Mindful Entrepreneurship. Serve better clients, better. Wait. What? Yip. I firmly believe we're all of equal value, here, but that we simply are not all compatible. When I say "better clients", I'm therefore referring to clients who aren't trying to change you - personality, pricing or practice - and vice versa. Who values you as you are?Read More
Do you feel more confident and secure in your own decision making process after you engage with your advisors or mentors? I have observed this widely accepted (perhaps cultural) trend of condescension, among gurus, coaches, consultants and other advising professionals.
In essence, whether they're congratulating a client patronizingly, or giving clients a "kick in the pants" for taking "too long" to do something, it's becoming the mainstream approach to dishonour people's inherent wisdom. I don't believe someone who respects your individual sovereignty, i.e. your right, responsibility and basic ability to govern your own life well, will ever engage with you in that way. You?Read More
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
Here's to you, readers. What I hope this will do is give you a quick conversation to have in your head should you find yourself surrounded by folks pushing you to go against your intuition, your vision. Let me know if it helps.Read More
What if your comfort zone is where your greatest success lies? Why not work with your existing habits, rhythms and skill set to serve your clients? That's where you're most confident. It's where you can actually focus on Clients, because your brain isn't wrapped up in all you have to change about yourself! How would this change how You do business?