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Just Say NO

I’m getting straight to the point today.  Because I’m a straight shooter and you know I like to tell it straight up in a no-nonsense way. The reason you’re constantly running yourself ragged, plowing through one unfilling project after the next and sitting in countless snooze-fests, also known as meetings, is because you’re not doing it right.  The “it” I’m referring to is your ability to say “No.” You’re so preoccupied with what other people might think if you turn down that seemingly fabulous invitation.  Or overly concerning yourself of what others are doing and if they’re doing IGTV, so […]

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Why Are You Here?

On a regular basis, women ask me, what do they need to do to achieve their goals?  These women are smart and fierce and savvy. They aren’t looking for a one-and-done solution or quick fix. They know that won’t stick.  Yet, they understand that there are key actions you can take to create the results you want faster and with more ease.  So I ask, “Are you acting as if?” It sounds simple and almost childish (or maybe it’s just me – the phrase “as if” was all over the place during my tween years).  But truly, do you… Act […]

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Measure YOUR Progress for Success

There’s this bit of advice that keeps popping up.  An idea about one major key to success.  When a nugget of truth continually gets on my radar, I know it’s time to listen.  And because I love this community so freakin’ much and want nothing more than for your business to reach the stratosphere, I’m sharing it here.  Ready? If you genuinely want to succeed in your business, there is one simple step to take… Stay in your lane.  Run your own race.  Or in other words – measure your progress and your progress alone.  Super simple but sort of […]

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Oh Fudge, There’s Only 1 Month Left in the Year!

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you.  And no, you didn’t sleep through a few weeks of the month.  For my team and I, we really have only one month left in our year.  You see, we’re shutting down for the entire week of Thanksgiving and then again during the last two weeks of the year.  So we only have four weeks left to wrap up this year with a bow. When I realized that, I admit, light panic set in. A clenching of my chest.  Holy smokes, there’s some much left to do – newsletters, social media posts, gifts for […]

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Do You Approach Your Team with a Growth Mindset?

I have a confession – I used to think I was “bad” with people. For years, I told myself that people didn’t like me because I didn’t know how to talk with them and didn’t understand how to be a good teammate to them.  And for all those years, it kept me safe. And at a distance. And deeply unhappy and unfulfilled.  On my work teams, I’d seek out any and every opportunity to perform my work independently.  I’d remain silent in meetings.  I blamed others for my dissatisfaction.  And it caused huge fractures on my work teams.  I heard […]

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How to Prepare for BIG Events

Guess what?  The other day I had my mind blown!  I was not expecting it at all but there I was, sitting in a coaching session with a brand expert talking about my astrology chart.  As if that wasn’t already outside my norm, that’s when she hit me with it – the exact steps I should take when needing an energy boost.  My Vitality Practice, as she called it.  It turns out I gain energy through breath-work, which I had an inkling about.  And learning, which I knew.  But also, talking to people? What the what?!? This introvert was stunned. […]

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Start Being the Leader Your Business is Waiting For

Earlier this year, my coach taught me all about THE GAP.  But it wasn’t the gap I was expecting.  I know about the chasm between your thoughts and facts (such great news, right?!?).  And that there’s a difference between fixed mindset and growth mindset.  Oh, there’s also the giant hole between management and leadership.  No, the gap she told me about is what appears when we talk about difficult conversations.  Let me back up a bit. Usually, we experience a situation with someone that is less-than-great.  Maybe your assistant consistently allows newsletters to go out with spelling errors after she’s […]

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Get Off the Damn Phone – Here’s How

Want to be more productive? Get more accomplished in your day?  Simply not want to feel so far behind for once? Get off the damn phone! Was that too harsh for you? Well, this concept is something I feel so strongly about that sometimes, I shoot off at the mouth (or shall I say fingertips). But seriously, do you truly know how much time you spend looking at your device, checking emails to see what the latest sale is at Loft, spying on what your fav business guru is up, pondering whether to finally buy that ring light to make […]

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