Remember those goals and intentions you set earlier in the year? By the time Autumn rolls around, many of us will lose “the burn.” Our desires will fade and our determination disappeared like the setting sun. Some of those things on our list were just wishes – they weren’t really visions for which we were […]
“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” ~ Babe Ruth ~ I almost titled this piece, ‘Permission to Fail,’ because today we’re talking about experiments and the natural evolution of failures leading to an eventual success. As a Life and Business Coach, I always frame things in a positive light. So […]
How do you feel about salespeople? Do you dread it when they appear, unsolicited (whether in person or by phone)? Do you clam up? Do you get tense? Are you rude to them? If you’re in the majority, you will likely try to gently sidestep this question. As a general rule, most people groan when […]
Do you have difficulty making decisions? Do you feel paralyzed – afraid of making the wrong choice? Faced with so many options these days and feeling pressure to always make the RIGHT decision . . . it is often easy to feel helpless, confused and stuck. Here are some tips on how to push through and make good decisions.
Busy-ness does not always result in productivity. And when we give our brains time to de-stimulate, we actually can end up with better results.
Too often, when things are going just splendidly, a setback occurs. Sometimes, it is more like a roadblock. How much of that is of our own doing? Surprisingly, most of it can be traced back to some action – or inaction – for which we had responsibility. Don’t get weighed down with the Shoulda, Coulda, […]
Are you uncomfortable when others call attention to you? Or when someone pays you a compliment? When something good happens in your life, do you wave it off as a fluke instead of attaching significance to it and acknowledging the value it brings you? Take a look at how easy it is to devalue oneself and how you can turn that around.
Most everyone knows about setting “SMART” goals. I like to bring up the process now and then because we can always use a refresher. And as we become wiser over the years, we are ready to look at things from new perspectives. If you are a goal setter and want to move yourself forward in […]
In this season, we close out a calendar year and turn a fresh page. You have been hanging around with me now for quite a while; and you know my belief in the importance of looking back before you start looking forward. For every ending, there is a new beginning. The start of a new […]
No matter whether you have a home-based business, a brick-and-mortar business, or you work for someone else . . . you undoubtedly have tons of paperwork! I know, for me, just the paperwork in my personal life can be overwhelming. Add a business on top of that, and well . . . you can imagine. […]