Entrepreneurs

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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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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Gratitude: Joy of Entrepreneurship!

I love having my own businesses!  I have worked in a wide variety of businesses since my  first W2 job when I was 14 and worked in the corn and milo fields in Kansas.  I have worked in everything from small Mom & Pop stores to a large international wastewater treatment company to a law firm,…

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Mentors: Get One – Be One!

My mentor said, “Let’s go do it’, not ‘You go do it’. How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!’” – Jim Rohn I have this quote in my book, Vitamin C3 for Business, 52 Ideas to Connect, Contribute and Celebrate your way to Success!, in the section on Contributing.  It’s tip # 36 called Mentor O Mentor. …

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Who are your 5 People?

“Stay Away From Negative People. They Have a Problem for Every Solution”  Unknown Who are you hanging out with?  We’re social animals. The vast majority of us need the company of others in order to function and feel fulfilled. That’s why nearly everything that we do is built on a social framework. We play in…

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5 T’s of Accountability

Accountability is about delivering on a commitment. It’s about taking full personal responsibility and creating a strategic set of clear actions to reach a desired outcome.  Personal accountability is the belief that you are fully responsible for your own actions and consequences. It’s a choice, a mindset and an expression of your personal integrity. Here are…

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Accountability- Carrots and Sticks!

Accountability- Carrots and Sticks! Are you motivated more by the Carrot (treat) or the Stick (threat or task)?  In my 5 T’s of Accountability (which we will cover next week, so come back!), I talk about the Treat/Threat other wise known as the Carrot and Stick.   If you are not familiar with the concept, think…

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