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Sexual Harassment in the Fitness Industry

July 29, 2018

One day, while stretching my client Jim, I was taken aback when I realized he wasn’t wearing underwear. His shorts were swim trunks with interior netting. I quickly looked away and continued to stretch him. This happened with Jim on several other occasions, but I never mentioned it because I wasn’t sure how to broach the matter. I also didn’t feel that he was doing this intentionally, nor did I believe he meant harm.

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Sexual Harassment and the Fitness Industry

July 11, 2018

One day, while stretching my client Jim, I was taken aback when I realized he wasn’t wearing underwear. His shorts were swim trunks with interior netting. I quickly looked away and continued to stretch him. This happened with Jim on several other occasions, but I never mentioned it because I wasn’t sure how to broach the matter. I also didn’t feel as if he was doing this intentionally, nor did I believe he meant harm.

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Are Your Beliefs About Success and Money Holding You Back?

June 2, 2017

Are you tired of watching everyone else move forward in business and become successful? Even though you want to make more money and enjoy some level of financial freedom, do you keep hitting roadblocks? The obstacles that are stopping you from achieving what you want may surprise you—and your money mindset may be partly to blame.

What Is Money Mindset?

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Why It’s Time to Adopt Education-Based Marketing

April 10, 2017

Which sales pitch would pull you closer to buying a product or a service—in this case, an accountant to do your taxes?

“Let me tell you why you need to hire me to do your taxes. For starters, my rates are the least expensive around, and I’ve been a licensed CPA for 15 years“”

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Pivot Your Business to Success

September 30, 2016

In my last column, I wrote about how perfectionism can spell d-o-o-m to a business. One reason for this is that having an inflexible business mind means you’re not willing to really do what it takes to succeed.

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Perfectionism: Can It Squelch Success?

July 25, 2016

Hello. My name is Carrie, and I’m a recovering perfectionist.

My business has suffered from my perfectionism. Before I release anything new, I need to make sure it’s “perfect”—whether it’s a business card, an article, my website or a video. Although intellectually I know that “perfect” is an unreachable ideal, I procrastinate because I fear failure; after all, nothing is good enough. So ultimately, I’m stuck and my business isn’t moving forward.

Can you relate to this scenario at all?

What Is Perfectionism?

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