Perceptions Lead to Expectations: The Perceptions We Hold Dear

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Connie Ragen Green — Perceptions and Expectations for a More Satisfying Life

Our perceptions can lead us astray. I’ll give you an example of this here. Have you ever bought or received as a gift a shirt or other item that is labeled as “one size”? Sometimes they say “one size fits all” or “one size fits most” but that isn’t true. It’s based on the assumption or perception that 99% of people are in a certain range of body sizes. The same held true in the classroom, where I was directed to “teach to the middle” and not modify my lessons for those above or below grade level. …


Grow Your Business as an Online Entrepreneur with a Simple Information Product

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Connie Ragen Green — Create a Simple Product to Build an Online Business

The idea of learning how to create a simple product to build your business on the internet is not a new one. In fact, information products have been around since the internet, or at least what was known as the World Wide Web when I got started with computers in 1984 and companies were offering short reports on a variety of topics. But the opportunity when you follow through with this has grown over the decades and it’s time you learn how to do this for yourself.

Create a Simple Product Within a Blog Post

These are the steps to…


How can we be original and innovative and worthy of attention and praise when it’s all been done before?

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Connie Ragen Green — How to Be Original When Everything Has Already Been Said and Done

We all want to be unique. And we are, until we decide to write or create something and realize that everything has already been said and done. So, how can we be original and innovative and worthy of attention and praise when it’s all been done before?

I’ve discovered a few things since leaving my old life behind and coming online as an entrepreneur in 2006. One is that writing and creating is not about picking original ideas. …


Minimalism… Six Benefits in Your Business and Life

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Connie Ragen Green — Embracing Minimalism in Your Business

In today’s culture, we are constantly fed the message that we need more in order to live a good life. More electronics, bigger homes, newer cars, more clothes — the list goes on. We’re led to believe that having more will lead to happier and more fulfilled lives. If you make the decision to go against that norm, some may even look at you strangely, or wonder if there is something wrong with you.

But the truth is, those who have embraced minimalism and learned to live and work with less often…


Mindset is an incredibly powerful tool. It is the driving force behind the actions and behaviors which will set us up for success or keep us fearful and unsure about the future.

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Connie Ragen Green — Abundance as a Mindset in Your Life and Business

Depending on which mindset we adopt, our perspectives will be very different. The path of abundance has us looking at the world through a lens of optimism and gratitude. However, with a scarcity mindset all we see are obstacles, problems and no way out. You’ll find that working towards an abundance mindset is more desirable in every area of your life and business.

Unfortunately, we live in a…


Teeth Come in Even Numbers, So How Did I End Up With a Prime Number of Teeth?

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Connie Ragen Green — A Prime Number of Teeth

When Nancy grinned widely at the other kids in class, she exposed the secret she had waited all weekend to show to her classmates. She had lost a tooth and couldn’t wait to share the details with her teacher and friends. The tooth in question had been loose for two weeks and the anticipation had been almost more than she could bear. When the same thing happened to me recently, I finally realized something that everyone already knows — a wiggly tooth that finally comes out is much cuter when you’re six years old than when you’re an adult.

My…


The Fear of Speaking Held Me Back for Years

I was afraid to speak in front of people. That’s why I had to do it and decided to turn public speaking into an action that would become a part of my DNA.

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Connie Ragen Green — Fear of Speaking: Doing the Thing You Think You Cannot Do

My fear of speaking was holding me back because I was saying no to opportunities that were destined to broaden my horizons. I thought of what former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt had said so many years ago…

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

It was 2006 and I had just arrived in my new…


Have you ever told a story that had your listeners engaged and fascinated and wanting to hear more? That is storytelling.

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Connie Ragen Green — Storytelling Techniques to Grow Your Business

Storytelling is the art of bringing a story to life in a memorable and entertaining way. I’m going to share some powerful storytelling techniques with you to empower you as an entrepreneur.

This morning I shared a true story with my online community in my email message to them. Here it is…

Last night I dreamed of hosting a small group event where I passed out my card deck at every table. Then I had everyone take a card…


LinkedIn Live is the newest kid on the block when it comes to live streaming and broadcasts. I even teach a course on…

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Connie Ragen Green — LinkedIn Live: Streaming Video Live for Business

LinkedIn Live is the newest kid on the block when it comes to live streaming and broadcasts. I even teach a course on video live streaming, geared toward authors, speakers, and entrepreneurs who identify as introverts. What about you… did you ever wake up one morning and think to yourself:

“If only I could profit from LinkedIn Livestreaming as well as FB Live!”

If so, you’re definitely not alone. Doing Live broadcasts can catch you as you…


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Connie Ragen Green — Marketing Predictions: Trends for the 2020s

Almost every marketer wishes they had a crystal ball so they could peer into the future and see what is hot in the coming year. Unfortunately, most of us are not clairvoyant nor do we possess a super power, but we can usually look at certain current trends and predict which will have staying power. We can also look at emerging technology and how it can be used to further our marketing mission. Some of the hot trends that began in 2020 will continue throughout this decade, while others will also start to take center stage. …

Connie Ragen Green

Online marketing strategist, author, speaker, and publisher working with entrepreneurs on six continents. https://ConnieRagenGreen.com

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