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Success Coach Carolyn R. Owens knows exactly what it takes to succeed. In her leadership blog she shares her wisdom about personal and professional success.

Four Steps To Get Started Working Online From Home

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Steps To Get Started Working Online From Home

If you would have asked me ten years ago if I wanted to have a business where I could work from home, I probably would have said no. At the time I did not think it was possible to operate a fully functioning, profitable business from home.  One day my son asked me a question […]

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Working In The Recruitment Industry – Training and Software

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Working In The Recruitment Industry – Training and Software

Have you considered making a career change into the recruitment industry? The current economic climate has meant the job market is fierce. People and businesses need professionals to help them fill vacancies with the right candidates. If you’re thinking of working in recruitment, there are to key elements you should know more about – training […]

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Simple Ways To Maximize Efficiency In Your Small Business

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Simple Ways To Maximize Efficiency In Your Small Business

Maximizing efficiency in business means making the very most out of what you have, particularly time and money. This is crucial for all types of businesses but it’s especially important for small businesses and solo-preneurs Small businesses and solo-preneurs resources are already limited when compared with larger corporations. All entrepreneurs want to outdo their competition, […]

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What’s In A Good Name? Helping Your New Business Develop It’s Reputation Quickly

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 18, 2019 | Comments Off on What’s In A Good Name? Helping Your New Business Develop It’s Reputation Quickly

Your reputation is important; you need to guard it carefully. But before you get to that point, you need to earn a reputation, a perspective, and an overall impression of what your business does. This is not just from the customer, but from your clients and everybody in between. When you are just starting your […]

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What The Heck Is A “Talented” Employee Anyway?

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 17, 2019 | Comments Off on What The Heck Is A “Talented” Employee Anyway?

The word talent is spread around in the business world like it’s the word ‘the’.  When too many people keep using a word without really meaning it, its impact begins to slowly fade. If you hear someone’s talented you can easily shrug it off even though that person might actually be truly talented. Every boss […]

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Three Essential Pre-Launch Strategies Every Startup Must Consider

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Three Essential Pre-Launch Strategies Every Startup Must Consider

If you’re starting to set up your own business, chances are you are feeling a little overwhelmed. You probably have a to-do list the length of your arm. You may be struggling to sort out the home office. One thing you need to do is implement a marketing plan as soon as possible. Creating a […]

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Three Key Ingredients For Business Competence

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Three Key Ingredients For Business Competence

There are so many necessary ingredients for success when it comes to running a business. There are also so many necessary goals for which you must strive for if you want your business to be successful.  True excellence cannot be achieved unless your company maintains a continuous level of competence.  This is a goal you must […]

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The Importance of Technology for Your Small Business

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 14, 2019 | Comments Off on The Importance of Technology for Your Small Business

If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been talking a lot about technology lately. It’s so important for small business owners, well really all business owners, to understand the important role it plays and why you need it. We’re truly living in a technological age. Increasing numbers of us are spending large amounts of time online. We […]

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Who Can Help – Building Your Small Business Team

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Who Can Help – Building Your Small Business Team

When you own a small business, your main focus needs to be on keeping your business up and running. In the beginning, you may find yourself handling all aspects of the business.  You won’t have as much time to focus on the parts of the business you truly love. To free up more of your […]

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Are You Overlooking These Career Industries

By Carolyn R. Owens | Jan 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Are You Overlooking These Career Industries

Have you been considering a career change but when looking, you feel like there aren’t any good jobs available? There may be a few industries you have completely overlooked.  For these industries, in both public and private sectors, they have had trouble finding individuals who have the passion, motivation, skills and/or education for the jobs. […]

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