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Don’t Let Them Get You Down.

By Rebecca Thorsen / October 1, 2020

Non Illegitimi Carborundum is my families’ motto. It is on my daughter’s college class rings as a reminder, “don’t let the bastards grind you down”. It is a bit of a mock-Latin aphorism, but it works! Everyday we have someone who wants to ‘grind’ us down, it’s just the way it is. We have two […]


Getting Jiggy With Your Bad Self

By Rebecca Thorsen / September 8, 2020

It is really important to let yourself have time to get jiggy. What I mean by this is many of us let are mind, body and spirit get bored. We need to give ourselves license to up and move any way we want. It might require you closing the door to your office, but after […]


Look At Your Business From All Angles

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 24, 2020

Whether you have a startup business or a business that you’re trying to pump some new life into it, make sure you look at it from every direction. Sometimes it’s as simple as shifting your contract. Looking at your customers from a difference point of view. Is it possible they may want your product in […]


Never Be Afraid To Ask For Support!

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 11, 2020

Support comes in many forms. And all of them are necessary. Physical form can manifest itself in many ways. Those times when we are unwell and need to be assisted by others. The chicken soup and rides to appointments and such. You can also supports others with tasks. In the office there may be those […]


Seize The Moment! Spread Your Wings And Fly!

By Rebecca Thorsen / August 3, 2020

Seizing the moment can be the most exciting part about doing business. Finding some way each day to push you and your business to achieve greatness.  As we all know, greatness can come in many forms. From something as simple as creating a ‘tickle file’ to keep track of all your business fun and games […]


This Month You Can Make A Difference

By Rebecca Thorsen / July 23, 2020

Pick a month, any month and decide that this month I am going to make a difference. Have the courage and confidence to do something difference. Small successes are the best way to see an improving differences in your business. Tell a story on Instagram, start a new board on Pinterest or join a group […]


When Your Future’s So Bright…

By Rebecca Thorsen / July 19, 2020

We all have those days when all we want is a bright future, but it’s looking a bit gray right now. It’s really OK, because everything looks brighter with contrast. Have you ever noticed when you get up to a dark and stormy sky, your mood will often follows? However, by the time the sun […]