Introducing the Nice Approved Directory – Tis’ the Season to Give

by | Nov 29, 2013 | Blog, Make My First Hire | 6 comments

It's that time of year!!

Tis' the season to give thanks and to give back!

We are giving back and showing our love to some of our favorite companies today with the introduction of the Nice Approved directory.

Ever wonder who you should work with or who the best companies to buy from are? Who the best coaches or consultants on the planet are? Who stands out far ahead of the crowd and provides win-win solutions? There are so many options and it can be a tad overwhelming, to say the least.

We are here to help with our “Nice Approved” directory!!

Nice Approved!!

It’ll build every month when we add new companies to the Nice List — we’ve selected the first round of companies, but it will grow over time as we add our selections and you send in nominations (more on that later).

That’s right! Share the love by telling us who your favorite businesses are.

What’s it take to get Nice Approved?

We want to highlight unique businesses — big and small — that will help you grow your business and live a better life. Nice Approved companies have these qualities :::

– Do things different than all the rest
– Stand out in their industry as a leader
– Know how to treat a customer right
– Create an experience
– Working with them is easy peasy lemon squeezy
– They have smart business operations — as in they take care of themselves AND their business and create win-win solutions (win for the customer, win for the business)

The Nice Approved Premier

And now to introduce the first businesses on our Nice Approved list.

Since it is is a season of giving, we are kicking off the Nice Approved list with companies you may want to consider as you scoop up client gifts and goodies for friends and family.

Poppy Soap

Nice Approved Poppy Soap

My clients rave about it again and again! These all organic soaps make great gifts for your: clients, girlfriends, sisters, mothers and even for your husbands.

My husband and I fight over ours. 🙂 Also makes a wonderful stocking stuffer.

BEST of all – your purchase helps your local women’s shelter. You buy one and Poppy Soap donates one to your local shelter. For. Every. Single. Bar. Purchased.

Triple. Win.

And for less than 48 hours, you can scoop up a discounted holiday bundle over on the Poppy Soap indiegogo campaign.  Keep this give-back mission going!!!

The Bouqs 

Nice Approved Flowers
Recently got a batch of flowers from this crowd, which my web developer treated me to. They do it right. I'd love a year of flowers from this place. Hint-hint 😉 Simple and straight from the plant to you (from eco-friendly sustainable and responsible farms) so no flowers are cut – and wasted – until you buy 'em.

Simply Om Bracelet
Nice Approved

Looks as good with your going out outfit as it does with the yoga outfit. I have to admit, I picked this one up from She got this one right. In addition to being a fair trade marketplace for yoga-inspired jewelry, a portion of all Simply Om proceeds goes back to support, educate and develop artisans in socially and economically oppressed areas around the world.  Love that give back strategy.

Dollar Shave Club

My daughters got my husband a subscription for his birthday this summer. He is in love.  I fully admit, I steal from his stock.

Can't go wrong. And their branding is top notch from end to end. This video is the perfect little teaser…

Dolar Shave Club Nice Approved

Inspiratu Energetics

Nice ApprovedSpirit Mist is way beyond aromatherapy. This mist is a vibrational goodie that treats both the energy field and energy body and is made with the finest ingredients.  

My go-to all things woo-woo guide, Kimberely Arana from Unshakable Soul gave me the go ahead to try these for aromatherapy in my kids' rooms too.

Fresh Start

Want to get something to treat yourself?  Don't go into 2014 dazed and confused!! Have a plan. Business owners who plan outperform their counterparts by more than 60%.  It's a no brainer.

Fresh Start NiceOp Nice Approved

Don't go into 2014 confused!! Plan now!

Plan now. Celebrate later. Sounds like a good idea, right?  Get your Fresh Start 2014 workbook and digital planning guide to get the party started!  There's also an option to scoop up a digital planning workshop to get yourself revved up for the New Year.  You'll be so far ahead of the game!

Through the end of this weekend half of all profits from sales go to benefit an entrepreneur around the world through KIVA.

Grab a Fresh Start to plan your 2014 for Max Momentum + Success in 2014.

Nice Approved!

Know someone that needs to get Nice Approved?  Drop us a comment below with your info and we'll get back to you with a link to the Nomination site!

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