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5 steps I took to grow my idea of being a professional bridesmaid into a full-time job and successful business



a woman walking down a city street: Six years ago, Jen Glantz took the idea of being a bridesmaid for strangers and made it a reality. Jen Glantz


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Six years ago, Jen Glantz took the idea of being a bridesmaid for strangers and made it a reality. Jen Glantz

  • After being a bridesmaid for many friends, Jen Glantz wondered if she could turn the role into a paying job. 
  • She posted an ad on Craigslist to see if anyone would want to hire a professional bridesmaid, and after receiving hundreds of interested emails, Glantz decided to make her idea a reality.
  • First, she identified the main requests from her clients and strategized what services she could offer that would be beneficial to brides in need.
  • She built a website, and worked her first handful of weddings as case studies. 
  • Since starting the business over six years ago, Glantz has worked with hundreds of clients and continually finds ways to optimize and improve her services.
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Veteran couple brews up successful business thanks to military skills | Article

For two Ft. Stewart veterans, a brewing hobby has bubbled over into a fulltime job.Dr. Kristen Boucher and retired Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jeremy Boucher opened the doors to Split Fin Brewing in Midway, Ga., in June and both attribute their business’ early success to the skills they gained while serving.Jeremy, a Springfield, Massachusetts-native, most recently served as a maintenance technician with the 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart and retired earlier this year after 22 years of service.Kristen, a Syracuse, New York-native, served as a chemical officer for four years before leaving the military in 2017. She now works as a Department of the Army civilian at Hunter Army Airfield.The couple married in 2016 and said a brewery was definitely not in the plan at the time.“I actually never drank beer until I met my wife,” Jeremy said.Fatefully, Kristen’s aunt sent a winemaking kit years before. The next

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Flight Attendant Starts Successful Business Amid COVID-19

While every industry was affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the travel world was one of the hardest hit. Hotels closed, and travel restrictions made it impossible for airlines to function at full capacity. That meant everyone from pilots to baggage handlers had their hours, pay, and even jobs slashed. A new report even suggests that some 100,000 airline jobs could be lost by next week if the government doesn’t step in to help. But even with all of that downturn, one flight attendant used the extreme circumstances to get creative. 

Keith Bellatrand was a successful flight attendant until COVID-19 hit. Unemployed and with no end in sight, he had to figure out a way to revamp his career. Contemplating his skills that could bring

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Building A Successful Business In The New Normal


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One of the principles that we follow at my enterprise, Bayzat, is that “comfort is the enemy of growth.” We believe that one must embrace discomfort and adversity to create a foundation for personal growth and highperformance. At the beginning of 2020, we thought we were setting uncomfortable objectives for ourselves with our ambitious growth targets. Towards the end of March 2020, we got a wake-up call on what real discomfort is.

With the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic and recession, we did all

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TruClarity Management Solutions Celebrates Oxler Private Wealth’s Successful Launch

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Oxler Private Wealth, a New York-based Registered Investment Adviser, announces the launch of its wealth management practice with the help of TruClarity Management Solutions and Pershing.

Oxler is a fee-only fiduciary serving high-net worth individuals and families from diverse backgrounds. Jonathan Nadler, Senior Portfolio Strategist, works alongside his daughter, Jessica Demler, Principal, and her brother-in-law, Masahiro Yamazaki, CPWA®, Principal. Linda Raghunauth acts as the firm’s director of client service.

“After many years at a regional brokerage house and a constant reassessment of how to best serve clients, it became abundantly clear the fee-only RIA business model was the best platform for us,” said Nadler. “At Oxler, we are able to procure and customize a team of service providers in the open marketplace, giving us the flexibility to continuously improve our service offerings in line with the latest innovations.”

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5 Decisions That Will Increase Your Chances Of Building A Successful Startup

No one starts a business they want to fail. Yet, very few entrepreneurs do whatever it takes to build a successful business. Most startups die the day they are born. Rarely because they are bad ideas but usually because the founders are not committed enough to build a startup that succeeds.

Even the entrepreneurs that last to see their product on the market with paying customers can eventually get overwhelmed with the accumulation of challenges and roadblocks. I have been there and I know exactly how it feels.

Turning an idea into a valuable solution that makes a difference

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‘Tiger King’ subject Jeff Lowe demanding a cut of Joe Exotic’s successful clothing line

“Tiger King” subject Jeff Lowe is going after his former business partner Joe Exotic over his popular new fashion line.

Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic, is serving time for a failed murder-for-hire plot against his rival, Big Cat Rescue CEO and current “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Carole Baskin. However, that hasn’t stopped him from capitalizing on a clothing line with Odaingerous called “REVENGE.”

The clothes, which include underwear, hoodies and sweatshirts, sport the Joe Exotic name, which Lowe tells TMZ he owns the trademark to.

PHOTOS AT ‘ZOO OF TIGER KING’ STAR REVEAL ALLEGED NEGLECT

Lowe reportedly had his lawyers fire off a cease-and-desist letter to Odaingerous claiming he’s owed a cut of the profits for anything that’s sold with the Joe Exotic label on it. He threatens to sue the clothing company if it doesn’t start negotiating a licensing deal with him or

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From Unemployed College Dropout To Successful Life And Business Coach, Mike Ashabi Is One In A million

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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 15, 2020 / Mike Ashabi, Founder and CEO of True Life Ventures, went from hitting rock bottom, to taking control of his life. Before January of 2016, Mike had dropped out of college 3 times, moved countless …

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 15, 2020 / Mike Ashabi, Founder and CEO of True Life Ventures, went from hitting rock bottom, to taking control of his life. Before January of 2016, Mike had dropped out of college 3 times, moved countless …

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 15, 2020 / Mike Ashabi, Founder and CEO of True Life Ventures, went from hitting rock bottom, to taking control of his life. Before January of 2016, Mike had dropped out of

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Ocado says M&S switchover ‘successful’ after rocky start

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Online grocer Ocado says its switch to delivering Marks & Spencer food has been “successful” and demand is rising despite a rocky start.

The firm, which previously delivered for Waitrose, had to cancel some orders when its new partnership launched on 1 September, angering customers.

But it said launch day had been its “biggest forward order day to date” amid excitement about the new tie-up.

Average shopper baskets have also grown by about five items since then.

It comes as the firm reported a 50% jump in sales for the third quarter of the year at its Ocado Retail business, in which M&S holds a 50% stake.

Ocado said it had benefited from continued strong demand for online shopping during lockdown, with weekly orders climbing 10% in the 13 weeks to 30 August.

  • Ocado cancels orders on first M&S delivery day
  • Ocado halts
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After a successful launch of $500mil liquidity, SashimiSwap unveils its new strategy and Roadmap

SINGAPORE, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SashimiSwap launched genesis mining at block height 10833000 (5pmSeptember 10, SGT). As of 11amSeptember 11, more than 1.37 million ETH worth of assets are mining SASHIMI. The current liquidity has reached US $500 million, the 2nd largest trading volume on Ethereum!

SUSHISWAP has officially completed its migration work on September 10, which has resulted in the withdrawal of more than US $1 billion in liquidity from UNISWAP, leaving Uniswap a liquidity pool of about US $500 million. The launch of SashimiSwap helped boost the liquidity of UNISWAP to more than $1 billion.

The community is waiting for a clear strategy of how it would grow. With the tremendous suggestions coming from twitter and our community, the developers have revisited SashimiSwap’s strategy and roadmap to create higher value to token holders.

Vision: Create the most

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