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Finding Your Passion

The Power of Letting Go

In Frugal, Phenomenal

One of the hardest lessons to learn is letting go.  Trust me.  I struggle with it too. Letting go doesn’t mean giving up or quitting.  Instead, what it means is giving God the space to put the things in our lives that are meant to be there when they are meant to be there. How many of us are holding on to so many old clothes that we have no room for the new ones that look and fit better? We don’t wear the old clothes anymore but we look at them and “remember when” or we dream of a…

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Go Big or Go Home!

In Frugal, Phenomenal

We are meant to have an abundant life of purpose but many people fall short of living a full life because of fear. Fear makes us play small and doubt who we are, because of the broken record of lies that we tell ourselves. Many of us make so many excuses for why we can’t do what we want to do in life. We let the negative chatter take hold of our thoughts. We ask ourselves questions like, “Who am I to play big in this world? Why should I achieve my dream?” My message to you today is that…

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Is it Time to Search for a New Job?

In Frugal, Phenomenal

The first day of spring was officially March 20th, and although it doesn’t feel like spring yet in Detroit, it doesn’t mean that it isn’t time to start to think about spring-cleaning your life.  One of the things that you may need to re-evaluate is your job.  Ask yourself is your job continuing to serve you or is it time to do something else?  Taking the time to evaluate this will help you avoid staying in a career that no longer fulfills you or is no longer where you should be.  One of the things that I also want you…

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What You Need to Consider When Starting a Business

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Recently I embarked on full-time entrepreneurship and the road is harder than I expected but way more fulfilling than I ever could have imagined. Since I started this full-time journey I often get questions about how I started FNPhenomenal.  Therefore, I decided to compile the 4 things that really helped me at the beginning of the journey. 1.  Find what keeps you going. Passion will sustain you during the tough times and when you don’t feel like working. Ask yourself, “What would you do if you had to do it for free?”  The answer to that is probably something that…

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FNPhenomenal Woman: Ebony Rutherford – Owner of Trish’s Garage

In FNPhenomenal Woman, Frugal, Phenomenal

This month’s FNPhenomenal Woman is Ebony Rutherford of Trish’s Garage.   I met her at my book launch party in early 2014, and I loved her energy and spirit.  She is such an amazing entrepreneur and I’m so excited to feature her as February’s FNPhenomenal Woman. 1. What do you do and why is it important? I am the owner of Trish’s Garage. We focus on working from the inside out. We have locally sourced merchandise and styling services to help create a unique look.  Clothing should be an extension of yourself, and it should never make or break you. You…

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