The personal blog of Dr. Jennifer Gardella 

Business

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When You Need Help Starting A Business

When You Need Help Starting A Business

Do you need help starting a business?  When I started my business I had an idea, expertise, a newly printed PhD.  I had my buddy Marcus Padulchick by my side (and even sitting on my shoulder), friends who would support me through anything, and a belief that I could...

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A CPA in Bucks County, PA

A CPA in Bucks County, PA

Michael Davis, CPA was at the first networking I ever attended as I started my business. Over these years I have found him to be one of the most honest individuals who is giving of his time (and knowledge) to his clients and friends.  Mike sat with me as my business...

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How to Build A Business Based on Your Values

How to Build A Business Based on Your Values

Out and about promoting my business today I meandered to the home of Jamie Broderick  owner of Network Now Connections.  Jamie brought together thirty women for a morning of networking and building our businesses.  Our speaker today was no other than Sue...

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How Video Can Help Your Business

How Video Can Help Your Business

If you are a small business owner, you know that importance of marketing your business.  You need a comprehensive marketing plan (and one that you execute) that includes video.  I had the good fortune today of watching a presentation on the basics of video as part of...

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Setting Up a Business in Bucks County, PA

Setting Up a Business in Bucks County, PA

If you are setting up a business in Bucks County, PA, there is a significant amount of behind-the-scenes work that needs to be done.  One of your first stops on the business set-up list should be a meeting with a business attorney.  Being properly set-up wtih legal...

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Web Marketing in 2016

Web Marketing in 2016

If you network in the Doylestown, PA area, you have undoubtedly run across Nickey Hollenback.  She is the founder, and business woman extraordinairre of Personal Touch Concierge Service.  She is in the business of helping you run and market your business...virtually....

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The Employment Law of your Business

The Employment Law of your Business

As it turns out, you absolutely should not just pay someone to do some work for you in your business.  For operations big and small the hiring of any person to do any work should have a well thought-out plan with a keen eye on the law. I recently listened to Christina...

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Developing a Marketing Plan for 2016

Developing a Marketing Plan for 2016

Nothing makes me happier as a social media consultant than when I sit down with a new client and they say "I have a website, the blog can be activated, and I have my messaging, logo and graphics in place." I recently had the opportunity to hear Laurel Cavaluzzo of...

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Why You Should Have a Blog for Your Business

Why You Should Have a Blog for Your Business

I recently attended a Coffee Talk, NJ networking event centered around providing information to small business owners.  Connector extraordinaire, Hillary Morris, put together a program including blogger extraordinaire, Reesa Lewandowski.  Based on her experience...

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The IP of Your Business

The IP of Your Business

Should I get a trademark...or a copyright...or a patent? If you have asked yourself that question recently then it is probably time to sit with an attorney who specializes in intellectual property. Today I had the good fortune of sitting with Catherine Cavella of IP...

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Getting to Me

Bonding with the cocaine fueled rat in my head
Goodbye to 2017

Goodbye to 2017

I can remember last January (2017)  reading that the most successful entrepreneurs know the magical power of January 1st, they plan for it and then walk into the new year ready to step off and create new habits...new systems...new income...and it all made perfect...

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Boundaries

Boundaries

As I have maneuvered around in the world, I am often amazed how others think they can treat me.  How my time, ideas and intentions are somehow secondary to someone else's.  How others can look into a part of my life, an event, or ask for a favor and then think they...

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Business Lessons from Getting My Hair Highlighted

Business Lessons from Getting My Hair Highlighted

This is not meant to be one of those "oh look, I have something to say and I'm going to cleverly tie it to getting my hair done"  This is an actual concrete real-world example when I learned the basics of business out of a life experience. Let me start off by saying...

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The Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction

Lately, I've noticed a swirling around me.  Clearly unalighned, the universe has put people and messages in my path reminding me of the unique intense power I possess in attracting what I want into my life.  And I've realized how completely out of alighnment I have...

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She let go….

She let go….

I am not enough...I will not be succesfull...what if it all falls apart?  What if I can not keep it together...if it never sells...if they are not happy...if it all gets too expensive?  What if they leave...what if others indefinitely stay?  Not enough time...too many...

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Fuel, Lens, Anchor

Fuel, Lens, Anchor

This is a post that belongs in all categories of this blog and my life.  I recently had the honor and good fortune of working with Sue Guiher  of Thrive for Success.   In just one hour she helped me make sense of some very confusing parts of my life.  Before I knew I...

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The Independent Chick Let’s Go…

The Independent Chick Let’s Go…

It was my first trip from TG's home down to Philly...I was going in to start renting office space in the city.  The plan was simple - he was going to drop me at the train station right near his office and pick me up from at the station on his way home.  Simply and...

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Moving in…step by step

Moving in…step by step

So I've started moving a few things into TG's home.  I'm not overwhelmed by the prospect of moving...what?  You would be?  How hard can it be to clear out a home you have owned for 15 years, sell all the furniture and treasures, pack up yourself and 3 teenage...

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When You Should Be Switzerland

When You Should Be Switzerland

Switzerland, a neutral country and by all means, everyone's friends.  No, we can no longer hide our money in their bank accounts to avoid taxes, but from what I hear a nice place to visit and they do make some awesome chocolate. Now, let's cut to the chase here - when...

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When a Bathroom isn’t Just a Bathroom

When a Bathroom isn’t Just a Bathroom

There are some guys who whisper "I love you" in your ear, look longingly into your eyes and tell you how beautiful you are, and plan romantic get-a-ways where you dress in your Sunday finest and violins serenade you at dinner. Others spend untold amounts of money...

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Parenting

& Co-parenting & Step-parenting

Mom Management

Mom Management

I just dropped my youngest off at a birthday party...on the other side of town...and we had to pick-up gifts on the way.  She had forgotten to pick-up gifts the night before (when she was out with her sister and my credit card) so that was annoying.  But ya know what?...

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Cell Phone Bill of Rights

Cell Phone Bill of Rights

Over the last two years our cell phone plan data component has, from time to time, been an issue of great concern.  By great concern, I mean my children have chewed through record breaking amounts of data in short amounts of time causing overage charges.  So the great...

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Who Wants a New Iphone 6!!

Who Wants a New Iphone 6!!

This is a warning...many of you will be shocked with this tale.  In fact, for those who know me well, you may sit in disbelief.  Afterall, I do not spoil my children.  They have what they need, there is an occasional treat, but they save for things they want, ride...

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