistake – that little voice starts whispering: Why on earth did you ever open...CONTINUE READING
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