Authenticity. What's it mean, beyond the buzzword?

In life, business, relationships, whether publicly or in private solitude, authenticity uses far less energy.  Being authentic, being true to oneself, is not a series of actions or reactions, which may reflect our true thoughts or emotions in one snapshot of time.  Those moments are important, yes, because they reveal issues that affect us adversely so that we can address them, or boundaries that have been violated that we need to reinstate.  Those snapshots are not, however, who you are inherently...

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Boundaries. A Quick Morale Boost.

Boundaries. A Quick Morale Boost.

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. 

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What if your success lies in your Comfort Zone?

What if your success lies in your Comfort Zone?

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?

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e-Newsletters and the subconscious pressure to Reciprocate

On April 1st 2017, I wrote about forced reciprocity on my personal blog - but I didn't write it as an April Fool's joke. Its a real thing. As a speaker, my motivational message (in life or in business) is always an invitation to step into the freedom of authenticity, without rebellion or resentment, so I'm sensitive to where the need for that freedom shows up in our everyday lives.

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Defining Entrepreneurship. Mainstream Media or You?

Defining Entrepreneurship. Mainstream Media or You?

Ryan Carson, CEO and Founder at Tree house, inspired post, with his video on LinkedIn. I touched on this briefly when I shared his post there. Still, I thought, just in case it might inspire someone, I should go a bit deeper on this topic. In his video, Ryan Carson mentioned three pillars of success the media rave about, but are not actual wins, if you want long term success...

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