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Announcing the book, “Till Business Do Us Part, How To Thrive In Your Business & Survive Your UnSupportive Husband”

The book, “Till Business Do Us Part, How To Thrive in Your Business & Survive Your UnSupportive Husband”  is scheduled for release in 2021, date to be revealed very soon!

My quest is to shed light on this never-discussed topic. If a woman business owner is struggling with an unsupportive husband, not only is her family suffering, but the risk to her business is great. Why? Because the quality of a woman’s primary relationship affects her business.  She’s either confident in the support she receives or distracted by the lack of support, perceived or real.  And the effects of an unsupportive husband on her business are significant.  She may give up, give in or accept mediocrity.  This is reflected negatively on economic development, for the people she employs, the taxes she pays, and for the contributions she makes through direct donations or donations-in-kind.

My research is demonstrating that the number of women business owners who deal with unsupportive husbands is staggering and the spectrum of that lack of support is wide. But, the one common denominator they all share is the shame and isolation. Shedding light on this dicey topic will give women business owner’s a place to, well, breathe, and find solutions.

This book will not throw husbands under the bus.  Quite the opposite, in fact. The book’s message is getting laser-focused on growing a profitable business and how to accomplish it with everyone’s best interests in mind. This is not a memoir, but I do have empathy and deep understanding of this sticky subject. Any stories I share personally will pale in comparison to the courageous, amazing women business owners I am featuring and the strategies I offer to navigate these tricky waters.

Please share your respectful thoughts, below, or if you wish to contact me personally I respond to all courteous emails at annette@tillbusinessdouspart.com.

Your Happy Warrior (a person undiscouraged even in the face of difficulties; plucky crusader),

Annette de Lancey Giacomazzi

P.S. For those of you who have known and have been eagerly anticipating the release of my book, sometimes life throws you curve balls.  Sometimes those curve balls deck you out cold. But, then you get up and finish the game.  And hopefully, the game is better because of your time out.  I am in my time out.  But, there is a benefit! I am collecting more information and case studies to make the book even more valuable for you!

The Antidote to Frustration: Tip Tuesday!

Thanks for joining me on Tip Tuesday!

Frustration can be an extremely overpowering emotion.

It can cause us to act or speak before taking time to think!

Today, I’m offering 2 TIPS for dealing with frustration & annoyance.

Stay tuned for more Tip Tuesdays!

Please leave your family-friendly comments below!

 

 

A Dirty Word: Tip Tuesday!

Today I’m sharing a DIRTY word I want you to STRIKE from your vocabulary.

The “D” word.

And it’s not what you think…

It’s a word our culture has NORMALIZED because far too often we speak with a sense of #entitlement

But what if we didn’t?

What if we EARNED our reward, without assuming we DESERVE total happiness.

Is this what “The Pursuit of Happiness” really means?

Stay tuned for more Tip Tuesdays!

 

Taking Off My Mask!

I’m finally doing it! I’m taking OFF my mask… but it’s not what you think…

I’m choosing to LIVE out my TRUE ESSENCE.

No more hiding behind a mask of fear, anger, frustration,… you name it.  The things that once held me back will no longer serve a purpose to me.

I’m embracing my true essence of HAPPY HAPPY, JOY JOY.

What mask are YOU hiding behind?

What’s your TRUE essence? Are you going to JOIN me?

Take your mask(s) off. I’m here to help you when you’re ready.

 

Ripped Off: Tip Tuesday!

Chances are you’ve been ripped off before – or you know someone that has! It’s a frustrating & disappointing experience.

How do you YOU react in these situations?

Do you lash out at the business? Do you leave negative reviews?

I’m sharing MY OWN experience, from a business owner’s perspective!

Stay tuned for more Tip Tuesdays!

Leave your family-friendly comments & experiences below.

Happy Labor Day: Embracing Labor in the Midst of COVID-19

Happy Labor Day!

I have a cute little girl story for you.

Labor Day used to be celebrated on the 1st of September which happens to coincide with my birthday. As a child, I remember naively thinking, “I know my mom went into labor to give me birth, but so did other mothers. Why are we celebrating my mom’s labor?” Sweet isn’t it?

I know some of you are probably doing a psychological eyebrow lift that I didn’t focus on my birth, but I prefer focusing on my understanding that my mom labored to receive something.

Today we celebrate Labor Day. Because without men and women working we would come to a virtual standstill. If that was ever a “what if?” scenario COVID-19 declared it front and center. We know what the essential front-line personnel did for us day after day, week after week, month after month during the pandemic. But today is also a day to celebrate workers. No workers mean no restaurants, no hair salons, no gyms. No teachers, no truck drivers, no piano lessons. Customers can still shop for food, supplies, even luxury goods on-line. But, without workers, those orders wouldn’t get filled. Without workers our food wouldn’t get picked in the fields. Without workers, our garments wouldn’t be sewn.

Today we celebrate and embrace LABOR… the men and women WORKING to keep our economy strong.

Happy Labor Day to ALL the workers.

 

FROM BROKEN TO BANNER YEAR!

September 1, 2020 brings MANY reasons to celebrate!

As I enter a new year of life (Happy Birthday to me!), I also celebrate the victories of my children this week.

But beyond birthdays & family achievements, I’m celebrating my new YEAR END goal for 2020, despite the turmoil we’ve encountered with a global pandemic.

Stay tuned for KEYS to SUCCEED, as we move forward (COUNTER CULTURE) with an intentional plan of ACTION!

Love Your Business, Build Your Business!

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Monday Mindset: Use Truth to Find Yourself

Nope, this isn’t going to be a missive about our current societal ills.
Nor is it about the demise of our culture and what you and I can do about it.
Instead, it’s about speaking the truth so you can find yourself.

Huh?

I’ll make it simple with an example. Decades ago, I had an Aunt that used to “fudge” details.
If she was on her way she would call and say, “I’m on 85!” When in truth she was a few miles back on 101.
She would say, “I read 4 chapters!” when in actuality she read the first chapter and the last paragraph of the 4th chapter.
She wanted people to think so well of her that she puffed up her truth. Some call it embellishing. Some call it lying.

What happened was I eventually stopped believing anything she said. Even if it was the truth.

The best book says, “FIRST remove the log in your eye before you remove the speck in your friend’s eye.”
FYI…that’s the Bible (Matt 7:5) really neat life principles in that book.
So, for 1 week I paid attention to what I said vs what was the truth.
And I too “embellished” my truth to look better to others.

But, I had to confess, “That was a lie. The truth is…”
And that is painful and embarrassing.
So, I just started speaking the truth. Which is a much easier way to live.
And a lot less exhausting.

What did I learn?
I had to count on myself before I could ask others to count on me.
I had to have integrity before others could think well of me.
The truth set me free.

Are you on 85 or the 101?

 

Tip Tuesday: Survival Techniques During a World Health Crisis

From Stay at Home orders to “Social Protection” efforts, we’ve all experienced a shift in our daily lives. For many of us, we’ve had to become intentional about feeling good, despite the turmoil & World Health Crisis we are living in.

3 techniques I encourage YOU to try implementing into your daily routine:

1. Get some SUNSHINE!

2. Write down 3 things you’re GRATEFUL for – EVERY DAY!

3. Get REST!

These simple yet effective strategies can help fuel a positive mindset as you go throughout your day.

What are some of your daily habits & routines that have helped carry you through this time?

Comment below!

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Women Business Owners, What’s Your Kryptonite?

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST WEAKNESS?

Think about Superman’s ONLY weakness being KRYPTONITE; when exposed to the element, he experienced total loss of power.

It’s not always the obvious issues that reveal our weakness.

Sometimes it’s something MISSING from our lives (i.e. morning routines, prayerful meditation, outside support, ETC.)

Can you identify what YOUR KRYPTONITE is?

Name it. Claim it…. & then REPLACE IT!

Today’s Tip Video walks you through strategies & mindsets for overcoming your biggest weaknesses… Stay tuned for more…

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Tip Tuesday: How to Re-ENERGIZE When You Feel Exhausted

We’ve ALL had those days: feeling tired, sluggish, or exhausted…

HERE are 3 Tips for helping you RE-ENERGIZE as you go throughout the day:

1.) GET MOVING

2.) STAY HYDRATED

3.) PRACTICE MINDFUL BREATHING

**BONUS TIP**: GET MORE SLEEP!

Try to incorporate these habits into your daily routine as a means of naturally boosting your energy levels!

I’m here for you – I support you!

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