Launching With a Loved One? 5 Lessons From Successful Startup Couples

Picture 47This article caught my attention as it applies very much to my personal life. When I started my virtual business over ten years ago, I did it on own as my husband still had a job and independent projects of his own. Later one, as the economy and personal circumstances came upon us, we were both thrown into the business together in order to make it through. I can see the cons on this type of “association” but if your personal relationship is strong and you both have common goals for financial, personal and professional growth it is really a great opportunity. Ours has given us the opportunity to become closer, share many more quality moments together, flexibility to attend to family matters when necessary as ours is a virtual mobile business that we can take with us anywhere. We have even had the opportunity to travel for extended periods of time and still maintain our clientele and business afloat. First of all, analyze your personal status as a couple and then plunge into whatever brings you both happiness doing. Good luck and SUCCESS!

A wise individual once said: “Being in a relationship is like putting miracle-grow on your defects.” Throw a business into the mix, and you may find yourself riding an express train on a hell-bound bean stock.

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Love is in the air… Really?

As the New Year moves on forward, we now await for the LOVE date – Valentines.  So we freely speak about love and go on the frenzy to find the perfect, special, gift to give our loved ones during this time of the year.

I, on the other hand, believe love is an everyday affair and the first person I need to love is ME.  With the hectic lifestyles we are managing, we need to concentrate a little bit in our own wellbeing and start loving every aspect of ourselves, before we share it, and expect to receive it.  As an individual, I have the source of power, love, attraction, skills, and much more to offer to the world.  Love is the most powerful tool that we can really count on to help us move to accomplish goals, to continue looking for the things we want, to maintain the faith that all is going to be good, and to attract all the things that we like.

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