This statement - Charge what you're worth seems straightforward and simple. Except often we don't really know what we're worth! And why is that? You see most times we don't consider what comes naturally to us as valuable. We dismiss our innate talents and often wrongly assume that since it is so simple or easy … Continue reading Do You Know Your True Worth?
We feel good when we have knowledge under our belt. We believe in the inspiring and thought provoking memes we share. But are we intentionally practicing or do we think we know? Years ago, I heard a guest speaker at an event say: to know and not to do, is not to know. This phrase … Continue reading The Travesty: To KNOW and not to DO
Every day we need to recommit to our goals and dreams...to the contracts we've made with ourselves...our intentions....what we choose to continue, alter, begin or stop! At the seat of it all is what we are thinking...while we are doing. The story we are telling is far more important than any action we take. When … Continue reading Recommit to your Goals…Daily!
As we grow we sometimes lose sight of why we chose the work we do. Instead of serving a cause we shifted to serving for likes, recognition...climbing painfully up the attention status hierarchy. Today I went back to a simple exercise I did in 2005....I stated all the reasons why I wanted to achieve 3 … Continue reading Never Lose Your Why
We always have a choice in how we are going to respond to any situation. Yesterday I was thrown off my game because I chose to be rattled by a text in the morning and I let it consume me for a couple of hours: I discussed it with 3 friends and commiserated with my … Continue reading How is this Going to Affect Me?
We’ve become lazy. Lazy thinkers for starters. The advent of the search engine has left us with a sense that whatever we need to know we can simply “Google it.” We feel assured that we will find the answers we need immediately. We have become accustomed to finding the answers we need to live the … Continue reading Doing Whatever it Takes is Always What it Takes…
You've been making those cakes now for family and friends and getting rave reviews. You are the go-to person for planning events in your circle. The feedback is always exceptional whenever you offer to help decorate. Your co-workers always nominate you to cook the food for any out of office event. If you’ve become very … Continue reading When should you go from a hobby to a business?
Only painful though when you're not involved in the work that you should be doing! Most of us approach the world of work with the same paradigm: Go to school. Get a degree. Get a job. Perhaps take another job. Work hard. Rise up through the ranks. Become the “head honcho”. Make big bucks. Retire … Continue reading Survival is not enough…in fact it’s painful!
If you truly were to work on discovering who you really were – then perhaps the challenges in life and love would become clearer. Expect however that your life will be sprinkled with difficulties here and there. In Scott Peck’s book: - “The Road Less Traveled” he opens with the statement Life is difficult”; he … Continue reading Finding the authentic you