Best Practices

F&TA Exclusive B-School Bonuses

By Tracy Matthews / February 23, 2013

I have a secret that I want to share with you… ..(well maybe it’s not a big secret…read on…) For the past several weeks you might have seen some emails from us talking about Marie Forleo and her…

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You’re Successful And You Know It!

By Tracy Matthews / February 12, 2013

I’m successful and I know it! Now, say it like you mean it. OK, so maybe you’re not exactly where you want to be in your business, but you’re on your way and one of the most important…

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Hate setting goals? The 3 most common excuses and why they don’t hold.

By Tracy Matthews / January 23, 2013

Guest Author: Caroline Zwick Imagine you had a little genie lamp and one Sunday morning, you happen to rub it on its side and out pops a humongous blue genie with shining gold bracelets around his wrists. You…

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What’s holding YOU back from having a profitable jewelry business?

By Tracy Matthews / January 14, 2013

Here at F&TA we are always telling you about all the ways we can help your business. Whether it be massively increasing profits, expanding your company, finding your perfect customer, or perfecting marketing, we are confident we can…

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Why Joining a Community Will Help You Reach Your Jewelry Business Goals

By Tracy Matthews / January 1, 2013

My alarm went off at 5:15 AM as it does every morning—except Sunday. It’s super cold (35 degrees fahrenheit!) and still really dark, but I get dressed in my workout clothes and head out to meet my friend…

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A Christmas Gift from Flourish and Thrive

By Tracy Matthews / December 25, 2012

In honor of the holiday season, Tracy & Robin are giving away a powerful tool to help give your jewelry business a jump start in the upcoming year. Everyone knows that goal setting is important, but if your…

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My #1 Tip to help you Reach Your Business Goals in 2013

By Tracy Matthews / December 19, 2012

Last year I set out some pretty lofty goals for myself and for my business. At the beginning of the new year, I am always super motivated to make stuff happen. The previous year was a huge transitional…

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Set Your 2013 Goals and Burn Calories Doing It!

By Tracy Matthews / December 10, 2012

It’s that time of year again. Holiday music, last minute orders, craft fairs and trunks shows, eating too many sweets, evaluating the year and looking ahead to the next year. Yes, it’s goal setting time, but this year…

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How to Turn Failure Into the Greatest Teacher You Will Ever Have

By Tracy Matthews / November 14, 2012

Author: Tracy Coaches, Mentors, and Teachers are important keys to success, but unfortunately, failure is still the best teacher. A good mentor will definitely help minimize your failures (this is the entire goal of Flourish & thrive Academy),…

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Win a FREE Coaching Sessions!! Become a Designers for Sandy Relief Effort

By Tracy Matthews / November 8, 2012

Philanthropy and giving back are principles that Robin and I deeply believe in. Throughout my years in business, I have often donated product or funds to charitable causes in an effort to raise money for charity. On October…

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