Ellie Mencer, quester Posts

I’ve been saying this for some time… Now, some employees say, a Walmart job does not pay enough to comfortably support a family, with wages hovering around minimum wage, or about $300 a month. While…

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Business Musings

With so many choices available, how do I move from ‘I want to change’ to ‘I am changing’? I recently received several months of NutriSystem(r) meals. Seriously, a friend’s husband had had enough and she…

Read More Is The Easy Way Always The Best Way?

Musings

I have a number of artist friends from the beginner to the professional. The very successful will explain what must be done to get where you want to go. The newer artist, upon hearing it,…

Read More How Can I Sell My Art?

Business Possibilities

Growing older is disconcerting. Telling our story can be an act of courage! At 71, I have often found myself explaining to someone that I used to publish a tourism magazine in our community, actually…

Read More Your Story Matters!

Musings Stories

We use these labels interchangeably – small business owner/entrepreneur. But are they the same? Small Business Owner First of all, even the label “Small Business Owner” doesn’t mean the same in all circles. To some…

Read More Is a Small Business Owner an Entrepreneur?

Business

Writer’s Block. Hmmm…. everyone talks about it. But is it really a block? Or are we just stuck in our heads too much. You know, all those should, could, would thoughts. Or even those demeaning…

Read More How to Break Through Writer’s Block

Musings Writing

Ahhhh… or did you think I meant golf or baseball? Nope. I’m talking today to all of you who keep taking lessons, reading books, listening to audiotapes and live speakers, view video after video, but…

Read More What’s Your Natural Swing?

Musings Possibilities

Stephen Guise’s book, “Mini Habits” is revolutionary in its simplicity. I know. I know exactly what you’re thinking. Oh no, not another book on breaking bad habits. Not another book telling me I need to…

Read More Habits…Creating Better Ones

Business Musings Possibilities

Starting a business is exhilarating and exciting. It’s also a daunting challenge. Your dreams and vision are standing face-to-face with every doubt you have. Today is the day to begin. “But how?”, you ask. START…

Read More How To Start Your Business – Backwards!

Business

Starting a business is absolutely challenging. It will push every emotional trigger we have and quickly drain our resources. The highs and the lows will be exhausting. But some of this push-and-pull stress can be…

Read More 7 Myths To Starting A Business

Business

SIMPLICITY! That’s my theme for 2016. I’ve old patterns to discard to make room for new ones – figuratively and literally. Letting go of material ‘stuff’ that just takes up time and space to make…

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