Monthly Archives: January 2011

Why First Impressions Matter

by Sandy Dumont, The Image Architect The way you look and dress announces the outcome other people can expect from you. It also announces how you feel about yourself, and you’ll be treated accordingly. Numerous university studies, including one at … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Melissa Wadsworth

Melissa Wadsworth is a creative personal growth visionary, intuitive dream board expert, author and inspirational speaker. She has helped thousands go from blocked to brilliant through her books, personal guidance and workshops. She is offering you her “What You Notice … Continue reading

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Perfectionism Sucks

(the life right out of you) Why is that? What’s wrong with doing everything RIGHT? How can that hurt me? Bottom line – it isn’t sustainable. It actually isn’t possible. You may be perfect in the way you dress, sort … Continue reading

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Insights from Nature

by Gail Z. Martin During the summer, our backyard is a lush garden.  At this time of year, it’s just a shadow of its former glory.  Sometimes when I look out the window, I feel sad because what’s left is … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Overcome Your Fears!

By Melissa Wadsworth It’s natural to think: “If I feel passionately enough about my dream or my goal I will act to make it happen.” Yet, this isn’t always true. No matter how badly you want something, you can still … Continue reading

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Setting Your 2011 Intentions

GETTING WHAT YOU REALLY WANT… If you haven’t yet set your goals for this year, stop here and consider what those might be. OK, now look over your goals, and write down what you will FEEL when those goals are … Continue reading

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My Resolution List for 2011

by Gail Z. Martin Happy New Year!  I actually love the whole New Year thing—New Year’s Eve, resolutions, and especially the Tournament of Roses parade.  Ever since I was a kid, I have loved to sit on the couch (preferably … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Big Dreams and Hard Work!  This blog is dedicated to business owners, entrepreneurs, visionaries and authors who are committed to doing the hard work necessary to see their big dreams come true. We’ll cover all kinds of topics … Continue reading

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