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Jan. 2017 Blog Post:

In December I shared some of my upbringing with you and how I discovered my niche for editing. Now we will chat about the transition stage.

The Feeling: Leaving my job of 15 years was kind of scary. I was going from a crazy, fast paced, 10 hours a day plus ½ day on Saturday job to my home office, in my basement, by myself. I really did not know what to expect or how it was going to affect me. Part of me was afraid that I might go into depression mode or start bouncing off the walls. But, that first day was perfect. I transitioned into my new world without any problem. I walked down my stairs, looked at my new office all set up waiting for me and this HUGE smile appeared on my face and my heart even skipped a beat. Even now, a year later that happens every day. This is where I am meant to be and what I am meant to be doing.

My First Year: Before leaving my job at the concrete company, I was able to acquire 5 clients, all by word of mouth. That made me excited, I was sure that I was going to be successful in my first year. I soon discovered that just because I have 5 clients, does not mean they are ready for me. That brought me to more research and webinars. I went through “The Stages”: What am I thinking? Can I really do this? Where are my clients? How am I going to find more clients?”

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That’s Me … Tina Rosekrans.

Growing up in a family of eleven you would think could be challenging, but it really wasn’t. Yes, eleven children and I am the youngest. No, I was not spoiled just ask me. LOL

We were a Canadian farming family. Chickens were our forté. Everyone knew us and wanted our chickens for their meal tables. Yes, we had chicken on our table too. Even though we grew them and we knew the process, we still ate them.

There was never a dull moment in our home, and there was always someone to help you if you needed anything. Our parents showed us unconditional love and taught us about respect, hard work and dedication. They taught us that you could do anything you set your mind to...      

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