Tag: success

How I Accidentally Killed One of the Greatest Companies on the Planet

The story I’m about to tell you should be taken as a cautionary tale. When you start a business, you need to think it through, and imagine what you would do if you suddenly became as ridiculously successful as you claim you want to be. About a decade ago, I was running my online vegan parenting magazine, Vegfamily.com. For the most part, I was just running a magazine, a source of information and connection for the vegan parenting community. But one day, in an effort to increase revenue, I decided to start selling products of interest to my readers. At

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How To Find and Ignite Your Passion

When I’m doing intuitive counseling sessions, one of the areas that often gets people stuck is in the area of passion.  Do you know what you’re passionate about?  As it turns out, many people don’t.  At first I thought that was sort of odd.  After all, passion is excitement, and shouldn’t most people know what excites them?  And then I started to see that in many cases people have squelched their passions because they  couldn’t figure out how to earn a living with them.  Instead, they took jobs in areas where they had skill or talent, you know… something secure

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