Do you doubt your own ability to make a difference?

Self-doubt is par for the course. We all doubt ourselves from time to time. Today however it’s worse. Why, because we now measure everything we do by likes and comments from friends – some we know well, many are just ‘friends’ on social media. A like, a reaction, becomes our external grading feature. We haveContinue reading “Do you doubt your own ability to make a difference?”

Do you struggle to explain your expertise in a compelling way?

You know you are good at what you do, yet when someone asks you to describe what you do, you are stumped. You call yourself an expert but deep down inside you’re winging it, afraid that you will eventually get caught. It’s not that you don’t know what you’re doing. It’s more that you haven’tContinue reading “Do you struggle to explain your expertise in a compelling way?”

what is the great win for you in choosing your own path?

This is the one topic that I will probably speak on for the rest of my life. You need to be you AND you need to choose the path that brings the best of who you are and allows you to deliver your snizzle snazzle shit to those who need you the most. To doContinue reading “what is the great win for you in choosing your own path?”

What can you do when your marketing and sales efforts fail consistently?

Your bank balance is at an all time low. You wake up knowing that you HAVE to make something happen TODAY! Your mad scramble begins to generate money. Some days your hustle works. Some days it doesn’t. Our natural response to anything that doesn’t seem to be working is to try harder, push more, putContinue reading “What can you do when your marketing and sales efforts fail consistently?”

Can you create something better from the pain you’ve experienced?

I am fond of saying “look to nature…you can learn a lot!” Nature sees value in everything that exists. Nothing is to be wasted. Pain and suffering don’t go to waste once you can learn. You have new found wisdom that will serve you regardless of your journey. Everything that you attempt to deny orContinue reading “Can you create something better from the pain you’ve experienced?”

hold on tightly to your dreams – they are your dreams for a reason

When I first read Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, the world was infinitely quieter. There was no social media and not everyone had access to or could bear staying “on” line long because of the speed. Still the percentages stay roughly the same between those who succeed on their terms and those who don’t.Continue reading “hold on tightly to your dreams – they are your dreams for a reason”

Why discipline is not sustainable, and habits are your friend

Are you getting your to-do’s done? Or are you mired in minutiae? Do you have a growing secondary list where things never seem to come off it, and more is being added on? We think we need discipline to stick with programs, lose weight etc. But we need habit. A habit is wired into yourContinue reading “Why discipline is not sustainable, and habits are your friend”

Do you feel more comfortable having a Plan B when setting business or financial goals?

“When you’re living your Plan B, success is someone else’s success. You’re living inherently based on someone else’s expectation of you.” @payalkadakia  It seems like a good idea to have options, but many times on the entrepreneurial journey, energy is limited. If you try to do too many things at the same time, you willContinue reading “Do you feel more comfortable having a Plan B when setting business or financial goals?”

Don’t be a Michelin Chef…be a happy one

I was on a strategy call with my client, TImeout Specialist, Judy Joseph-McSween and she shared her observation – that there are so many happy/unhappy people. I remember years ago being told by a psychiatrist that I was a smiling depressed person. I can relate. So much of our life is spent in pursuit of…weContinue reading “Don’t be a Michelin Chef…be a happy one”

your sacred autobiography

Do you sometimes feel as if you know where you’re going and at other times feel so radically inadequate that you’re too embarrassed to say? Despite having done well on formal tests or perhaps performed poorly and worldly success continues to elude you – I am sure that you have already come to the realizationContinue reading “your sacred autobiography”