Why can’t I say it hurts? I grew up in a "suck it up and wear a smile" culture, but that is not restricted to where I grew up. It didn't help that dance performances reinforced that message in the physical as well, and that I have been dancing for most of my life. I truly thought resilience meant being able to smile, breathe and function like a well-adjusted individual, regardless of what happens to you. I've been through some brutal things and came out smiling because I thought that meant I was no one's victim. What’s your journey been like? Where is it taking you now? I hope this inspires a greater sense of freedom to simply Be.Read More
What can you sustainably do for the next 5, 10, 15 years? Consultants, coaches, naturopaths, speakers, authors, creatives - serial entrepreneurs or small business owners - forget what everyone else expects of you or what you definitively announced and may have to recant. What setting or environment, what pace of life and work, truly brings out your best? Let's see what works for You!Read More
Many of us want more followers, more relevant followers, on social media. If you're in business, you likely want a percentage of those followers to be leads and clients. That just makes sense. Here, I ask you to explore what you're like as a follower, so you can get a greater sense of your followers' experience. Let's look at you, the Follower!Read More
Entrepreneurs. Would you say that you're 'Resilient'? I'm not referring to your outward perseverance or "I don't take 'No' for an answer" approach. I'm referring to, when you're at home thinking through your day, are you completely defeated by all the 'rejection', or is there a spark that keeps you going? Is your inner response "I'll show them", or are you truly fine with honouring their right to be the captain of their own lives? Can you 'Love Beyond Rejection'?Read More
When I started my business 6 years ago, it was in business strategy consulting. Back then, the stats said that 90% of businesses fail within the first 5 years of existence. In 2013, another Forbes article that mentioned that it increased to 80%, but in the first 18 months. Why?
This blog post is designed to help you think through your business' profitability, sustainability of that profitability and diversity of revenue streams. Where's your business going to be in 5 years?Read More