You sit at your desk job, or work tirelessly at your food service or retail job, and daydream about what it would be like to have your own business; to be your own boss. You wonder what it would be like to have the kind of time and freedom to set your own schedule, to be able to spend more time with your kids or your significant other. In Taking the Next Step to Living Your Dreams, you will learn what it takes to make that next step beneficial. Hearing first-hand accounts of other women just like you, who have gone before you, will show you that you can do it too! In this book, you will learn practical application steps to begin your own business venture: Goal Setting and Lead Generation, 7 Key Components of effective time management for business owners, How to determine which Social Media outlet is best for your business, Networking for your personality type, How to measure your success. What this book is not: Legal advice on how to form a company, How to write a business plan, Fluff about how having your own business solves all your problems. There are plenty of other resources available on those key components, well at least two of them. The goal in writing this book was to share inspirational stories that will motivate other women, who desire freedom and time, to take the next step of faith. The bottom line is that having your own business won't solve all your problems, but it can give you opportunities that you have never had before. This book includes 5 case studies from women just like you, who took that step and made something happen. Each of these women overcame fears, obstacles, health issues, even homelessness, and persevered on to become the great business owners and leaders they are today. Whether you are a single woman, divorced or married, these are stories you will relate to. After each chapter, you will have the opportunity to answer some key questions about your particular situation. How you answer these questions, will give insight into what you
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About the Author
Melissa Palmer has a 20+ year history in Property Management and has held various positions at both the site and corporate levels. In her experience she has assisted over 60 property management companies totaling over 350,000 units. She has instituted, and led, a Women Owned Business networking group and has her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) designation through the National Apartment Association. She lives in McKinney, Texas with her husband, and business partner, and together they have 5 boys.