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Will you ever be truly satisfied? [Divine Discontent]

By Cherylanne | April 30, 2015 |
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I believe there are people in this world who experience deep satisfaction. I’ve just never counted myself among them. I’ve spent years labeling my never-ending dissatisfaction as “Divine Discontent” writing it off as just the way I’m wired. No sooner do I cross an accomplishment off my list than I tackle the next one. Or decide that the first one wasn’t big…

How To Close A Business Gracefully – 3 Little Things

By Cherylanne | April 23, 2015 |
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Earlier this year,  I made the logically sound but emotionally difficult decision to close a business I’d poured my heart and soul into for five years. It was one of the weightiest decisions I’ve ever made, with many people’s lives affected beyond mine. Because of that, I wrestled with my options for months, virtually paralyzed with indecision. I…

Why Do Women Think Small When Starting Businesses?

By Cherylanne | April 16, 2015 |
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Once upon a time I almost opened a muffin shoppe. Well, at least that’s what my Godfather called it. I imagined it as more of an artisan bakery – a dreamy space with wide plank wood floors and a chalkboard menu and stacks of thick white plates and sturdy mugs. I envisioned gleaming floor to ceiling wood-trimmed windows with flower…

You Wanna be Startin’ Something. You Got to be Startin’ Something.

By Cherylanne | April 8, 2015 |
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If you are a child of the ’80s, you didn’t just read that headline when you saw it. You sang it. And then you added… It’s too high to get over. (yeah yeah) It’s too low to get under. (yeah yeah) You’re stuck in the middle. (yeah yeah) And the pain is thunder. At this point, if you don’t know what…

Don’t Follow the Leader. Chase Her.

By Cherylanne | March 30, 2015 |
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Last night, my husband bundled up our seven-year-old son in running pants, layers of UnderArmour, a hooded sweatshirt, extra thick socks, and even a winter hat for the short drive to a super cold spring track practice. When they returned home later for dinner, Tucker told me that he thought he’d run well……buuuuuuut, there was just this one kid he couldn’t…

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