Pushing Water Uphill With A Rake?

I love this expression!  It gives you a clear image of a struggle!  Something seemingly futile, but we keep on trying over and over.  Can you relate to that in your business?  In my work with Entrepreneurs, I often see them struggling with the same thoughts and actions in their business.  They are doing what…

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CLARITY: Routines and Resolutions

We are closing out the 3rd full week of January!  How are you doing on your new year goals and resolutions?  Statistics show that by the 3rd Monday (known as BLUE MONDAY), most resolutions to be healthier, spend more time with loved ones, go to bed or get up earlier, and action to grow your…

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CLARITY: Does your business need readers?

Last week I was leading the first Get It Done Already day of the year.  We were all moving through our lists and getting it done!  In the afternoon one of the attendees made a statement that she should remember to not wear contacts next time, because she was experiencing eye strain from working on…

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CLARITY: How do you want to feel?

First FAB Friday in 2020!  Happy New Year and New Decade!   There is a lot of pressure on these first few weeks of the year.  Do you feel it?  We have to have our goals written down and action plans put in place.  Then there are those darned resolutions!   Of course I want you to…

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VISION: Joy & Happiness!

Last FAB Friday in 2019!  Quick!  Grab an actual pen and piece of paper! Now set a timer on your phone for 10 minutes! Make a list of all of the things that bring you Happiness & Joy! What does your list look like?  Are their lots of things listed or are you staring at…

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VISION: Past, Present and Future

A Christmas Carol, a novella written by Charles Dickens, has timeless themes found in movies, music, and even beer! Ebeneezer is a harsh, lonely miser of a man, who is visited by the ghost of his former partner, Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future. After reflecting on these scenes, his…

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Do you see what I see?

In the classic Christmas song, Do You Hear What I Hear?, based on the Bible story of the 3 kings/wise men, there is a bright and shining star guiding them to visit the birthplace of Jesus.  Said the night wind to the little lambDo you see what I seeWay up in the sky little lambDo…

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While Visions of Sugar Plums Danced in Their Heads

In the beloved poem, A Visit From St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore, the children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. Just what is a sugarplum? According to Wikipedia… A sugar plum can be a piece of dragée or hard candy made of hardened sugar in a…

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Gratitude: Experiences not things!

It’s Black Friday and the official holiday shopping season has begun.  I love giving gifts and have a special knack for finding just the right thing. Paying attention to something someone mentions in a conversation, and then tying that to a gift fills me with joy and gratitude for making another happy.  I love receiving…

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Connection through Conversations!

I love a good conversation with someone new or an old friend! Learning their stories, their gifts, being a resource for them, building on common interests and history. We all need to connect to other human beings and conversation is the way to start that connection. The happiness report on the website www.actionforhappiness.org states: “People with strong and…

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