Tag Archives: confidence

Leadership in the Now

Our theme for this month is how to live and lead in the now (also published in Conscious Shift Magazine), while creating the future you desire. It’s really very simple; when we learn to be present in the now, to every sensation in this moment, we enjoy our own aliveness. We extract the abundant juice there is for us right …

Are You Resisting what Makes You Unique in Business?

There is something you do that is so unique, so authentic, and so incredibly valuable yet you probably don’t even recognize it.  It’s your Signature Advantage™. Your Signature Advantage™ is what makes you incredibly effective at what you do. It’s not about your subject matter expertise.  It’s deeper than that.  It’s what your clients, colleagues and friends come to you …

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 …

[3Cs] Capability: Blazing a Bigger Trail

This is the final post in a 3-part series to help you identify where you are in growing your business, and where to focus next in order to achieve your goals. The Trailblazer Triangle has helped my private clients and past Think Tank participants zero in on the exact area of focus to fuel their growth. This model reflects three …

[3Cs] Get Past the Capacity Crunch

This is the second in a 3-part series to help you identify where you are in growing your business, and where to focus next in order to achieve your goals. The Trailblazer Triangle, a tool I’ve used with private clients, is a model reflecting three unique yet common challenges most trailblazers regularly face. Get your copy of the Trailblazer Triangle …

[3Cs] Communicate with Clarity

After years of coaching innovators, trailblazers and change makers, I’ve noticed three unique yet common challenges most trailblazers seem to face—communicating with clarity, creating enough capacity to reach their goals, and building the infrastructure (capability) required to sustain business success.  I’ve created and used the Trailblazer Triangle with my clients to illustrate this growth cycle. Get your copy here: https://shawndriscoll.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/trailblazer-triangle-R3.pdf …

The Power of Why

  She sat there at the table considering whether it was time to let go of her consulting services.  “Maybe it’s time to just focus on the speaking, training and publishing.” she said.  “I can’t keep up with it all and the consulting has me traveling so much that everything else is getting shortchanged.”   In many ways, this plan …

Are you solving the right problem?

As a business owner, the ability to solve the right problem is critical.  Every business, no matter how successful, faces challenges that require the business owner to put their ‘strategist hat’ on and sort through what’s going on. One of the things I learned early in my career was the value in looking beyond the symptom, beyond the obvious situation …

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 …

Motivation RX

It’s that time of year. The March malaise can set in. (They don’t call it March Madness just for college basketball!) Feeling funky, stressed, sluggish or simply uninspired? No worries. I’ve got a cure for that. I dug into the archives to bring you a refreshed Motivation RX right when you need it most. Cure #1: Clean up your TIPS. …