Tuesday, July 14, 2009

You've got to start to see the finish line

Excellent quote given to us from one of the ladies in my candle business:

"Remember that if you don't go to the starting line, you will never view the whole course with all its possibilities. And you will certainly never see the glories of the finish line."

~~ Amby Burfoot, The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life

So true...a great reminder to those of us who have always wanted to start their own business. And this is really the perfect time. From my perspective, with the economy the way it is right now, we're all at the same "starting line". We all have the same chance...so why not give it a shot?! The candle company that I have found offers a great way for any man or woman to start their own business. Want to check it out? www.Flames4Dreams.info

Not only do I have my own candle business, but I've also taken the plunge in starting my own handmade crafts as well. Someday I hope to have a shop where I can carry both. My goal is two to five years. If I do a little each day, I have just as good a chance as anyone to succeed.

It appears that my entrepreneurial spirit has rubbed off on my kiddos....they've set up a lemonade stand today!! They want to save up for a Wii. Yes, we're one of a very few families, I suppose, that do not have a Wii. I told them that if they keep up the good work through their sales plus chores, they'll get there.

Sometimes that's easier said than done, I know. Let's just reread the runner's quote from above.

Take care!

1 comment:

  1. What a great idea! I always loved lemonade stands when I was a kid. And I think you are so right, One big thing is just the culmination of a thousand little ones, a little every day!


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