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From Arlene: Nobody Succeeds Alone

From Arlene: Nobody Succeeds Alone

The entrepreneurs that I admire most share one significant trait: they don't consider themselves the sole architects of their success.

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From Arlene: Are You An Entrepreneur? 6 Questions To Consider

From Arlene: Are You An Entrepreneur? 6 Questions To Consider

There is a great deal of debate that goes on - sometimes in one's head - about whether or not a person is indeed cut out to be an entrepreneur.

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From Arlene: The Big Lie About Work-Life Balance

From Arlene: The Big Lie About Work-Life Balance

If only we could figure out a way to achieve work/life balance, we'd be so much happier. That's the conventional wisdom, anyway.

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From Arlene: 5 Tips To Open Your Mind

From Arlene: 5 Tips To Open Your Mind

We all function more efficiently when we clear our heads and don't fill every nook and cranny with information.

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From Arlene: Be Unafraid

From Arlene: Be Unafraid

Are entrepreneurs risk friendly? No, not risk friendly. Unafraid.

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From Arlene: The Importance of Failure

From Arlene: The Importance of Failure

"Failure is nothing less than the gateway to success."

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From Arlene: Cup Half Full

From Arlene: Cup Half Full

Arlene writes about the importance of being optimistic for the long haul. It's normal to have an "off" day, but you can't stay pessimistic forever.

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From Arlene: The Art of Business Relationships

From Arlene: The Art of Business Relationships

You simply can't build a business alone. You need other people to make it work, all kinds of other people. So how can you make that happen?

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From Arlene: Failing Is Important As An Entrepreneur

From Arlene: Failing Is Important As An Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs fall on their faces a lot, especially when they're first starting out.

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From Arlene: How Do You Deal With Friends & Family Who Want Freebies?

From Arlene: How Do You Deal With Friends & Family Who Want Freebies?

One of the occupational hazards for entrepreneurs is that friends, family members and sometimes even random acquaintances may think nothing of asking you for free advice.

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From Arlene: Living With An Entrepreneur

From Arlene: Living With An Entrepreneur

Living with an entrepreneur is no picnic. Building a business from scratch requires intense focus, incredibly long hours and enormous risks.

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From Arlene: Why Every Word Counts

From Arlene: Why Every Word Counts

Do you often feel like you are speaking another language? Most entrepreneurs do.

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From Arlene: Reflections From The Eye Of The Storm

From Arlene: Reflections From The Eye Of The Storm

I've always been busy. But there is an important distinction for me right now in just precisely how I am dealing with being busy.

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The 3 Worst Mistakes You Can Make Starting A Business

The 3 Worst Mistakes You Can Make Starting A Business

Arlene Dickinson shares a few of the most common things entrepreneurs underestimate when first starting out.

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From Arlene: The Art Of Thinking

From Arlene: The Art Of Thinking

Arlene offers not only smart marketing tips, but also wise words on the instant gratification of today's society.

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From Arlene: Business Success Comes From Creativity & Resourcefulness

From Arlene: Business Success Comes From Creativity & Resourcefulness

Arlene shares advice for newcomers to Canada on how to make their businesses thrive.

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From Arlene: How Do You Keep Going When All You Want To Do Is Quit?

From Arlene: How Do You Keep Going When All You Want To Do Is Quit?

Arlene writes about the "all in" lifestyle of entrepreneurs, and gives advice on how to pull through the difficult moments when all you want to do is quit.

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Arlene Announces She is Leaving the Den

Arlene Announces She is Leaving the Den

After 8 incredible seasons, listening to thousands of pitches, and building a portfolio of successful investments, Arlene has decided it's time to give up her chair on the Den.

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Best of Arlene's Blogs 2014

Best of Arlene's Blogs 2014

Finally, we share Arlene's top 3 blog posts. Enjoy!

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Are you confident you are classifying employees correctly?

Are you confident you are classifying employees correctly?

DID YOU KNOW: 2.7 million Canadians were self-employed in 2013

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