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New Year…New Style

Like everyone else, I am ready to put 2020 behind me and look forward to a brighter future. Over the course of the last few months, I’ve implemented some significant changes in how I do business. But the changes are not limited to my business model and how I conduct business. With the beginning of this new year, I am eager to begin a new phase in my professional career…once again changing my design style to reflect the current trends in the florist industry. Ten years ago, I made sweeping changes in every aspect of my flower shop…my website, my…

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A Time for Change

It’s no secret that the year 2020 has been dismal for several reasons. As a retail business owner, it’s been difficult to remain optimistic amidst the pandemic and a most divisive election season. However, if there is a silver lining to this looming cloud, it helped me come to a realization that has allowed me to make some changes to my business model.As I grow closer 60 years old and an eventual retirement, I’ve come to realize that for my own personal health and well being, I need to cut back. I’m just not able to log 60+ hours and…

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