There are no limits to what you can achieve if you stay focused on what you are trying to achieve. You need to believe the impossible is possible for you. Your results may be better than you expect. Success has no guarantees; each action you take starts creating a momentum. If you stop taking action, you stop the momentum.
“Always work hard. Intensity clarifies. It creates not only momentum, but also the pressure you need to feel either friction, … Read the rest
Challenges are a part of everyday life. A challenge is something that pushes you out of your comfort zone. It can be something you challenge yourself with such as a goal or it could be something presented to you such as learning something new, getting a handle on finances, acquiring your next client, or seeking a promotion. Some challenges are easier than others. Some challenges knock us down for the count. Think about how many times you get up to face … Read the rest
Logic will get you from A to B; imagination will take you everywhere.” Albert Einstein
What I want to focus on today is helping you stretch out of your comfort zone and thinking about shifting from any impossible thinking that you might have to into the world of possibility. You want to be in that dream state to be able to explore what is possible. This is when your mind is like a popcorn machine – all those kernels popping around … Read the rest
Appreciative living …I like to refer to is appreciative living as living the sweet life. No matter where you are whether you’re driving right now or just kicking back at the end of your day or you’re kicking off your morning, I am so glad that you’re here to join us today. I want to share appreciative living with you. I am certified as the appreciative inquiry facilitator. I want to tell you a little bit more about the process and what it … Read the rest
A book written by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale called The Power of Positive Thinking was written years ago. Its message is still true today. I love to listen to it to help me stretch out of the space sometimes I can get into this talk that we have in our heads. What I learned is that we have 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts in a day. It is surprising that 80% of those thoughts are actually truly negative. It is … Read the rest
What does happiness have to do with leadership, business, and human potential? When you are in a happy state, you change the actions that you take. You change the way you approach things. You change your perception of different things, when you’re in a happy state of mind.
“For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I really don’t want you to lose out; I want you to become the leader that … Read the rest
“Small actions over time, transform us.” Daniel Coyle, Little Book of Talents: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Talent Code
Small actions over time… Where we are growing, learning, and improving. You will want to listen to Episode 10, our last episode, about Leaders Are Learners. Here’s a question that comes up, “Do you believe that talent comes only from the genes that you’re born with or do you believe talent is something … Read the rest
While you are listening to this podcast, I hope that you are taking the ideas you learn and you are implementing them into what you’re doing so it can take you places to where you want to go. My ultimate gift is to have an e-mail from you letting me know how this podcast has helped … Read the rest
“The only thing that works is management by values. Find people who are competent and really bright, but more importantly, people who care about exactly about the same things you care about.” Steve Jobs, Apple, Inc.
What is Value Based Leadership?
When we are talking about value-based leadership, we are talking about having a leader who is aligned with organizational values and who we believe has the same values as us. Otherwise, we would not want to be working for the leader of that organization. There has to … Read the rest
There are so many reasons that I love blogging but getting comments from other people really jazzes me up!
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Your blog is what makes your website alive.
It is the one page on your website that is not static. This is the platform where you can build a community, share information, and engage with your followers. I find that blogging is one of the most underutilized platforms.
Some people feel that they don’t want to be vulnerable and feel exposed.
I find that if you share your story in your style and your way- … Read the rest
Thinking about freshening things up on your website? There is nothing worse than going to someone’s website and learning that they have not done anything since 2009. When there is no activity on your website, it looks like you’re not in business. The Internet, especially Google, is one of the number one places that people learn more about products and services and your competition. Don’t get me wrong, there is an abundant world out there but if people have to choose, they will choose someone who is current and up-to-date. Quit being the best kept secret – you are serving … Read the rest
For the past 30 days or I should say 31 as July has 31 days, I have challenged myself to blog for 31 days as part of the 30 Day Ultimate Blog Challenge hosted by Michele Scism and Michelle Shaeffer. I have not only honed a skill but also gained much more. Thirty-one days is about perseverance, creativity, and innovation. Yes, the blood, sweat, and tears of being in business. Entrepreneurs are in it for the long haul.
Do you want to know what I learned during my 31 day process?
Blogging is a great way to get your message out to the world and let your voice be heard. Blogs increase your visibility online, help develop relationships with your followers, and create a venue where you can share your expertise and impact the world. In the world of blogging, there are 5 deadly mistakes that prevent bloggers from getting followers to ready their blogs:
Blog Title Does Not Capture the Reader’s Attention. You want to engage your readers with titles that pique your readers interest in the form of questions, revealed mistakes, or lessons learned. Ask yourself – What is
Are you wanting to grow your business and taste how sweet success can be? You will definitely want to know how to learn about marketing pie! Marketing is an important part of your business operations. Your marketing strategy is the part of your business that attracts clients to you and your products and services – it is how they get to hear about you and get to know you. Marketing helps you build your list or database and then key in your follow-up.
The marketing pie is a tool that I use to help me focus on my business and … Read the rest
Blogs add so much value to the marketplace and for the solopreneur there are many ways in which you can repurpose the content you create. The blog is your outlet to create and innovate. Travel to new frontiers!
What can you do with your blog content? Here are 15 ways!
Use content to revamp and create articles which you submit to www.ezinearticles.com or other article marketing sites
Use the content to revamp and create special report, ebook or a book
Take out great statements (yes, your quotes) that you made to “Tweet” or share on Facebook.
Wow! I have had great feedback about what the cost of “not knowing” something has impacted many people’s businesses and lives. I have learned that it is up to me to gain new knowledge, search for information, find the right team members, and get involved in knowing where my money is going. Yes, I have made mistakes and learned quickly to get up to speed so it never happens again. Let’s make sure you are not missing the boat, pardon me, the “blog” of opportunity.
Are you blogging right now? May I ask why not? Some of the reasons I … Read the rest
Many people ask me, ” How can I get more people to hear about my business.?” I am on a mission to help others to chase after their passions and live their lives rich from the inside out. Let me tell you 5 ways, there are many more but I am going to tell you 5 ways that work for me:
Blogging – Fantastic venue for getting people to get to know you as a person. Not only is a blog about business tips or techniques. It is more like a personal diary. You are giving lessons or insights about … Read the rest