Tag Archives: balance

The Top 5 Ways We Shoot Ourselves in the Foot

Here we are…nearly halfway through the year. It’s a great time to check in on your goals. To assess what’s working, what needs adjusting and where things might be going off course. If you are going strong…you can stop reading. For the rest of you, read on to see if you might be shooting yourself in the foot without even …

Go Ahead

As I do every year, I chose a theme for the year. This year my theme is “Go Ahead”. So why Go Ahead? Go Ahead is…. 1.    marked by energy and enterprise; progressive (as in: a vigorous ‘go ahead’ company) 2.    a sign, signal that one may proceed; green light 3.    energy, spirit; one possessing ‘go ahead’ enthusiasim 4.    readiness …

Expanding, Elevating and Evolving Your Business

As I’ve been conducting interviews for a book I’m working on, one central theme has continued to surface.  When it’s time to expand, stretch and grow toward that larger vision, some big shifts have to occur.  One of the biggest is in understanding, and embracing your call to lead. In each interview, the Trailblazer’s shared that this time feels more …

Does Your Message Challenge You?

Does your message challenge you? It should. Your message needs to be powerful enough to rattle you a little bit.  Or a lot. Your message isn’t just about saying what you think potential clients want to hear. It’s bigger than that.  Don’t let your message get muddled by trying to mechanically follow a particular format or formula to share who …

Have You Ever Felt Boxed In?

If you’ve been around the block a time or two, you’ve no doubt seen, and perhaps studied, the proven ‘formulas’, roadmaps and mentor mandates for how to grow a lucrative business as a consultant, coach or expert. And if you’re anything like most of my free-thinking, freedom loving clients you’re asking yourself this ONE question: Do I REALLY have to …

It’s Time for a Business Checkup!

For most trailblazing businesses, the next 6-9 months are the most crucial in terms of reaching our goals and gaining momentum.  September thru February often drive the most activity, opportunities, creativity and revenue of the year.  To make the most of this window of opportunity requires a strategic approach and flexible mindset.  That’s why I like to do a Business …

5 Secrets to Tapping Into Your Unique Edge

It’s no fun to sense that you’re not tapping into your full potential. Yet, I see this at key growth points in the ambitious business owners I coach. Whether that means breaking into six figures, taking a six figure business into seven figures or just getting a new business profitable. The same hesitancy surfaces-and 90% of the time stems from …

The Wild Idea that Paid Off

Ever wonder how to turn creative ideas or wild insights into a smart business move? My friend Nancy Marmalejo did! Nancy has invited some of the most inspiring people she knows (including yours truly) so you can hear exactly what we did, how we did it, and what the results have been. She’s putting it all together in a series …