This is the time of year when I get emails and Facebook notes from people who downloaded my Word of the Year Discovery Tool last year at this time. They’re writing to share the breakthroughs that happened to them as they let a single word “guide” them throughout the past 365 days.
There is one fundamental truth that has served me (and my clients) immensely. It is this: Setting boundaries with clients teaches people how to treat you. So, what does that mean? It means that it’s up to you to allow or not allow certain treatment. It also means that you have to get clear about how you want to […]
If you travel for business, no doubt you’ve got more than one app that was supposed to make travel more convenient. But have you noticed? Apps can become clutter because they’re way too easy and cheap to download. Yes, there are lots of cool apps – but if you don’t actually use them, they just […]
Let’s face it. We live in a noisy world that often rewards the loudest voices–whether or not they have something valuable to add to the conversation. (Witness Kim Kardashian and reality TV.) “Networking” conjures images of hordes of hungry professionals roving with business cards in hand, scoping for what they can get… Ugh. Networking in […]
As entrepreneurs, we’re idea people. Our gift is coming up with cool new ways to serve, make money, delight our creative minds, change the world, whatever. The challenge is that with this trigger-finger, fast-thinking brain of yours, you tend to forget things like, you know, the time it’ll take to carry out your idea. When […]