What mindset are you cultivating as an entrepreneur?

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When it comes to running your own consulting or coaching business, your attitude and mindset are just as important—or more important—than the strategy and tactics you use to get new clients and deliver great results.

As in life, there will always be great times as well as challenging times that will test your spirit and resolve. We don’t always have control over what happens, so it’s important to be flexible and adapt to changes but stay the course and persevere, no matter what comes your way. By developing a realistic, “go […]

A powerful way to kick off 2018: Create a 3-year vision

The word Vision made from Scrabble piecesWhen it comes to attracting amazing opportunities and powerful partners, resources and customers that really FIT with your business, you’ve got to have a Vision.

Vision goes deeper than your skill set and your experience.

What Vision does is give your business its compass. It has to be clear and compelling because it becomes a powerful statement you will communicate to others to help them instantly recognize what you do and what you stand for.

Having a solid Vision that captures the essence of you is one of the […]

What’s your ONE THING for 2018?

As consultants, coaches and small business owners, the entrepreneurial life can be great.

But like anything it has its own share of challenges with balancing your work, your life and your overall well-being.

I’ve got links to a short couple of articles on the subject of incorporating ONE THING I think are definitely worthwhile reading.

One is on a professional theme, while the other has a really unique take on personal self-care.

Professionally: When it comes to business, this is a great article by Michael Hyatt (yes, I’m referring to him again…he has great advice!). It’s […]

New entrepreneurs: Do you have the Angst Factor?

One of the scariest things about starting up a business (especially if for the first time) is that nagging “Angst Factor”. You know, the voice inside that keeps saying How the heck am I going to make this work?

The primary reason for thinking this way is when you decide to make the leap from executive to entrepreneur, there are so many unknowns. You can do all the research and preparation in the world, have your “shingle” ready to hang out, your vision and mission in place, but somehow those tangible, practical things can suddenly take on a different feel when you’re […]