This great article from Liz — one of Ramit Sethi’s students —is about how to make more money in less time and has some terrific tricks to share about triggers.
I can help you create the business that the Harvard School of Business would want, but in my experience, that doesn’t always create a happy business owner, nor the results that inspired you to get into business in the first place. Read the rest of this entry »
Each January first, we wipe the slate of our past in anticipation of what we want in the new year. It’s an annual life do-over. This year, I’m creating a feel-over instead. Read the rest of this entry »
Most of us were raised by grown ups around us who asked constantly what we wanted to be when we grew up. We invested everything in some vocation, job or career, making it the focal point, while the rest of our lives were expected to fall in around our work. For business owners in particular — who may or may not have planned a business career path — it is often the case that business comes first, and life second. Read the rest of this entry »
One of my oft-told stories is of treasure hunter Mel Fisher, and his search for the Spanish galleon ship, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, sunk in 1622 off the Florida Keys. Hidden within his tale may be the answer to your question, “How do I know when to quit my business?”
I’m a pretty easy-going human, and have a level of patience that mostly serves me well. But as poet John Dryden said, “Beware the fury of the patient man.” For, when my fuse burns out —well— insert all fireworks analogies here.
My author crush Danielle LaPorte’s The Fire Starter Sessions has been inspiring me for months as I consider and apply her action-provoking exercises. The most profound, and profoundly simple, is igniting my world (and my clients’). Danielle says, “What if, first, we got clear on how we actually wanted to feel within ourselves, and then we designed our to-do lists?” Read the rest of this entry »
We seem ever-pressed to reduce stress, yet not all stress is the kind we want to avoid. There are actually two kinds of stress: distress and eustress. Read the rest of this entry »
I no longer believe in coincidence, luck, or serendipity. I believe in call-and-response, the power we each have to identify specifically what we want, so the oh-so-friendly Universe can respond with, “Thank you for calling. Your order is ready.” Read the rest of this entry »