Posts by Mary Gaul

Generosity and Happiness

communities that seem out of our control.  The good news is, you do have control over your own happiness.  It just takes a bit of focused attention and mindfulness. We all know that doing something nice for someone makes us feel good, right?  Researchers have discovered that even THINKING about doing something generous has real…

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Generosity of knowledge.

Our theme this month is Generosity. Today we are going to focus on generosity of knowledge. Tip # 33 in my book Vitamin C3 for Business: 52 Ideas to Connect, Contribute and Celebrate Your Way to Success, says Don’t Hoard Your Knowledge! As someone who runs a small business, you have learned a lot, if…

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Focused Generosity

We made it through October! As of this morning we have not quite made it through election season! Regardless of which candidate becomes the leader of our country, let’s all take a collective deep breath and remember we are ALL Americans! We have ALL benefited from the founding fathers setting up a system that allows…

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Client Celebrations: Kay Adams

Last Fridays of the month on my favorites because I get to Celebrate with one of my clients!   This month I’m delighted to be celebrating with Kay Adams, a dementia coach and founder of Compassion Works!   Kay is celebrating two big wins in her business this month:  Being listed as “one of Denver’s finest experts…

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Decisions: Data or Guts?

Knowing how you make decisions can lead to you making better and more effective decisions that affect both your business and personal life.  One model is to know if you are more of a Maximizer or a Satisficer? What did you call me? “Maximizers are people who want the very best. Satisficers are people who…

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7 Must Make Decisions for Success!

“Leaders struggle with two challenges when trying to make good decisions: making bad decisions and taking far too long to make them.” – Gino Wickman Here are 7  decisions you must make to be successful.  Decide who you are and how you will show up. Decide who your ideal prospects are and where you will find…

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Action and Accountability

Who are you accountable to? We all have people we are accountable to in our lives… our families, our spouses, our pets, our clients, our partners, our service providers – it can feel overwhelming. Especially as a business owner. Ultimately we are all only truly accountable to ourselves. The word Accountability gets a bad rap…

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ACTION – NOT PERFECTION!

It’s Time to Drop the PerfectionismDo you hold yourself to high standards for everything? If so, you’re not alone. Most gifted people strive for perfection. But what if inflexible standards are slowing you down and holding you back? There’s evidence that constant perfectionism can get in the way of a happy and productive life. It’s…

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Action: 3 steps to making a decision.

“Nothing is more difficult and therefore more precious than to be able to decide.” Napoleon Bonaparte Decision making is one of the keys to taking action in your business and life. More is lost by not making a decision than by making the wrong decision. Entrepreneurs get stuck by not making decisions to take an…

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Client Celebrations: Polly Letofsky

Celebrating Polly Letofsky! Listen to the next conversation with the ray of sunshine Polly Letofsky, Publishing Coach and owner of My Word Publishing, a Self-Publishing Consulting company.  Polly is also a best-selling author of the book 3MPH The Adventures of One Woman’s Walk Around The World.  (I suggest listening to the audible version – Polly reads it herself and…

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