The WOMEN'S Neighborhood ~ Yes, But Different. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 12, 2015 /

“So, tell me – is Neighborhood Boutiques like say – Etsy?” That’s the question I was asked during a Friday afternoon phone call with Becky Spieth, John Maxwell coach and well-recognized coaching authority for women in direct sales. We sought each other out because of our mutual focus on women and women in business –…

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Women, Life & Business ~ A Fish? Or Line & Lure!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / December 1, 2014 /

Remember the old saying, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime”?  This expression and it’s message didn’t occur to me given all the commercials filling my inbox, texts and Facebook news feed, although it fit quite well. Instead it occurred as…

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From Jana's Desk…Beyond Black Friday!

By Jana Denninger / November 28, 2014 /

Greetings on what some choose to refer to this day as, Black Friday!   I would imagine that many of you will take advantage of the extra-special sales, although it appears that many retailers, both brick-and-mortar and online, have “jumped the gun” this year by opening up on Thanksgiving Day.  In fact, by the time some…

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It Takes A Neighborhood ~ "Why-What For?"

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 30, 2014 /

“At ‪#‎NEIGHBORHOODBOUTIQUES‬, you can hang out, create a space for your existing business or build a new business, create great business connections and gain qualified referrals, compliments and references, enhance your business and that of others. Give as much as you can and take away all you can from other women in the community as…

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"It Takes A Neighborhood" ~ Big Is Not Always Better!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 24, 2014 /

“How many folks in your social media contact base?”   Well I’ve asked that question recently so I can’t complain when others do it too. In fact, it’s one of the criteria for bringing on board Neighborhood Boutiques Ambassadors. “How many folks in your contact base, including social media”. Different phrasing but the bottom line…

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Women, Life & Business ~ It Takes A Neighborhood!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 20, 2014 /

You’ve heard the old expression, “It takes a village. . . ” A village to do much of anything significant. There’s no such thing as a self made man or woman. Everyone gets where they are with the help of others. Even when where we are isn’t where we want to be! When the heart…

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By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 28, 2014 /

I’m a late bloomer. That is in discovering the purpose for which I was born.  But the old saying, “better late than never” is certainly apropos for me.  And the same for any of you who are equally a “late bloomer”. Let me set the stage for the next three (3) posts. Or perhaps I…

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