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 …

Too Much Debt

If feelings of shame hammer your nervous system day and night because of debt, you are not alone.  According to MarketWatch.com, Americans now have the highest credit-card debt in US history. Shame is often paired with anxiety that keeps you awake at night and causes you to feel like a fraud.  These emotions of shame and anxiety can have a …

How Much Money Can I Earn?

Programmed thinking might be affecting your income.  Every moment of every day, you carry an accumulation of lifelong memories, experiences and perceptions. That bag full of past input is always with you and is influencing your thoughts, decisions and analyses. If you believe that money is hard to get and there’s not enough to go around, you may subconsciously block …