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Astro Smiles

Turn your love for dogs into a life you love. A dozen dog business ideas with resources to get you thinking.

Last month, we rescued a puppy. It was not the smart thing to do. We have the world’s most awesome dog already. And at 18 months, Olive is still a puppy herself.  We also have two girls that just turned five. We’re remodeling the home we live in, and we’re still getting acclimated to a […]

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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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May the world fade away

Do you remember when I told you how life balance is a big fat dangerous lie? Do you remember when I suggest we’d all be happier and less frantic and less ready to punch someone…anyone…if we strived instead to live well-blended life? Well, today, I’m reading this awesome, amazing book called Evil Plans: Having Fun […]

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Junior Fry Cook

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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