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Twin Towers of Power: Time and Consistency
Launching a business, Shannon Mouton, Women In Business
Twin Towers of Power: Time and Consistency
11 August 2010

The amount of time and level of consistency you put into something is directly proportional to your results: part-time effort will get you part-time return. It is with time and consistency that children move from crawling to walking. It is with time and consistency that small savings become golden parachutes. Read more…

How Will You Eat That Elephant?
Shannon Mouton,Women In Business
How Will You Eat That Elephant?
1 July 2010

Before anyone thinks I’m advocating cruelty to animals – I’m not. The inspiration for this post came from this excellent read on how to eat an elephant. Again, no pachyderms are at risk here; it’s a great read on breaking down your large goals into manageable chunks, which increases your chance of success, and let’s you enjoy life along the way. Read more…

Already Summer? Get Your Goals Back On Track
Shannon Mouton,Women In Business
Already Summer? Get Your Goals Back On Track
7 May 2010

As Spring fades to Summer in a few weeks, I’ve been wondering where the first four months of 2010 went. Wasn’t it just Christmas? … Weren’t #snOMG, #snopocalypse and #thundersnow just a few of weeks ago? … Read more…

Tick Tock: 7 Ways to Max Out Your Conference Attendance
Events, Shannon Mouton, Women In Business
Tick Tock: 7 Ways to Max Out Your Conference Attendance
8 April 2010

Time is your most valuable and only non-renewable resource. Today is fleeting with every tick of the clock (image: Chris Metcalf, Creative Commons) and, well, tomorrow may not get here. Attending professional conferences, conventions and meetings are good ways to connect with clients, vendors and potential new clients among other things. Read more…

Examining the Defense – Not Offense – of Business
Launching a business, Shannon Mouton, Women In Business
Examining the Defense - Not Offense - of Business
16 March 2010

We yell, scream, hug strangers and plain go crazy for a touchdown, home run, slam dunk or goal.  It’s what we come to see, what we pay money for and what gets our hearts pounding. In the offense of business, we congratulate each other for getting a new client, landing the account or closing the deal. Read more…

From 1.0 To 2.0: Five Steps to Taking A Project From A to Z
Launching a business, Shannon Mouton, Women In Business
From 1.0 To 2.0: Five Steps to Taking A Project From A to Z
23 February 2010

In October 2009, I officially began my consulting business, Topaz Consulting. I had had the name for some years, but I hadn’t done anything with it. I wasn’t sure where my passion was, you know the proverbial, “what I would be willing to do and not get paid for doing it. Read more…

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