Beating Your Competition

Merriam-Webster defines competition as “the effort of two or more parties acting independently to secure the business of a third party by offering the most favorable terms.” If you think about it, every single person out there working hard to take your business is your competition. In the business world, you keep an eye on […]

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Success Starts with YOU!

How many smart business owners do you know? If you’re like me, that number is likely large. Now, how many smart AND successful people do you know in business? If you sit back and think about it, is this number smaller? Why are there so many smart businesspeople who aren’t successful? It’s simple: people get […]

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Rejection Battle

How can you use rejection to fuel and drive success? New business owners often ask me: “What will be the hardest thing I’ll have to overcome?” The answer is easy—rejection. So many people don’t take rejection well because they view it from a personal standpoint rather than a business standpoint. In business, you have to […]

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Celebrate Success

How often do you celebrate your success? I mean REALLY celebrate—not just mentally patting yourself on your back, but also taking the time to pop open your favorite beverage, cook your favorite meal, order yourself a cake, and tell the world (or at least your family and friends):  “Hey. I DID that!” During the 2020 […]

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An Open Letter to Black Pure Romance Consultants

To each Black Pure Romance Consultant, When my mother, Patty Brisben, started Pure Romance in 1993, the mission was to educate, entertain, and empower all women. As time has passed, much has changed, but this mission hasn’t. Over the years, many women of all ethnicities have called Pure Romance home— many of whom are Black […]

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Complacency Battle

With May coming to an end, now’s the time to determine what the second half of your year will look like. Although you’ve seen business success in the first 6 months of 2020, don’t rest on your laurels and become complacent. It’s important to look in the rearview mirror and acknowledge what made your business […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude is the best attitude. To succeed in life and business, always be grateful for the things you have, instead of focusing on the things you want to have. One thing I’ve learned throughout my career is, you can’t be in fear and gratitude at the same time—the two will always oppose each other. Practicing […]

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Productivity Power

How productive are you when it comes to your business? One thing that leads to confidence inside business is productivity. I get it, the idea of productivity is much easier to grasp than putting it into practice– but there are a few simple things that you can do to up productivity and benefit your business. […]

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The Power of One

One thing many business owners ask me to discuss is the secret to building a successful business. While I don’t believe there is a singular secret, there are a few practices that can push you towards it. Building a successful business starts with one thing—you. Success doesn’t come overnight, and your business will only work […]

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Intentions for a New Month

Another month is almost over. With only a few days left in April, it’s time to focus on your intentions for May. April was a busy month for everyone—it was full of changes, and the need to pivot was more significant than ever. Whether you successfully pivoted or faced setbacks, a new month means new […]

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