On a Wing and a Prayer

June 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

Last weekend, my youngest daughter, Annabel Rose, came to me with a request to buy her a pet bird.  The request didn’t go far because there was no way I was going to buy a bird.  Time is in very short supply in our household and I could only imagine how much work a messy…

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Food for Thought

June 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ready to be your own boss? You have a market-tested idea or will buy into a franchise.  CHECK You work for someone else but dream of being an entrepreneur.  CHECK You are committed to short term sacrifice for long term gain.  CHECK You have the experience to go out on your own.  CHECK You have…

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Salon Culture Counts

May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Listening–Make a deep commitment to listening intently to others. Listening also encompasses getting in touch with one’s inner voice, and seeking to understand what one’s body, spirit, and mind are communicating.  Great listening skills equates to higher salon sales and positive co-worker relations. Personal Development: Acquiring new skills, testing your capabilities, stretching yourself, and…

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Thank You

February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Thank You” is a magical phrase.  The root meaning of the word “Thank” comes from the Greek word: Exomologeo, which means to acknowledge and agree fully. This word in turn comes from two Greek words: Ek or Ex which denotes the origin or beginning of action, and Homologeo which means to give thanks.  Thanking someone…

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COGNITIVE DISSONANCE

February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Guest Post: Dr. Steve Greene In music, a dissonant chord doesn’t satisfy the ear for melody. We aren’t born dissatisfied. We learn it. Do you remember times you have purchased a product, took it out of the bag, consumed it and later determined…this product really didn’t give me what I thought it would. Through experience,…

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Love me. Love me not.

January 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

I love you.  It is important for me to tell you how much you mean to me and my life.  I love you so very much and care about your well-being.  You are instrumental in my seeing what I need to change about me to be a better person.  I have a story that connects…

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C+ is a Good Grade

December 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our 12% Vitamin C+ is an antioxidant that stimulates cell renewal and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin. Vitamin C+ boosts the skin’s natural immune properties that brightens, firms, and tones skin while repairing sun damage and reducing the signs of aging  

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Soy Joy

December 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Clary Soy:  Produced by American Farmers! Clary soy candles are made with 100% natural plant wax. Pure soy candles are the eco-friendly choice for those that enjoy the aromatherapy and ambiance of candles.  Create a safe environment with the “green” soothing glow, while delicately distributing fragrance  throughout your home, spa, or office space.  We embed…

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Good Grief!

December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Grief is a reaction to a loss of any kind; not just the loss of a loved one. I had breakfast with a friend today and she appeared very depressed. I asked her if she was OK and she shared with me that she had ended her 1 year relationship with a man she was…

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New Franchsing Opportunity

November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Press Release Local Business Franchising Operations Tulsa, Okla., (November 11, 2011) – Teresa Knox, founder and owner of Community Care College, Clary Sage College and Oklahoma Technical College announced today that she is franchising certain aspects of her current business model, including a Salon and Spa with a prototype store to open in January of 2012.…

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