Are you letting sideshows distract and discourage you from your major goals?

Think about a goal that remains elusive. From as far back as you can remember, you’ve wanted to achieve this. You read about others like you, with similar talents, earning and living your desired life and the lifestyle that came with that. When you think about this goal, this target you set for yourself, noContinue reading “Are you letting sideshows distract and discourage you from your major goals?”

By Our Choices We Reveal Our Commitments

If what you are currently doing isn’t working for you, you have other choices. Responsibility is the recognition of choice, and by your choices you reveal your commitments – Marlene Chism Today’s post was inspired by my friend and colleague Marlene Chism, author of ‘Stop Workplace Drama’. I posted the quote above as a FacebookContinue reading “By Our Choices We Reveal Our Commitments”

1440: The Number that SHOULD Change Your Life!

Self-made millionaire H. Reardon shares in his book ‘Time Management 2.0: 15 Secrets of a Self-Made Millionaire for Getting Things Done’ –  “If you want a life changing tool, just print out a big “1440” on a piece of paper and tape it on your office door, or under your TV, or next to yourContinue reading “1440: The Number that SHOULD Change Your Life!”

Is There a System to Discovering the WHY in Your Life?

A reader of my weekly Business Newsday Column recently emailed and asked: Is there a proven system that exists in discovering the “why” in one’s life. It seems to me that in reality there are many “whys” depending on the stage one has reached in their life and circumstances surrounding it. I made several attemptsContinue reading “Is There a System to Discovering the WHY in Your Life?”

My Higher Self REFUSED to be Fooled Today

I don’t like tricks being played on me so I tend to lie low for April Fools. My friend Sally Ann did catch me though with a Facebook post that she’d been up all night because one of her dogs made young ‘uns. I was ecstatic thinking to myself that since I no longer hadContinue reading “My Higher Self REFUSED to be Fooled Today”

Is There Room for Poetry in Business?

Where do you search for new business ideas? Business books perhaps? Where do you seek inspiration? Why from other successful business persons of course! “Being in business is a serious thing” you say. But what if we are taking business and ourselves far too seriously? What if we are closing off ourselves to answers thatContinue reading “Is There Room for Poetry in Business?”

If You Don’t Commit – You Won’t Get It!

Barbara Corcoran was a guest on the Nate Berkus Show yesterday and I am  really happy that I caught the episode. She was giving advice to young designers and artisans, critiquing their presentations and helping them to better sell their wares. At the end, Nate asked her to summarize what she has learned over theContinue reading “If You Don’t Commit – You Won’t Get It!”

Our Invisible Assets – The Real Source of Our Wealth

In business when you prepare a balance sheet you compile a summary of your assets and liabilities. Under assets you may have real estate, cars, equipment, furniture, cash, jewellery, securities and any other tangible assets. Under liabilities you would include all debts, obligations, mortgages, bank loans and any other promissory notes. When you subtract yourContinue reading “Our Invisible Assets – The Real Source of Our Wealth”

Stop Teaching and Start Doing the Work

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the saying ‘We teach what we most need to learn’. Regardless of the service we provide – whether we are teachers, insurance executives, or massage therapists, we can often get so caught up in the “service part” to others that we forget to do our own work on ourselves.Continue reading “Stop Teaching and Start Doing the Work”

Time to make a step change…

In her own infinite wisdom, my best friend shared a concept with me that I think is about to change my life! We were simply discussing my own life and business and stuff I was working on. “You need to make a step change” she said quietly. “Step change?” I asked puzzled. Up until thenContinue reading “Time to make a step change…”