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Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

In Frugal, Phenomenal

There are so many schools of thought regarding work-life balance, which range from possible to impossible. Many people who believe that work-life balance is impossible think that there is no need for work-life balance, work is a part of your life. I actually subscribe to the idea that work-life balance doesn’t exist if you love what you do.   This week I worked Monday – Friday for my fill-time job for about 10 hours per day, then worked on FNPhenomenal during the evenings, and then on Saturday worked my other business. Sunday I flew out to Maryland to attend a wedding!…

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Why You Can’t Reach Your Goals on Talent Alone

In Phenomenal

You can never be the best unless you believe you are the best and work towards it.” I heard that nugget on a morning sports talk radio show while I was on the super shuttle and it made me think about what this means to you, the FNPhenomenal ones. 1.  Talent isn’t enough.  Oftentimes we are taught that you need to be the most talented in order to be the best.  Many people even believe that those who win are the most talented.  What many of us fail to understand is that you need massive action and massive belief in…

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Women, Work and Community: You Don’t Have To Act Like A Man To Be Successful

In Phenomenal

Women are so POWERFUL,  and so often we don’t understand our own power.  Sometimes we don’t understand the rules of the game and think that we have to conform to a man’s way of getting things done.  bSMART founder, Meagan Hooper, noticed a void.  She realized that women need a different type of support and energy, so she created bSMART to help empower women through building community, education, support, and networking.   Register now for Women, Work, and Community: You Don’t Have to Think Like a Man to be Successful [more…] Join the conversation to learn how you can be feminine, community focused,…

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Learning to Be Ok with Taking Some “Me” Time

In Entrepreneurship, Phenomenal

Being the overachiever that Nina is, it’s hard for her to understand that it is perfectly normal, in fact recommended to schedule in some “me time”. She recently went through a patch where all she did was work long hours, attend a few events, volunteered, ran errands, and helped out her family. At the end of that time she was physically and mentally exhausted. She wondered what she could do to help create some more balance in her life. Many people who are highly motivated can understand it, because they start wishing that they could have more than 24 hours…

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3 Frugal Memorial Day Celebration Tips

In Frugal, Phenomenal

So it’s the Memorial Day holiday and for many of us, this is a 3-day weekend.  Given the time off of work, nice weather, and desire to spend time with family and friends, it is very easy to get off track with spending.  Look, it’s ok to have fun, but you just have to be strategic.  This post will give you 3 ways to have fun celebrating Memorial Day weekend without breaking the bank. Also, as you enjoy this weekend, be sure to take the time to honor the fallen soldiers for their sacrifice to this country and for our…

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