The Art of Business

It doesn’t have to be so hard, does it?

My whole life I’ve been taught (or just assumed) that we must force things, head down, grinding it out to make things happen. While that is true at times, what if things don’t have to be hard to mean they are worthwhile? I’ve always had an underlying feeling like fun had to be earned. Especially…

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bridging the time and money gap so you can go for your dreams

As a small business owner I have gone to all sorts of extremes to be able to wake up each day and pursue my dream of being an artist while also being at home raising my kids.  There have been times where money has flowed almost effortlessly (after a bazillion hours behind the scenes sweating…

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how to save yourself from firing everyone

Today I watched a fellow entreprenuer send out a newsletter and post online a message to all of the people on her mailing list to FUC# ‘n buy something or get off her list.  Can you imagine getting an email like that? This is a beautiful, talented and seemingly confident woman.  What made her snap…

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Interview with Pam Dusbabek – Creating an Inspired Life radio

  This week on my True2youradio show: Interview with Pam Dusbabek of Heart of Life documentary photography She’s the one who took this fun fall photo: Entrepreneur and photographer Pam Dusbabek discusses the journey to finding her authentic and inspired path of documentary photography.  This great show is not just for photographers, people of all…

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Waiting to be “discovered”

It’s an epidemic in the arts world.  I was as guilty as everyone else.  The mindset of waiting for someone to “discover” me.  Some amazing person, with clout, ideas and a vision to step in and say, “Noelle, I know just what we should do with your art.  I know exactly how you should market,…

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Fall updates and new announcements!

It’s been a year full of all sorts of changes so I wanted to take a few minutes and share a few new stores I’m in, where you can find my work and what new work I’m offering.  Plus I have a SUPER big announcement that I haven’t told anyone about yet. You’ll find that…

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finding “real life” in an online world

I didn’t have a cell phone until I was 19. Didn’t have an email address or my own computer until college.  I spent half my life with none of the on-line world we have today. So I feel like I should be able to navigate my way through balancing both my regular person to person…

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Israel here I come!

I am thrilled to share with you my exciting news! First, in order to catch you up fully let me rewind: Four years ago today, my beautiful mother passed away unexpectedly. The years since then have been filled by every emotion possible. In addition to being an LPN at a nursing home for many years…

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a grateful next step… clarity

I have had such a sense of frustration the last month or two.  I knew I was growing and in a time of transition so I tried to use that uneasy, feeling and keep it in the background and trust the answers would come.  I shed a few tears, had a few moments of total…

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lets get this pARTy stARTed

Hello! (tip: make sure you have images set to display on my emails) I don’t know about you but as I’m wrapping up this year I can’t help but reflect on what 2012 has been for me. I think it’s important to go through and at a minimum take a mental inventory on the year.…

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