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6 Free or Low-Cost Software Tools That Save You Time and Money

By Deborah Moyer | November 17, 2022

Owning your own small business means you’re often wearing a lot of hats. From serving your customers to marketing your business, it can get overwhelming pretty quickly. That’s why it’s critical to actively identify ways you can save time and automate using some of the many software “apps” available today. The best part? Many are…

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Battling Over Space: 6 Ways to Help Your Downsizing Clients Negotiate a Win-Win

By Deborah Moyer | November 3, 2022

Many people know that one of the biggest challenges to downsizing is prioritizing what you need, then finding the space to accommodate those items in your new home. But, have you ever had to negotiate with your spouse, or significant other, who is battling over how space in your home will be used? It’s a…

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The Gift of Active Listening

By Deborah Moyer | October 24, 2022

Have you noticed how many people you’ve been talking to lately that don’t seem to be actively engaged in listening to what you have to say? You see it everywhere. People are distracted in every social setting, even checking their phones for the latest social media post or taking a call when they’re sharing a…

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4 Ways to Shift from Busy to Productive

By Deborah Moyer | October 12, 2022

As a business owner, would you consider yourself productive or just busy? It seems like time is flying by at warp speed these days and I often catch myself working harder instead of smarter. Can you relate? Unfortunately, it’s only gotten worse as I get older. I’m getting less and less done than I’m used…

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Using Social Media to Grow Your Business – Part 2

By Deborah Moyer | August 24, 2022

Welcome back to part two of using social media to grow your business! Last time, I shared the three social media pillars for a successful social media program. I also left you with a teaser about how Pinterest could play a significant role in giving your downsizing business, or any business, more exposure in your…

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4 Ways to Heal Family Stress With a Parent While Downsizing

By Deborah Moyer | October 5, 2022

Downsizing Stress. Whether you’re a downsizing professional helping seniors downsize or a family member helping their parent(s) move, it’s not uncommon for this stress to turn emotional for a parent and their adult children. So, it’s extremely important to get clear about what’s behind this issue, so you can actively seek ways to heal it.…

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Imposter Syndrome: How to Beat It and Feel More Confident In Your Business

By Deborah Moyer | September 28, 2022

Imposter Syndrome. Everyone has moments where they feel they aren’t good enough or we think we lack certain skills that everyone else is better at, right? It can be even more stressful when you feel people may not take you or your business seriously. There’s a big difference, though, between feeling an occasional lack of…

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Loss Aversion & Downsizing: Why We Resist Change & Letting Go

By Deborah Moyer | September 20, 2022

Have you ever wondered about the prime motivators that drive many of your day-to-day decisions?  If you’re like a lot of people, you might assume that the primary driver is “pleasure”. I mean, after all, we all want to do things more that we enjoy, right?  Things like having fun, falling in love, watching your…

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Using Social Media To Grow Your Business – Part One

By Deborah Moyer | August 2, 2022

Using social media to grow your downsizing business can be one of the most challenging things a business owner faces. Specifically, creating a program that will draw the right clients for your services. You might have tried marketing on social media like Instagram or Facebook, but found the process frustrating and expensive. Maybe you think…

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3 Steps To Helping Your Downsizing Client Stay On Track

By Deborah Moyer | July 20, 2022

One of the primary challenges that Senior Downsizing Specialists face when planning a client move is to help their clients stay on track so they’re prepared and ready on move day. It’s easy to get sidetracked. The sheer volume of decision-making that’s involved to organize, purge or dispose of a lifetime of items only adds…

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