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New boutique performing arts studio brings the ‘magic’ to Pensacola

What does it mean to have passion? Is it something you’re born with or is it developed over time? How do we know if we have it, and once we find it, what can we do to cultivate it into our life’s work?



logo, company name: Mixon Magic Performance Art is located at 1010 N. 12th Avenue, Ste. 238.


© Courtesy of Emily Mixon
Mixon Magic Performance Art is located at 1010 N. 12th Avenue, Ste. 238.

These are just a few of the questions I’d been thinking about and asking myself this week. Passion is the fuel that drives us forward, showing us the very things that get us out of bed each day.

You could also say that passion is synonymous with magic, something that reminds us that we should never stop dreaming big.

For Emily Mixon, opening Mixon Magic Performing Arts is a dream realized.

“When I decided to open Mixon Magic Performing Arts in the middle of a pandemic, people were saying,

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Global Management Consulting Firm, AArete Acquires Boutique IT Consulting Firm Dsquaredi

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AArete, a global management and technology consulting firm, is pleased to announce that it has acquired UK-based boutique technology consultancy Dsquaredi Pvt. Ltd. The purchase strengthens AArete’s ability to deliver technology innovation to clients around the world.

Founded in 2015, Dsquaredi brings a hands-on, engineering-driven approach to each engagement. It also brings strong strategic partnerships with niche product companies in the areas of identity and access management and systems performance engineering. Dsquaredi will work closely with AArete client service teams worldwide to drive client performance improvement and transformation programs with expert and niche technology and change management consulting skills.

“This acquisition strengthens AArete’s international position, as well as our ability to serve companies in the financial services industry, where Dsquaredi has carved out something of a niche,” said Loren Trimble, CEO and Managing Director of AArete. “As we’ve seen while working on

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How much consultants make at boutique firms like Mercer, AlixPartners

  • Employees at boutique consultancies, or firms that are more niche and smaller than giant advisories like McKinsey, Bain, and Deloitte, can also earn six-figure salaries. 
  • Some notable examples of boutique consulting firms include Oliver Wyman, AlixPartners, Alvarez & Marsal, and Putnam Associates. 
  • Business Insider analyzed the US Office of Foreign Labor Certification’s 2019 disclosure data for permanent and temporary foreign workers.
  • Consultants made up to $80,000 at AlixPartners, $120,000 at Putnam Associates, and $165,000 at L.E.K. Consulting. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

You can still make a six-figure salary working at a boutique consulting firm. 

Unlike giant consultancies like McKinsey, Bain, or the so called “Big Four” firms, boutique consultancies tend to be smaller companies with a specialized practice area. Booz Allen Hamilton, for example, has more than 200,000 staffers but works extensively with government officials and federal agencies. While some firms like AlixPartners and Alvarez & Marsal

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After 16 years in the retail business, Colorado Springs boutique owner seeks new buyer | Woodmen Edition

For 16 years, abaTina Boutique has been a beloved local spot for customers to browse, shop, and find a little bliss in Colorado Springs. Owner Tina Fredrickson spent those years pouring her heart and soul into the store and building lifelong relationships with customers. Now, she believes it’s time to move on.

In a recent newsletter, Fredrickson and her daughter and store manager, Jen Johnstone, announced they are looking for a passionate individual interested in buying abaTina.

“We are looking to hand the reins over to a new buyer who will take what we’ve built, bring their unique charms to it, and propel abaTina Boutique to even greater heights,” the letter stated.

“If you, or a group of you, have ever dreamed of owning your own boutique, the timing of our decision couldn’t be better. We are just about to enter the most profitable time of year for retail, and

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