A mentor of mine used to say that when a seed is planted, the first thing that comes up is NOT the sprout.
The first thing that comes up is the dirt.
If you have your own business, you know exactly what this looks like.
You set an intention for growth. And the first thing that happens? A whole bunch of old stuff (that’s probably not working anyway) comes up and shouts loudly at you.
In other words… you’re literally moving into alignment with your intention but first you have to clear out [...] Continue Reading…
Quick moment of irony: As I began writing this article, I thought, “I’ll do a quick check on Facebook first.”
I stopped. Then I marched myself over to this document.
If you keep NOT getting things done, it’s not because you are lazy. It’s probably because you are scared. Or you’re a perfectionist. Or you’re overwhelmed. No big deal. It happens to everyone.
Here are 9 of my favorite tricks to stop procrastinating and get your projects done already…
1 – When you get a business idea, do some little thing to begin.
When [...] Continue Reading…
In this video clip, from my most recent talk at Emerging Women Live, I tell the story of what happened to me one night when I realized what was truly supposed to be doing with my life.
This process of coming face-to-face with your obstacles time and time-again, is what I call Upleveling.
Every time you uplevel, you create a new normal – and you become someone with new standards.
You become someone with higher energy.
You become someone who can create more income, who has a deeper sense of his or her [...] Continue Reading…
My trainer pisses me off.
She puts these heavy weights in my hands and makes me push them in various different ways to build various levels of strength in my body.
That doesn’t bother me so much. I can play that game.
But just when I think I can’t push any more or lift another time, she says, “Okay, three more. You can do it!”
That’s when I decide to hate her. Sometimes I spew mean things to her in between breaths. This makes her laugh.
The truth is, I pay her to do [...] Continue Reading…
If you’ve ever had a hard time getting a client, you might be tempted to wonder if you’re any good at what you do.
Or worse…doubt you’re cut out for business.
Most likely, however, the problem isn’t you.
Most likely, the problem is your marketing. [Insert big sigh of relief here.]
So, sit with me while I walk you through 5 marketing blunders that might be causing your prospects to slip right through your fingers…
Mistake #1 – They’re not clear on the results they get
You must have 100% clarity about who the [...] Continue Reading…