Self-Care… for you, as a human, and a business owner. What does this mean? And why does it matter? A coach a long time ago told me that self-ish was self-care. It took me a while to get the distinction he was making. How can being selfish be good? Practicing self-care may look selfish to…

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If we don’t have our most basic needs met – food, shelter, a sense of safety – it makes pursuing a higher calling or endeavor much more difficult. 2020 was a challenging year in Maslow terms; the good news is that 2021 is shaping up to be a bit brighter. Watch this video for thoughts…

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I’ve been feeling blah lately; exhausted, blank. I shuffle from room to room, looking for meaning, then forgetting just as quickly why I was in that room, and the blankness returns. Brain fog. I’ve been asking myself what’s wrong with me. My life is good: I have work I love, a fantastic place to live,…

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Chances are over this past year (if you’re like me and the clients and colleagues I speak with), you’ve felt shy, hesitant, and vulnerable in ways you ordinarily don’t when it comes to marketing your business. Given the pandemic, and the uncertainty it’s created, this makes complete sense. If you feel like getting back out…

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If you’re like many of the self-employed people I’ve talked with over the past year, 2020 came with plenty of challenges that sent you scrambling and doing your best to hang on. Survival became the order of the day, and making it through another day, week, or month felt like a victory (and rightfully so).…

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In dieting, there’s an effect that scientists have nick-named the What the Hell effect. This effect is what happens when you’re on a good roll with your food and drinks, then something crazy happens: A piece of cake falls into your mouth! You drink a milkshake! You eat a piece of cheese! In other words, you veer…

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As you look back at 2020, chances are you noticed a few things about yourself and your business – some things you like, some things you may have thought, “Hmm, that could use an upgrade.” Or maybe you went all out and thought, “You know what? It’s time for an overhaul ~ I’m ready for a Reinvention.”…

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Last year was quite a year, and it’s left me with the question of what holds me back – beyond a pandemic, of course. As a long-time business owner, there are plenty of things I could list: negative self-talk, faulty assumptions, out-of-date self-image… Yet through it all, I know there’s a way to overcome what’s been holding me back,…

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Let’s face it – 2020 wasn’t the year any of us thought it would be. As a business owner, you know the importance of staying nimble, being flexible, and keeping your eyes open for opportunities, and it seems 2020 has put those qualities to the test. I was talking with a colleague about this and…

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