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They helped each other build foundations for the future.

Something incredible happened here at the end of January. I’ve been dying to tell you all about it ever since. Then a whole lot of life happened… including a new puppy, sick kids, a little bit of extensive home remodeling and some creative juicing while I developed a brand new business ideation series for you awesome people. Now that things […]

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How to be self-employed without living invoice-to-invoice. Plus a rate setting primer.

Yesterday, a BrainyFeet reader disagreed with me in the comments. I’ll give you a minute to recover from the shock. What!? You’re not shocked? Hmm…neither was I really. Here’s what happened:  Yesterday’s post listed 6 big, business killing mistakes I really hope you don’t make, in which is introduced the idea that Unsustainable: The trap of […]

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Protect yourself against these six common reasons micro-businesses fail

If you’ve ever told anyone about your plans to go into business for yourself, it’s a pretty safe bet someone has replied, in no uncertain terms, that you’re doomed to failure. Then you nod and smile and keep walking your path. As well you should. The problem is, the doomsdayers aren’t all wrong. Self-employed, freelancers and […]

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Scratching & clawing past the Land of Agonizing Almost

In just 19 days, we’re going on a 37-day, 6500-mile road trip. We are moving across the continent, all the way from Alaska to Tennessee! For over six years, my husband and I have wanted to make this move as much as we want for air.  Planning for this day has become a way of life […]

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Seven home-based food business ideas you probably haven’t considered yet

You are a fantastic cook. Lovingly prepared food makes you all warm inside. You love hearing people ooh and ahh over your creations. You live for the quest for the perfect ingredient and the best recipe. Your kitchen is your sanctuary. Just for you, I’ve describe seven different ways you can earn an income while […]

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