How does mindset impact someone’s business? It affects all of it. Because what’s in your subconscious really influences about 95% of your life and your experience. And you don’t always know what’s there other than seeing how your life is playing out. So, if you’re not focused on what’s going on at the moment, whenever […]
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Pause To Regain Clarity
“Clarity is essential. The first and most important need for your business is to know what it does, who it does it for, how it does it, and what you ultimately want to create with your business. When there is uncertainty, pause to regain clarity.” What Businesses Need To Know: How to Flourish in Uncertainty […]
What Do Businesses Need To Know Right Now About Storytelling?
How do storytelling and leadership work together? A long time ago, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, I graduated from college and started doing theater as a business, which is unheard of in that part of the country. It’s not a theatre town. I learned that I was going to have to recruit talent – designers […]
What Is Perfection Costing Your Business?
As leaders, we are very visible. We are visible to our clients, team, community, competitors, and vendors. When things go well, we are happy for them to see our success. However, that happiness is a double-edged sword. It can also lead us to hesitate on taking the next risk for fear that these same watchers […]
What Every Business Needs To Know Right Now About Brand
What is a brand? And is the term “brand” only used when referring to a business? Businesses need to understand and know about branding, in general, and understand the term “brand” itself. What does that mean? A lot of times, especially startup businesses, they hear the word “brand” and instantly think, “Oh, that’s just my […]
3 Questions You MUST Ask Yourself To Make Improvements
I first came across the idea of Kaizen when I was working as a professional organizer with chronically disorganized people. I picked up the book One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Mauer (Workman Publishing Company, 2014) and was fascinated by how we can make big changes with little steps […]
What Every Business Needs to Know Right now about Virtual Networking
Why do you need to network virtually? People still want to connect, and virtual networking gives us the opportunity to connect and continue to build relationships. Webinars have replaced seminars. Zoom meetings have replaced networking events. And phone calls have replaced coffee meetings. We all miss the in-person networking, but there’s no sense complaining about […]
Are You Really The Average Of The 5 People You Spend The Most Time With?
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ― Jim Rohn I love this quote. It is a reminder that who you hang out with impacts who you are. Yet the research is clear – you are not an average of the five people you spend the most time […]
What Do Businesses Need To Know Right Now About Self-Empowerment?
Why is self-empowerment so important right now? It’s important because as I started to talk to people, as we went into quarantine, they felt like everything was so uncertain. They felt like they were losing their power and their self-empowerment, not just in business but for themselves as well. So, when that happens, the important […]
Reflect On Your Needs To Accomplish Your Goals
Here’s the real deal. We all know what to do. We know what we need. And we can see the path others need to follow, like a yellow brick road lit up with neon lights. BUT when it comes to our own path, for whatever reason, it doesn’t seem that clear. When I was working […]