Archive for the ‘Personal Development’ Category

Live in The Deep End

I love the phrase LIVE IN THE DEEP END. I know it may be a bit too corny for some of you – and that’s okay I love the phrase! The deep end is a beautiful place, it’s the place of transformation, it’s where I can wrestle with my life, my work, my place in the […]

LIVE BIG and DREAM BIG

Life is too short to not LIVE BIG and DREAM BIG! It really is. Yet are we doing it. And do we even know how?

The Power of Perseverance TEDxSMCC

Michelle Neujahr had no idea how much she would need the motivational tapes she grew up listening to. Her story of overcoming numerous difficulties and the negative voices in her head that threatened to keep her down will inspire you. Her message teaches us to not give up as she shares her story of perseverance

Your Challenges ARE Your Opportunities

Life is NOT easy. Business is hard. Bad stuff will happen, people will let us down and things will not go our way. And sometimes all these things will happen in one day.

AND We have a choice. Every day we get to choose how we respond to the bad stuff. We can see it as a stumbling block or as an opportunity for growth. The choice is ours.

10 Ways to Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover.” Mark Twain 1. Give yourself permission to THINK BIG. I love hanging with […]

11 Tips for Managing Your Brand

‘A brand that captures your mind gains behavior. A brand that captures your heart gains commitment.’  Scott Talgo, Brand Strategist Realize you are a brand. Many of us don’t think of ourselves as a ‘brand’ but we are. Take time to really think about your brand or what you want your brand to be. What’s […]

Best Ways to Manage Your Body

“Take care of your body.  It’s the only place you have to live.”  Jim Rohn Build physical activity into your daily life. It’s a proven fact – we feel better and have more energy when we exercise regularly. Breathe! Stress causes us to breathe shallowly. Take time to breathe deeply a few times throughout the […]

21 Ways to Make 2016 Your #BestYear

Maintain a GOOD ATTITUDE. No matter what 2016 brings your way – a good attitude will help you through it. Let go of expectations. When we expect things to happen or people to behave a certain way – we set ourselves up for disappointment and frustration. Stop expecting other people to be as dedicated to your plans and ideas […]

Ways to Effectively Manage Your Personal Life

“Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.”  Corita Kent Have FUN! Take time every day for some fun. Life shouldn’t be serious all the time. If we forget to take time to play and laugh, we may burn out quickly. Entrepreneurs tend to be work horses. We often do not […]

Tips for Managing Your Relationships

“Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else. Nothing exists in isolation. We have to stop pretending we are individuals that can go it alone.”  Margaret Wheatley Relationships are all we have. They are critical. Our personal and professional lives can not be separate – […]