Tag Archive: posing

Jan 22

The One Thing No One Can Ever Take From You

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For years I ran a successful Personal Training business, being one of the first people in the country, if not the first, to open a 100% full-facility, yet full-service personal training to any and all clients. You came in, you got trained, every single day, every single time, no appointment necessary. I did no marketing, …

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Jan 18

The Power of Broke: Sharpen Your Shark Points

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I stumbled upon this great blog by Daymond John, one of the founders of the clothing line FUBU (For Us By Us), which launched his career and propelled him into the multi-millionaire status.  Daymond is involved in many business ventures, one of them being on Shark Tank, which I’ve watched on occasion.   This blog is …

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Jan 02

STOP Bashing Fellow Competitors!

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Over the past few years I’ve seen an increasing number of FB posts from competitors that trouble me. Posts that are mean-spirited at best, and downright derogatory, spiteful, hateful, nasty, and well…just plain embarrassing to someone (me) who’s been in this industry for over 40 years. What am I talking about? The shaming and belittling …

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Sep 09

Sometimes you just have to tap out

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Most people entering their first local bodybuilding contest OR first National-level competition have absolutely NO idea what they’re getting into. I’m not talking about getting onstage where you THINK you belong. You know – everyone telling you how good you look, that you should go for it, and that you’re gonna crush it BeastMode style. …

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Sep 08

5 Reasons You Are Not Ready For a National Competition

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Here’s another great blog written by my good friend, website developer/designer, make-up artist and beauty consultant, and pretty much all-around entrepreneur, Amanda Eva Cumberbatch. I like this blog because she takes a no-holds barred look at why some competitors SHOULDN’T do national-level shows before they’re ready. Obviously these are not the ONLY 5 reasons, as …

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