Written by Sharon Dalton Williams

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Jim, onrepparttar other hands, talks to several landscaping experts. He draws out on paper what he wants his yard to look like, carefully grouping plants to give year-round beauty. He goes to a couple of different nurseries and purchasesrepparttar 117782 best plants and lawn care products. He buys an oak tree for his back yard. He plants his purchases and followsrepparttar 117783 directions and advice he has been given to care for his lawn. He works on it a little bit every day, and slowly builds it to a prize-winning yard.

Year after year, John has an ugly lawn because he doesn't want to put inrepparttar 117784 time and effort it takes to build a well-kept yard.

Thirty years later, Jim's yard is stillrepparttar 117785 best looking yard onrepparttar 117786 block, and his grandkids are building a tree house inrepparttar 117787 oak tree inrepparttar 117788 back yard.

What kind of a business are you building? Are you looking forrepparttar 117789 fast buck? Are you joining everything and anything you can without any careful planning as to how it all fits together? Are you sitting back just waiting for everyone to come, buy your products, and make you a millionaire without any effort on your part?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then all you're going to get is a yard full of ugly weeds and dirt holes.

Take some time and put together a business plan. Figure out where you want to be in 30 years. Talk to experts to find out what works and what doesn't. Work a little bit every day taking care of your business.

If you do these things, your business may grow slowly, but it will grow solidly. Your business will be able to withstandrepparttar 117790 storms that come along. And in 30 years, you and your family will still be enjoying what you've built.

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

"Putz, Piddle & Procrastinate with Passion"

Written by Judith Tramayne-Barth

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Now what do you get if you putz, piddle and procrastinate to your heart's content?

==> Productivity

Every small step you take when you userepparttar three "P's" correctly has a cumulative effect onrepparttar 117781 Internet.

The article you putzed with is so good someone will notice and ask if they can use it in their ezine. Now several others will read it in their ezine and click over to your site.

Those people will email you and ask if you would like to share links. And, from their links even more people will come to your site and read your article and request it for their ezine. Just because you putzed with it before you put it on your site.

Piddling over a matter of months createdrepparttar 117782 site which so impressed your visitors, they want to share links with you.

While procrastinating gave you so much time to answer allrepparttar 117783 emails from both your putzing and piddling, you'll wish you had more hours inrepparttar 117784 day for your passion.

Judith Tramayne-Barth knows how to Putz, Piddle & Procrastinate to perfection and her "A Good Read Art & Book Club" reflects this passion. Visit to find out more.

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