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The Seven-Year-Itch: Are You Bored With Your Business?

Can't find the motivation to drag yourself from your bed to your office? Scanning the want ads instead of the business section? Read on to find out how to scratch that dissatisfaction itch.

This story appears in the August 2000 issue of

Gil Gordon was in business for four years when his motivationhit a brick wall: No matter how well he did, no matter how pleasedhis clients were, his business cycles were like a rollercoaster.

Billings swung wildly from month to month. Some months werestrong, others left him wondering why he had left his day job as adirector with Johnson & Johnson. And his emotional swings werecarried in tow.

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