There are so many ways to run a business and in my practice, I’ve noticed a lot more of my clients choosing to run what I can only describe as traditional businesses in a soulful way. It is absolutely refreshing. Business is not for the faint of heart. By grounding yourself, digging deep, and taking the time to take care of yourself and fill your soul your business can see a deeper impact and profound longevity.
With Mother’s Day coming and going, I’ve had such a full heart sitting with my own mother and being showered in kisses from my babies (and cleaning up the can of Ginger Ale my four year old dumped all over his head in my van…).
Entrepreneurs have no other option (it seems) then to work hard. We will often spend 16 hour days in the launching of new products or service or to honour the immense responsibility that is payroll and overhead costs. We go on vacations and spend the whole time reading, planning, and answer emails. Hard work and these obsessive qualities are necessary in pioneering stages but there are things you can do to counteract burnout.
When it comes to running a business, recognition is nice. Beautifully styled images are nice. Sales are nice. But when it really comes to growing your business - profitability is KEY. How profitable is your business?
Imagine for me that you are in Inuit land. As far as the eyes can see, there is a blanket of snow covering the icy terrain. You are dressed warmly, and on your feet are leather bound shoes designed for agility as you search for your next kill.
Whether or not you were born into a family who set you up for success and encouraged you to move forward in your life, or into a toxic environment where each move felt like a sabotage on your destiny, you have the power to take your life by the reins and find success.
The most vulnerable place I have ever found myself in is where I speak my truth and risk being disapproved of. Does that resonate with you? Disapproval is a sharp trigger-point for me. I have a tangible need to satiate my self-worth and sense of belonging in other people's opinions.
The other day, I poked around our analytics to see what people were viewing and where they were coming from. It reminded me that when people find Authentically online, they are not only landing on the home page. They are landing somewhere else.
Human beings are quintessentially creative. just look at the primitive tools and cave paintings. or how mankind has used jewelry and make-up to adorn ourselves for centuries. From innovative business ideas, or contemporary Modern Art, we have a need to create How can you infuse more creativity into the day-to-day? Let's explore!
I heard a story recently about a guy who used to own a local machinery sales and rental business back in the early days of e-commerce. Eager to go cyber, the story goes, he wanted a website for his store.
He got one made.
I can't even tell you how excited I am to say: WELCOME 2018! We have been planning launches for 2018 for months and the whole year is designed to help you pull your business & life forward!
I have a difficult time shutting work down in my mind because I’m a bit of a dreamaholic. If I’m not working on client work I find myself thinking about ways to connect with clients and support them in business growth. Well, I did it again because I learned a lot from Episode 5 with Lord Altrincham and I couldn't wait to share it with you.