Tag: home care

Plan, Test, Plan, Test And So On And So Forth

One of the fun things I’m doing with this new business is planning, then testing out how things work, then planning some more.  It is a never ending cycle, which will never result in perfection, but hopefully will result in a viable, healthy home care business. We are quickly discovering, that very few things go…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Tammy Lewis

Entrepreneur Tammy Lewis is the Owner and Agency Director of a home care agency located in the Triangle area of NC. At Ideal Healthcare Services, their focus is on their patients and they are dedicated to delivering quality patient care. Interview Q & A 1. What is your business/Business Name?  What does your business do?…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Margaret Mitsock

Margaret Mitsock is a woman who has combined her years of providing therapy, parenting and management positions into a lifestyle that best suits her brand of happiness. While she is a new business owner, she is not new to the challenges entrepreneurs face on a day to day basis. Learning to problem-solve, and fine-tuning the…
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Working Mom Interview – Samantha Herring

Samantha Herring: “When I was first married, the thing I wanted more than anything else was children. I have been blessed with two beautiful girls, ages 17 and 21. When my first was born, I put my college career on hold. Once my youngest daughter was in high school, I decided to finish my degree.…
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Working Mom Interview – Amy Hageman

I’m so pleased to introduce you to another one of my working mom friends- Amy.  Please welcome her- You may remember her from the 4 is More blog post.  I love her witty sense of humor, and perspective. Amy Hageman After earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and a master’s degree in accounting…
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Keep It Professional- Ask To Think It Over

In my article 7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude at Work, point number 2 is asking to think things over.  This is hugely important.  “Let me think it over” is infinitely more professional than say, “Over my Dead Body”, “What the ^&*( are you thinking?”, or any of a number of other phrases that…
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Doing What It Takes

One of the most important lessons in entrepreneurship is learning to do whatever it takes to get the job done.  That can mean doing research on something you’ve never done before, or rolling up your sleeves and just wading in, even if you have no idea what you’re doing.  A few examples of this have…
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Do What You Love

I’ve heard it said over and over again that if you do what you love, it will seem right, and that you’ll do better in your career.  I think that it’s important to note that you are going to spend a large percentage of your waking hours working.  If that career or work is something that…
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YAB- Yet Another Business

My friends who know me very well know that I own several businesses, not just the two I talk about here the most.  I actually also own a real-estate investment business as well as a couple of other, smaller businesses/holding companies in addition to Extension of You Home Care, and the Care Patrol of the…
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We Need Your Help

I’m sure that you’ve heard the statistics that every day 10,000 people are turning 65.  This means that there are incredible demands for quality, consistent caregiver services.  We did our work, and obtained our companion care license, but remain unable to provide hands on care to our clients, due to a ban on new hands-on…
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