Have you ever entered a raffle and read on the ticket these words: YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN?
Won’t it be great to win in a raffle by just “being present”?
Having your own business is very much the same. You must be “present” in every way in order to succeed. For example…READ MORE
I read a great phrase the other day: “Perfect is the enemy of done.” Truer a word was never spoken. My husband Tim, who is a writer, likes to say, “Don’t get it right, get it written.” But it is so tempting to fiddle. You know what I mean. Endless tweaking and futzing with your […]READ MORE
I like to do research, get lots of information, and know all my options before I make a decision. I tend to have what’s called a “cognitive” style of working. The problem though, is that I sometimes get trapped in the Paralysis of Analysis. That’s when you get caught in a loop between researching all […]READ MORE
It was 1985 when Sally Field gushed that memorable phrase to the star-studded audience at the Academy Awards. Afterward, she had to endure countless jokes about her proclamation. Poor Sally. Although she was accused of being insecure (and worse), the only “faux pas” she actually committed was to transparently voice the exact feeling that almost […]READ MORE
They call it the comfort zone, but it’s not really all that comfortable when it comes right down to it. It’s like a sad old bed with a well-worn “me-shaped” rut gouged into it. Or a ragged old suit that really doesn’t fit that well and is beginning to get threadbare. Okay, enough metaphors. The […]READ MORE
When starting a service-based business, especially coaching and consulting, there is a tendency to keep things under the radar so that you won’t make any mistakes in front of a big audience. The problem is, that in order to compete in today’s marketplace you need to stand out and get noticed. Perhaps you have a […]READ MORE
They say, “good fences make good neighbors.” And good boundaries cultivate good relationships. But sometimes even the most evolved, grounded, and conscious of us can have difficulty holding our healthy boundaries. It is so easy to get caught up in other people’s dramas, problems, and skirmishes, and “blow apart” your own very necessary personal and […]READ MORE
One day, a man was walking in the woods, just ambling along not paying much attention. The next thing you know, he finds that he is hopelessly lost. He can’t find the trail that got him there or any discernible direction to move forward. Luckily, he had taken a lot of self-actualization courses, so he […]READ MORE
There’s nothing better than hitting that “sweet spot” with a potential client where I am absolutely sure I can help them, and I can clearly see the vision of the business they want to create and how to get there. And they simultaneously see me as the mentor who will help them achieve it. It’s […]READ MORE
It’s that time of year again in the US. A time of reflection on the many blessings we have in our lives. The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, […]READ MORE