Time To Run

On your mark. Get set. Go! No one wants to wait around all day at the starting line. You are a business owner because you are passionate about what you do. When you bring your free and courageous heart to your business, you work in ways that are meaningful in the lives of your clients and customers. You have a …

Irreplaceable You

Do you know and believe that there is only one you? Your traits and experiences have shaped you in a way that makes you unlike anyone else. You are truly irreplaceable! You are the only one who can give your precious gifts to the world. Admit this truth because someone needs what only you can offer. The wide path may …

The Right Tools

The web designer has his computer.  The makeup artist has her brushes.  The fisherman has his fishing pole. Each one has the tools needed to accomplish the work he or she does.  Tools make the job easier in every case.  Trying to do a project without the correct tools often results in frustration and wasted time. The previous blog discusses …

A DIFFERENT APPROACH: SEEKING CLARITY

Qualities that are imperative to success are discipline, confidence, creativity and charisma. If you believe you lack one of these qualities (or another trait important to you), perhaps you are trying too hard to get it.  Maybe you could stop striving and approach your desire from a different angle:  consider whether the key to gaining these characteristics is to discover and overcome whatever is blocking …

What Really Matters?

If you like to live “off the cuff,” you appreciate spontaneity.   If you enjoy trying new things that are stretching, you delight in adventure.  If you take pleasure in reading every article that piques your interest, you treasure knowledge and understanding.  The qualities that are most important to you in life and work are your values.  Clearly seeing your unique …

2018: Your Year

Ready to grow? Ready to take hold of the dreams you have carried for so long? Ready to overcome the barriers that have stopped you year after year? Be bold.  Set your intentions. Take steps that will reap benefits. May 2018 be your year! What is stopping you from getting rid of those limiting beliefs that hinder your success and …

One-Of-A-Kind

Your path has been unique.  Each footstep was a part of the journey that made you who you are today.  The chapters of your story equipped you with skills that enable you to do a distinctive work in the world.  No one else does what you do the way you do it. Do you recognize and honor your one-of-a-kind abilities? …

Twists & Turns

The unanticipated twists and turns are what make an adventure unforgettable.  Those unforeseen complications, even though difficult and frustrating,  may later become the highlights you recall with appreciation.  The very situations that stretch you to the limit can eventually bring priceless results. What difficulties and frustrations do you remember when you look back at your story?  Will you consider how …

What’s Your Story?

Why do you do what you do? According to Monster.com (www.monster.com/career-advice/article/entrepreneur-traits), being a successful entrepreneur means that you possess these great qualities: Motivation Creativity and Persuasiveness Versatility Superb Business Skills Risk Tolerance Drive Vision Flexibility and Open-Mindedness Decisiveness You have what it takes to be successful in many different business situations. Since you can best chart a path forward when …

I Hate Money!

“I don’t want to have a lot of money.  Money causes problems.”  Have you said these or similar words?  If you grew up in a home where money was tight and you watched your parents work hard to just make ends meet, you might have hidden and unconscious beliefs about the downsides of acquiring wealth.  Now, as you work to …