This week I’ve had a lot of discussions with people about Mastermind Groups. I just attended my monthly mastermind meeting at the Tapestry Network and I am still amazed at how powerful this tool really is with regards to helping an entrepreneur work ON their business. All large corporations have a Board of Directors to be sure the company stays true to their mission, hit their numbers and fulfill their responsibility to stockholders. Small businesses (even sole-proprietorships) need them too.
Every small business owner, CEO, or entrepreneur (in my opinion) need a sounding board, experts on their side, and a safe …
The goal in life is not surpass the competition, but to surpass the expectations we set for ourselves. Success is sweetest when we break our own record then wake up the next day ready to do it all over again.
Often times we don't reach our goals and surpass our own expectations because we don't have a plan for reaching those goals. Here are some tips to help you break your own record and achieve your goals:
Clarify your goals. Instead of thinking of your goals as vague ideas, determine exactly what you want. If you want money, how much do you …
When you accept yourself with all of your flaws and unique talents, the world seems to become a more accommodating place. You'll find that some of the causes of your stress disappear and you can gain more joy on a daily basis.
Accepting yourself completely entails courage, wisdom and compassion. If you're plagued by negative emotions such as anxiety, jealousy, shame, anger, envy, or guilt, these may be signs of low self-esteem. To counter this, you can learn radical self-acceptance.
If you find yourself equating your worth with your achievements, love life or social status, what happens if these are someday diminished? …
As an international speaker and coach, I often have the privilege of speaking to audiences filled with professionals and entrepreneurs who want to shift to a higher level of performance or success. When presenting to these groups I often share: "The fastest path to get where you want is to learn to be who you are on purpose and without apology. When you embrace your unique gifts and talents and learn to stand in your power, you will begin to accelerate your success." Believe it or not, this mindset works! It may take some changes and soul searching on your …
There are many avenues to explore when it comes to discovering your life purpose. Unfortunately, though, nobody else can find it for you. Since your life purpose is unique from anyone else's, it's a mission that you - and only you - can complete.
In your quest for passion, concentrate on enjoying the journey itself. Sometimes when you stop stressing about your life's purpose, it falls into your lap!
Here are some ways you can discover your life purpose:
Write about how you feel. Try journaling with a pen and paper, or grab your laptop and just start writing. Write about how you truly feel and what …
Your outlook in life is so important, and yet many people never give it much thought. If you're optimistic, you'll open doors for yourself and lead a happy life. However, with a negative mindset, you could end up in places that you never intended to be. This isn't some fairytale ideal; it's absolutely true!
Being optimistic might seem like a large task, but there are simple things you can do to improve your outlook. If you practice each day, you'll be doing yourself a great favor, since your mindset is the very foundation for achieving success and fulfillment.
Here are some easy techniques you can use to …
Bonus #1 - 5 Ways to Turn Around Self Doubt
Do you struggle with self-doubt? Perhaps you often wonder if you've made the right decision or have only a faint hope that your next job interview, project, or even date will turn out well. The most unfortunate thing about self-doubt is that your fears often become self-fulfilling prophecies.
On the other hand, when you take action to become more confident in yourself, more things in your life automatically turn out better as well. With more self-confidence, your decision-making skills are strengthened, others are drawn to you in social situations, you produce higher …
Do you often find you’re completely “stuck” no matter how long you stare at your computer screen or your blank wall? The solution can seem to be impossible, right? However, there is one simple action you can take that just might break you free of that mental stronghold called “stuck”.
What is it, you ask? Change your approach. If you’re sitting in front of the computer trying to write the next Great American Novel but simply can’t seem to get a handle on the words, you might find that you’re pressing too hard in one direction. Look to other forms of …
It’s happening today! Will you join me?
It's not too late to enroll...Join me today as I present my Summer School Lecture: Personal Branding 101 - Building Your IRRESISTIBLE Brand
Cut to the chase and enroll now: http://tinyurl.com/2ayf8bj
Wouldn’t it be great if all you needed for your business was to be an expert at whatever it is you do?
Imagine if all you had to do was build it and they would come?
As I’m sure you’ve discovered, it’s not like that.
In addition to being an expert at what you do, to …
Rick Warren begins his book The Purpose Driven Life with a powerful statement, "It's not about you." Many of us have a hard time believing this life is not all about us, our dreams, our goals and our desire to accomplish great things. But Rick was right. This life is about a very unique and powerful calling to fulfill a higher purpose that only we can bring to completion. There is a contribution to society that only you can make. Unfortunately too many people leave this earth, never having fully lived to their highest potential …