A Year In Review: Divas With A Purpose 2015 Top 5s

2015 Top 5 Posts on Divas With A Purpose

Happy New Year Divas! Before we jump into all the awesomeness we have in store for 2016, we wanted to reflect on 2015 and provide a year in review of our top five articles, search terms, traffic sources and commenters.

We are thankful for everyone that supports Divas With A Purpose through our website and social media outlets – you all help make this community what it is.

I am so excited about the great things in store for 2016!

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Rebuilding Our Savings With A Family Piggy Bank

Rebuilding Our Savings With A Family Piggy Bank

In 2016, rebuilding our savings will be a priority for our family. Personal finance is something that I strive to teach my children early so that they can, hopefully, not make many of the mistakes I made as a young adult. I believe that giving them the opportunity to make “financial whoopsies” in the safety of our home will be learning lessons that will help them make wise decisions when they are out on their own.

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4 Key Elements To A Successful Business In 2016

4 Key Elements To A Successful Business In 2016

Looking to start a business in 2016? Good for you! There’s never been a better opportunity for startups to thrive. There’s nothing to stop you from following in the footsteps of all those previous success stories.

4 Key Elements To A Successful Business

Before jumping straight in, though, you must first get a plan of action. Running a successful business is hard work, but following a winning blueprint will make things a lot easier.

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How to Sell to People in the Real World, Not Just Online

How to Sell to People in the Real World, Not Just Online

Now that there’s such a huge focus on the internet, many of us are losing touch with what it means to sell to people in the real world. But there are many benefits of selling to people in the real world.

Improve First Impressions

When you sell to people, first impressions matter a lot. If people get a bad first impression of your company, you will not make as many sales as you want to.

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So I Failed My Goal This Year …

We Failed Our Goal

I failed, horribly, at the 52 Week Family Challenge this year.

Wowsers. It was hard to write that, but I try to be as authentic and transparent with my community as possible.

First, my monthly updates just didn’t happen. As many times as they were on my to-do list – life happened and I just kept putting it off. That accountability piece truly makes a difference when working on a specific goal.

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Is Outsourcing Your Company’s IT Support A Good Idea?

Is Outsourcing Your Company's IT Support A Good Idea?

Information Technology covers a broad spectrum of computer hardware, software and services. Today’s modern businesses all use some form of IT during their day-to-day operations. Some of those firms will handle their Information Technology in-house. Others hire third parties to take care of that side of things for them.

If you run a business, whatever the size, should you outsource your IT? In most cases, it makes perfect sense to use another company instead of doing things in-house.

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Baking and A Walk Down Memory Lane

Baking and A Walk Down Memory Lane

I baked a cake today.

That may seem to be very trivial and unnecessary information … but it isn’t.

Bare with me.

The kitchen intimidates me. I stay as far away from it as possible. My family gets home-cooked meals, but they are typically quick and easy dishes that get me away from the stove as quickly as possible. That has been my way of life for as long as I can remember.

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