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How to Start a Gratitude Journal

How to Start a Gratitude Journal

Priscilla Morgan, Author of Gratitude Journal for Kids, shares about her book to Child Life on Call listeners right in time for Thanksgiving holidays.

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How to get your IG page verified

How to get your IG page verified

Verify Your Business Account Brands should apply for a ‘verified badge’ through Instagram.  Apply for Instagram verification when your Brand is in the news and getting media attention: During a time when you've sent out press releases. Your Brand/name has been in a major publication or promotion. Instagram performs its own research about your company, so when your name is media visible - that's the time to apply. How to Apply for a Verified Instagram Badge: Go to your profile and tap ‘Menu’ in the upper right corner. Tap ‘Settings’. Tap ‘Account’, then tap ‘Request Verification’. After you've filled out...

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

I have been thinking about this quite frequently due to three recent experiences. I saw Marvel’s “Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, I read an attempt at a joke, and I participated in an icebreaker activity. The movie covered the phenomenon that Asian Americans tend to have two names; one from the family and one that is easily pronounced by English speakers (e.g. Shang-Chi changed his name to Shaun). The joke was: “Don’t name your kids after biblical characters without telling them the bible story, because Moses just robbed me.” And the icebreaker was “What is the meaning of...

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Dubai left me speechless

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Dubai left me speechless

Rose-Anne Uwague, owner of Light a Fire, shares her family vacation to Dubai with Lauren Simone Publishing House readers in this guest blog. 

Rose-Anne Uwague dispels myths, disrupts inefficient systems, and dismisses old thoughts that no longer serve us. She helps women make impact while maintaining harmony.  Passionate about igniting purpose to help women identify and achieve their goals, Rose-Anne has been nicknamed “The Igniter”. She challenges women through accountability and introspection to set milestones, tackle their vices and operate in their power by accomplishing their mission. As a Life Strategist, she distinguishes her coaching by helping her clients pursue harmony, employ grace and strategy rather than hustling, grinding and struggling.  As a Consultant, she helps companies streamline and improve their business processes. Rose-Anne believes that every encounter and every experience is intended to benefit someone else and she teaches as she learns. 

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How to Build Business Credit, Raise Your Credit Score, & Get Funded

How to Build Business Credit, Raise Your Credit Score, & Get Funded

Your business credit can be as important as your personal credit. Creditors and suppliers are increasingly using business credit reports to make lending and credit decisions. Building strong business credit is worth the effort. Credit lines open many doors, allowing entrepreneurs to buy necessary equipment and inventory, hire employees, launch marketing campaigns, and keep cash flow steady while revenue grows.  Getting approved for business loans and credit cards seems very challenging. According to a 2019 Federal Reserve small business credit survey, more than half (53%) of companies seeking new financing didn’t obtain the amount they requested.  Here are several steps to establishing business credit:...

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