Too often, the world makes us feel as though we are inferior. As much as I adore the beautiful pages of Vogue magazine (especially September's edition), it's easy to put it down feeling as though I'm not skinny, creative, or rich enough to consider myself successful. Our culture is really good at telling us how to [...]
You can be free to create simply for the love of creating. No more hiding in the fear-based excuses of “other people are better writers” or “what if this or that person doesn't like it?” Creating with fear based motives makes crap-work anyway. Laying down expectations may free your creative muse.
During a season of managing a concierge team at an international hotel, I learned quite a bit about connecting with people who speak completely different languages and communicate their desires in...well...interesting ways. Aside from the struggle of communicating with foreign speakers, using gestures and smiles, there was the constant challenge of navigating office politics, calming upset customers, [...]
We're all familiar with the idea of "conquering" or "slaying" fear, but what if fear was there to help us? What if we could make peace with fear by simply acknowledging it and giving it it's place? Here, we will explore how fear can work in our favor...
When asked about your future plans... What’s your initial response? Do you have a tidy, bullet-point presentation to give in 30 seconds or less? Or do you impulsively begin rambling on, creating wide-eyed confusion? Whichever side you’re on, a holistic take to this question may help you resolve the "five-year-plan" conundrum. Instead of making plans, invest in discovering who you [...]
Women's Business Coaching in Hawaii This weekend marked a milestone in my personal journey and vision for coaching creative, female entrepreneurs. I truly couldn't be more happy with how things turned out, either! Of course, there are many things I hope to improve in the next retreat, but for the very first one, I left plumped to [...]
As an entrepreneur, staying creativly inspired is crucial to a thriving businesses. But what happens when our inner Picaso decided to take a vacation? If you've experienced weeks of writers block or just a simple lack of creative direction, here are some ways to keep that creative fire alive...
They said it wouldn’t be easy, but when you took on being your own boss, I bet you didn’t think you were so difficult special to manage. Today we will talk about fighting off the dwarfs! In your world, ain’t nobody got time for grumpy, lazy, dopey, sneezy, sleepy, and bashful… So how do you “boss” yourself?
To become memorable to the Millennial consumer, we must start with understanding our brand's authenticity. In this post, you will find suggestions on how to bring that genuine presence to your brand, on & off line.
We know caring for new visitors on your site can be likened to the “first impression”, but we don’t have to sweat it if our site is communicating an invitation of warmth and thoughtful intent. Here's some tips to help...