Last week I wrote about one of two clients who shared a similar experience – letting go of an anchor that was keeping them tied down. The result has surprised them both. Anchors in our lives can keep us grounded and can provide a sense of permanence. Anchors can also weigh us down and hold us back.
Here’s what happened:
Anchor 2. Marsha developed a friendship with her manicurist, Sally. During her monthly manicure they would talk and have a good time. Soon they were sharing personal information as friends often do. The… Continue reading
This is sixth in a series of blogs for those who want to start their own business. By now you’re committed, you know what your financial situation is, you’ve started your savings cushion, you’ve proven that your business is feasible and you’ve got an idea on how you will spend your time. Congratulations!
Step 7: Answer these questions: Do you have organization systems set in place to support you? Have you thought about keeping things rolling? Do you have automatic systems and a rhythm to ensure you’re not going to have an avalanche of… Continue reading
I’m so inspired by two of my clients. They each let go of an anchor that was keeping them tied down. The result has surprised them both. Neither one had realized that their anchor was holding them back, draining their energy and keeping them from new opportunities. Here’s what happened:
Anchor 1. Mary (an assumed name) had been submitting bi-weekly columns to a publication for a number of years. She enjoyed the notoriety that came with a prestigious publication. It was the first publication that would accept her work. She had lots… Continue reading
This is fifth in a series of blogs for those that want to start their own business. By now you’re committed, you know what your financial situation is, you’ve started your savings cushion and you’ve proven that your business is feasible. Congratulations!
Step 6: When will you be ready to launch your business?
There’s still some additional work you can do before you launch your business.
Tip 1: Determine when you’ll have your cushion saved up. Keep track of your savings and how much you’re adding each week and each month. Reviewing your progress… Continue reading
At the beginning of the year I make all sorts of plans and set all sorts of goals. When the plans are made I’m enthusiastic about the months ahead. However, I don’t always take action and it made me wonder why.
People at the top of every profession share one quality – they get things done. This quality can catapult success and advancement faster than anything else. This is such a simple idea, however not many people have taken it to heart. There is an endless number of reasons – something else came up, I’m… Continue reading