The Art of Facilitation

The Art of Facilitation

A client asked me to accompany her to her first workshop this morning.  Let me tell, it was difficult to agree to do so since today is Saturday.  Remember that song, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun?  Well, that is me!   But I agreed to sit in for a hefty fee because I also wanna have FUNDS...good-bye Stinson Beach hike and picnic!   Although her content was great, I felt that Continue reading

Five Reasons You are Losing Business

Five Reasons You are Losing Business

Communication is a critical factor in building professional relationships. So often misunderstandings and mis-connections arise around communication. Learn some of the critical factors that can make or break a connection in an instant.  Following is a list of five reasons you are losing business (of course, there are other reasons that may need to be addressed): 1. You are talking too Continue reading

How Thoughts Can Sabotage Your Business

How Thoughts Can Sabotage Your Business

Do you ever sabotage your business?  This would look like procrastination, not following up, not focusing on the right activities, and more.   At one time I thought that how I spent my time was the vital ingredient in determining how well I succeeded. While that is true, I now also realize that how I think determines how I spend my time. I once read "A New Earth: Awakening to Your Continue reading

Are You Facing Your Fear – Pt 2

Are You Facing Your Fear – Pt 2

I shared a post that I wrote last week with my mastermind group and, surprisingly, it received a lot of interest.  Why? Because everyone relates to the fear we face trying to build successful businesses.  Whether you are just gathering the courage to strike out on your own or you have been at it for a while, at some point you will have to know how to prevent fear from stopping you Continue reading

Are You Facing Your Fears?

Are You Facing Your Fears?

As entrepreneurs the most daunting obstacles to reaching our biggest vision for our business are our unique personal fears. We do not always realize that we are deciding not to pursue a great opportunity or try something new in our business due to fear. We get locked into an idea of how we should market, sell, manage, or structure our day. These ideas are often based on habit, outdated perceptions or our past Continue reading

Are You Thinking Like The Boss?

Are You Thinking Like The Boss?

If you want your business to succeed, it is important to study how successful entrepreneurs think so you can start thinking in the same way. Most start ups do not have a clue what they are about to get themselves into. If you think that you are creating your own job rather than a growing business, you very well might end up as merely minimally self-employed. Self employed means you have a skill, you decide Continue reading

Is It True or Just What You Believe?

Is It True or Just What You Believe?

I am currently reading The Nature of Personal Reality by Jane Roberts for my personal and spiritual development.  Following is an excerpt from the book that was a big reminder for me and perhaps it will be for you also:   You form the fabric of your experience through your beliefs and expectations. These personal ideas about yourself and the nature of reality will affect your thoughts and emotions. You take your Continue reading