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It’s a moment you’ll never forget … your adrenaline is pumping, and the most intense feeling has come over you. And before you take the plunge, … words can not fully explain it. The freefall instills a sweet sense of freedom (or so you thought). An act one may deem as sensory overload. And if […]

WHEN FEAR FUELS YOUR BUSINESS

January 27, 2021

Business

When we were young, it was easy to dream. We wanted to be astronauts, doctors, or whatever looked fun and exciting. We didn’t know what it meant to do any of those things. We just lived in a world where it was all possible. Then life happened, and dreams became impractical and irresponsible. We were told […]

Why Your Dreams Matter Now More than Ever

November 11, 2020

Personal Development

Resilience has been the name of the game this year. We’re all having to build it and use it every day as we try to make the most of 2020. But if we’re going to do more than survive, we’re going to need grit. Merriam-Webster defines these words as follows: re·sil·ience: an ability to recover […]

Why Your Business Needs Grit and How to Start Building It

October 14, 2020

Business

It was never my dream to run my own business. I didn’t start this business out of passion or drive to be an entrepreneur. I started it out of necessity. But I still wish I’d done it years ago. The Myth of Business Ownership There’s a myth out there that you have to be a […]

The 5 Things you Need to Know About Starting a Business

September 15, 2020

Business

The same old story keeps running through my mind. It’s a story about how hard it is to follow our dreams. It’s about how we get caught in the trap of playing small and why we shouldn’t be surprised to find ourselves here.  I think about how our lack of motivation and our tendency to procrastinate is related to […]

How to Overcome Your Biggest Obstacle, You

September 8, 2020

Personal Development

Why Can’t I Get my *&$% Together? Last week was a rough one. I had a clear plan for what I wanted to accomplish. I’d made a significant decision about my business and was feeling good about it. I was ready to focus and write this blog post and an inspiring and motivating email to […]

How to Beat Procrastination and Get Your Mojo Back

August 24, 2020

Personal Development

Something’s happening right now. You can name it, see it, feel it, and for the most part, you definitely don’t like it!  Obviously, I’m talking about the pandemic. And it’s turned our lives inside out. Or maybe that’s outside in?  But there’s something else happening too. It’s something you can kind of feel but can’t name […]

How to Build Resilience with Virtual Communities

April 20, 2020

Business

The pandemic is upon us. And, like me, you’re probably tired of all the news and information out there yet, at the same time, can’t help but look at it all. I’ve spent far too much time reading the news and trying to find answers. I want information that will help me make decisions in […]

The Need for Inspiration in Uncertain Times

March 17, 2020

Business

My journey through the dark. I’m not exactly sure what happened, it was sort of a combination of things. Like a perfect storm of crap that I didn’t anticipate. It was ugly and I let it stop me from doing the thing I loved so much, my work. I’m one of those people who found her calling and can […]

When Pursuing Your Calling Takes an Ugly Turn

December 5, 2019

Personal Development

There’s an old saying that what got you here won’t get you there.  It was popularized by a book by Marshall Goldsmith in which he tells his readers they need to learn new skills and new behaviors in order to get to the next level.  And while this is true, I have a bit of a […]

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There…Or Will It?

May 7, 2019

Personal Development