I love this time of year. The excitement of the new year has faded and our goals are taking shape in a tangible way. In addition to persistence, something that always moves me into right action is gratitude. I have learned that persistence and gratitude together keep me moving forward in a purposeful way. Gratitude is a magnetizing attitude that puts you in the highest form of vibration in order to
Today’s blog topic is one that is especially fresh in my thoughts as I have been writing, brainstorming, visualizing and designing (phew, I’m tired!) my first creative guide these past few weeks. It is a topic that I struggle with more than I care to admit and something I have only recently begun to confront head on. I’m also betting that, if you are a passionate creative, it is something you have struggled with on some scale in the past too.
It took me a few years but I finally learned some truths about being an artist. What? Are you asking yourself what does this have to do with you? If you are like I once was, you may be thinking, “I am not an artist. I am a coach, or I am a personal trainer, or I am a doctor.” In the foreword of the brilliant book, The War of Art,
You have that great idea that you are certain will bring in money. Or, perhaps you have a passion and you want to make a living while pursuing it. You might be an expert in some area and you want to roll that into a money-making project. You have your dream, created your vision board, developed the skills/products necessary to seduce clients, and you even have the positive mindset to stay the course through
Spring is here and this is a great time for solopreneurs to take advantage of this change of seasons to do some business spring planning. I think of spring as a time of resurrection, rejuvenation, renewal, and rebirth. It brings amazing bursts of color, warm breezes, and sunshine. Spring brings with it a unique hope and energy that invigorates, inspires, and changes attitudes, pulling us from the winter doldrums. With spring
Empathy is the most important word in marketing and business. But this word isn’t usually mentioned. Empathy is the ability to stand in the shoes of another. In blogging terms, empathy means that we can get a sense of what your readers’ needs and wants are. And that’s important because if what we offer fulfills their needs, they become fans. By deeply understanding the thoughts, needs and challenges of your
I think women are amazing! Happy International Women’s Day! Think about it for a moment. If you are like me, you know many insanely gifted, talented, and creative women who care deeply about the well-being and thriving of all life. There are many women fitting that description so I celebrate women all over the world. International Women’s Day acknowledges and honors women for our accomplishments and contributions on all levels and raises awareness about