Written by Sharon Dalton Williams

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All of us have turnedrepparttar calendar page over to 2002. All of us haverepparttar 117785 same 12 months in our calendars. All of us have 168 hours in a week, 24 hours in a day. How we userepparttar 117786 time that is allotted to us will determine whether we are "college level" players or "big league" players. Which are you?

1) Do you treat your online business like a hobby rather than a business?

2) Are you marketing using spamming techniques or are you learning how to effectively market your business through various forms of solid advertising?

3) Are you putting your professional foot forward by having your own domain name, a professional e-mail address, and a professional looking website?

4) Are you flitting from one opportunity to another trying to make that "million dollars in a day" or are you working steadily and slowly toward building your own strong business?

I challenge you today to take a look at your business goals and what you want to accomplish. If you want to play inrepparttar 117787 "big leagues," then you will need to play atrepparttar 117788 big league level.

Sharon Dalton Williams is a Christian freelance writer whose goal is to change the world one word at a time. Subscribe to her weekly column, *From Sharon’s Pen,* at

"Passion or Weakness?"

Written by Kathy Stone

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Why did I feel that way? Well, my daughter is 11 years old. I’ve paid someone else to raise her for 11 years. She’s coming up to some changes in her life that I want to be there for.

It seems that today’s society demands that we do whatever necessary to bring inrepparttar almighty buck, not for groceries, house payment, electric, etc…but to buy bigger and better “things”.

So, we’ll see how this plays out. I think when today’s society realizes what is really important, they’ll realize thatrepparttar 117784 newest car or flat screen T.V. is not what is really important. I thinkrepparttar 117785 investment of time inrepparttar 117786 upbringing of our children and getting back to basics is what’s really important. And what better investment can there be than that?

I’m going to try to put everything behind me and focus on my internet business. I’ve learnedrepparttar 117787 hard way that I just can’t do everything. Of course, winningrepparttar 117788 lottery sure would help. But maybe this venture will turn out to berepparttar 117789 lottery for me!

Old ancient sage, “Whenrepparttar 117790 student is ready,repparttar 117791 teacher will appear.” This student is ready!

Kathy Stone is an independent distributor for Cajun Country Candies, Please feel free to email with any insights, questions, or comments to This article may be reproduced freely as long as this resource box is left intact.

My name is Kathy Stone and I live in the woods, in a log cabin, in South Carolina. I live here with my husband, Tom and 11 year old daugher, Lisa. I became a stay at home mom unexpected in December so now am trying my hand at writing articles, selling on eBay, and promoting an online business.

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