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Just remember, it's a transition, not a marathon.
Having someone you trust is a good place to start.
If an idea comes from your brain, and you haven't looked at or compared or copied anyone else's work in order to conceive that idea, then guess what -- that's an original idea. What usually happens though is we get all excited, think the idea is brilliant, and then we Google it like a crazy person and our hearts sink when we see something similar has been done before. But here's the thing: The fact that someone has created this before doesn't mean your idea isn't original.
Easter doesn’t get as much crafty attention as Christmas, which is a shame. After a long winter we could all use a bit of
Anyone in the not-for-profit sector knows that things don't always go according to plan. Sometimes you're scrambling for funding, and other times (if you're fortunate), you have a lot of freedom to implement new programs. If you've missed a milestone, don't fixate on it. Instead, find ways to adapt and realign your strategy.
Excerpt from a communication I received after winning Canada's #1 Female Entrepreneur: "I opened my wife's Chatelaine Magazine
Recently, the CBC Radio program Ideas ran a full hour interview with Washington Post columnist and author Anne Applebaum
2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg It has happened to all of us at some point. You have a great idea, and someone else likes it so much they "borrow" from you -- or outright steal. In the big picture, there is nothing wrong with this. In fact, if we were able to copyright ideas, creativity would be stifled. So what do you do when someone steals your ideas?
Once a week I write a couple of blogs and there are times, to be honest, when I struggle with finding something interesting to say. I suspect I am not alone, so here are some tips for when you are staring at the screen looking for inspiration.