From Happiness to Hell and Finally…MAGIC!

Entrepreneurship is in Gabrielle's DNA. She grew up seeing a brother in photography, a dad who worked at Caroni but also did woodwork and a mom who was a schoolteacher and did ceramics. Creating came naturally to Gabby so when she received a book on Handmade Greeting cards as a gift from her mom, she … Continue reading From Happiness to Hell and Finally…MAGIC!

“Yes” Your Way Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Shonda Rhimes chose to say "YES!" for a year. In Minou Clark's article on Huffington Post -  she shares From "Grey's Anatomy" to "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," Shonda Rhimes and her production company, Shondaland, have virtually conquered the small screen, gifting us some of Hollywood's most fierce and fearless characters. But Rhimes will be … Continue reading “Yes” Your Way Out Of Your Comfort Zone

You Can’t Afford to Swim in an Ocean of Sameness

If you haven’t already, you need to subscribe to Success Magazine. I get nothing for this promotion but I think that hands down it’s the best value for money. Not only do you get great content but you also get an audio CD featuring spectacular interviews with people who you may not necessarily come across … Continue reading You Can’t Afford to Swim in an Ocean of Sameness

Finally Learning that I Don’t Need Permission!

"You cannot grow in isolation." This is something I share with those I coach and that I'm learning for myself. It's easy to stay out of sight, lie for days on end in your cocoon of choice, or if you prefer - with your head comfortably submerged in sand. You can try to run away … Continue reading Finally Learning that I Don’t Need Permission!

Are You Who You Appear to Be and Are You Living Your Truth?

“A woman discovers at a very young age that wearing a mask appears to be a part of survival. They discover there is much of themselves, which others see as unacceptable. They tuck those secrets away.” This introduction I got from the web site titled *The Power to Change*. On the same site, in an … Continue reading Are You Who You Appear to Be and Are You Living Your Truth?

Why Do We Give Up So Easily?

In a word - DISCOMFORT. We don't like it. We prefer COMFORT. Anytime we start feeling UNCOMFORTABLE we quit-stop-throw in the towel - you get the picture. Ideas make us interesting. Decisions make us bold. But only action makes us great! - Jeff Shore I love talking and sharing ideas. It makes me feel as … Continue reading Why Do We Give Up So Easily?

Why is it so Hard Sometimes to Make a Decision?

I have been asking myself this question a lot lately…and I usually add at the end “especially when you know that the choice is going to benefit you positively?” Exercising is a no-brainer. Making better food choice…OBVIOUS. Spending more time in the areas that you SAY are important to you. That makes sense doesn't it? … Continue reading Why is it so Hard Sometimes to Make a Decision?

Pitch your Tent in the Land of Hope and Press On

As published in today's Business Newsday “Hope is to the soul what breath is to the body – restorative and life-giving,” Allen Randolph, described as “a pastor to pastors,” so beautifully illustrates. “People can learn to live without a lot of things, but not live well nor live long without hope.  You live better and more … Continue reading Pitch your Tent in the Land of Hope and Press On

If Fear is your Strategy, then your Business (and life) is in Trouble

If deep down inside you feel that there is really no solution to your current challenges, then you are being blinded by your own fear. If this is your position, the prognosis is not good. Your days are going to feel as if you are permanently trapped in a nightmare, unable to escape. Think for … Continue reading If Fear is your Strategy, then your Business (and life) is in Trouble