First-time leaders: Here’s how you can avoid feeling like a fraud.Read more: First-time leaders: Here’s how you can avoid feeling like a fraud.
-Shift your mindset to quash self-doubt and grow your leadership. As a new leader within a company or a budding entrepreneur, it’s common to feel self-doubt. Imposter syndrome can lead to unhelpful attitudes of perfection-seeking, rigidness and overwhelm. Doubt in leadership can spring up for many reasons. Fear of failing, inexperience, criticism, and inability to […]
Unleash Your Inner Confidence: Mastering the Art of Sounding Confident.Read more: Unleash Your Inner Confidence: Mastering the Art of Sounding Confident.
-Practice techniques to sound confident and become confident. Did you ever walk away from an important conversation, regretting how unsure you sounded? Confidence is essential for job interviews, presentations, sales pitches, negotiations and conflict resolutions. But you don’t always have to be confident to sound confident. There are techniques you can practice to make yourself sound […]
How to get someone interested in what you do in 30 seconds.Read more: How to get someone interested in what you do in 30 seconds.
-Get better results with this new spin on the old elevator pitch. You’ve probably been to a networking event or situation where you had to introduce yourself and your work quickly and effectively. How did you do? If you flunked, you probably learned that you had to have an elevator pitch, a quick and compelling […]
Start getting real – stop trying to meet impossible expectations.Read more: Start getting real – stop trying to meet impossible expectations.
-Authenticity is working with your limits, not against them. I’m the first to admit I have very high standards for myself. So high that I had to do everything by myself for a while, just to be sure that anything that had my name on it would meet my perfectionist standards. It didn’t help that […]
Think like an entrepreneur to energize your work and life!Read more: Think like an entrepreneur to energize your work and life!
-Go from bored to fired up, right where you are. A few weeks ago, I attended a pitch night for entrepreneurs. Some ideas could have been better, but all the entrepreneurs shared one thing. They were on fire, excited about their company and how it could positively impact the world. Being an entrepreneur is not only about […]
Uncover your mind’s Saboteur that holds you back.Read more: Uncover your mind’s Saboteur that holds you back.
–Learn to engage your wiser side to succeed AND be happy. According to Shirzad Charmine, success and happiness don’t always go hand in hand. The author of the New York Times bestseller Positive Intelligence says that the human mind has two conflicting parts, the Saboteur and the Sage. (Think of the cartoon figure with a devil on […]
Everything has cracks, that’s how the light gets in.Read more: Everything has cracks, that’s how the light gets in.
-Let your imperfections guide you to your ultimate success. I love when I get inspired in the oddest places. Today I was at the dermatologist’s office for my annual check-up. I was also secretly thinking about asking him what he could do about the brown spots on my aging skin! While in the waiting room, […]
Now is the time; It’s not too late and you’re not too old.Read more: Now is the time; It’s not too late and you’re not too old.
-You can change, adapt and grow at any stage of life. At sixty-four, Diana Nyad completed a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, becoming the first person to do so without a shark cage. She tried four times before, the first when she was just twenty-eight. At thirty, Jeff Bezos had a secure, high-paying job […]
Destination Success: Goals are your ticket to a first-class life.Read more: Destination Success: Goals are your ticket to a first-class life.
–Be intentional about where you’re going. There’s a famous story about Albert Einstein losing a ticket on a train. When the conductor comes around to collect tickets, Einstein frantically searches his pockets and bags. Recognizing the scientist, the conductor reassures him that it’s okay and that he can purchase another ticket. But Einsten keeps searching for […]
Comfort or success, you don’t get both at the same time.Read more: Comfort or success, you don’t get both at the same time.
To achieve a goal, dream or vision, you must do something different than you’re doing now. If this weren’t true, you would already have what you want or be well on your way.