You REALLY wanted that client to say yes, but she’s going to hire someone else. You’re bummed into paralysis. Continue Reading →
Tag Archives | energy
Got a project you can’t seem to get to, no matter how many post-its, reminders, dangling carrots, or other tricks you’ve tried? Continue Reading →
It’s easy to work more often than is sustainable long-term, especially if you love your work. (A business owner’s work is never done!) But I have a couple of EASY weekly rituals to assure your time off is just that. Continue Reading →
A year ago as part of my annual planning process, I committed to doing all my networking virtually, a counter-intuitive move for one whose work is so personal. So how did this experiment work? Let’s just say my mobanker is still wondering if I’ve changed professions.
Just when our culture pulls us toward more parties and to-do lists than ever, this seasonal force of nature’s darker days drags us into energetic respite. So what’s a busy entrepreneur to do? Continue Reading →
It’s been two years since my first blog post, and tomorrow I’m celebrating with my fabulous team by planning our next year’s growth. I know what’s up my sleeve, but can’t wait to see what these talented humans will pull out of their party hats. Continue Reading →
Partly because we love our work, and partly because we think we are that damned important, we routinely persevere beyond our limits with a plan to catch up during the weekend, while on vacation, on retirement, or even after death. Yet we also know that borrowing from tomorrow’s capacity isn’t ultimately sustainable.
One of the best things I learned during Resident Assistant training at SMU was to count to ten before confronting an emotional situation. New insight from Jill Bolte Taylor, the brain scientist who survived her own stroke, suggests counting to 90 might be more helpful. Continue Reading →
You can see it coming, one mutha of a bubble ahead filled with more than usual project deadlines. Perhaps you’re onboarding a big new client who needs extra attention, or playing a crucial role in an upcoming family wedding, in addition to your usual daily tasks. You might be able to survive a day or two with some Gitterdun, but gritting your teeth for much longer isn’t sustainable. Continue Reading →