It should be easy, shouldn’t it? You dream, you imagine, you picture what your life would be like if it were completely up to you. The search for purpose and meaning is ongoing. The ability to maintain a connection to it is often excruciatingly difficult.
Steven Pressfield, author of “The War of Art,” says that the closer you get to your passion and your purpose the greater your resistance becomes. It seems backward, doesn’t it? Read More
It happens to most of us who are in business for ourselves. You experience a lull in inquiries for your services, or the well has dried up completely. No matter what you do, what you "know" to do, it isn't resulting in new business. Does it mean you need a skills upgrade, or is it a signal that you’re in a transition and you don’t know it yet? Read More
Working to your strengths is not a new idea; it’s been a conversation in the business world for 20-30 years. However, since business tends to give a bigger piece of the pie to people on the sales side, or in leadership roles – if your innate talents aren’t a good match for those roles, you might discount them like I did. Read More
"Why" is a question that has to be answered when you start a business and again – and again - as your business grows and lifestyle needs change. Healthy or not, complicated circumstances or not, if you’re feeling any level of stress regarding your business – or your job – it may be time to reexamine your motivations in order to assess potential conflicts.