The Hardest Thing I've Had To Admit ... Nov 28, 2019

Sometimes the things that affect our business, don’t have anything to do with the business itself.

It has to do with our own internal struggles that we deal with on a day to day basis.

It’s difficult to admit but…

I used to let my weight affect my business.

Sounds a little out...

Continue Reading...
Ever Get Caught Up In Originality? Nov 26, 2019

Do you ever feel like you can’t put your stuff out there because it’s not 100% your idea?

With all the content that’s out there, it’s easy to see why getting hung up on being 100% original all the time can freeze us in the moment.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur or...

Continue Reading...
It’s not too late Nov 24, 2019

Jack sat at the table, incredibly agitated. He’d seen a man across the dining room of the restaurant and was upset by him.

The man, an older man - well into his 70s - was having a bottle of wine, eating alone.

His solitude made Jack sad, so he created a story that the man was awaiting a...

Continue Reading...
Freedom is in the Planning Nov 17, 2019

Annie & I had about 7 minutes left on our call back in September when I asked about her marketing plan for the holiday season.

She groaned & said she hadn’t thought about it.

I said, “Let’s bang it out now. We can hammer out all 10 weeks of content topics & a...

Continue Reading...
I Was Blindly Following Everyone in Authority Nov 10, 2019

I’ve shared a damaging habit keeping me from what I want: asking permission.

This week, I’ve got another terrible habit to share - kind of a sister habit.

What is it?

Constantly looking to everyone else as an expert.

Asking their input, gathering their opinions, and seeing if they...

Continue Reading...
How I've Been Stuck... Nov 03, 2019

It doesn’t matter how long we’ve been in business, there is something that keeps us stuck. 

Something that overwhelms us. 
Something that we don’t feel we do well. 

And I’m not immune to this. 

When I was making the transition from teacher to a business...

Continue Reading...
Instead of chasing the vision, here's how you make it right! Oct 29, 2019

I recently went to the coast to attend the wedding of my friend.

And during that wedding, I remembered every tiny step she had planned to make her vision come to life.

It reminded me that sometimes we don’t give ourselves the grace to know that it can take a long time to get to where we...

Continue Reading...
Stop the overwhelming Whack-A-Mole strategy in your business! Oct 22, 2019

Being a solopreneur, you have to wear all the hats.

You take care of one thing and then another thing shows up.

It doesn’t matter if you get one thing done, you end up having another thing show up right after.

It’s like a constant game of Whack-A-Mole.

One great example of this is...

Continue Reading...
Why webinars felt sleazy to me Oct 20, 2019

I need to be honest with you...

For 2 years, I’ve put off doing The Webinar.

If you’re in the online space at all, you know webinars are a routine & important part of business.

But I didn’t want to do one. It somehow felt sleazy to me - EVEN THOUGH I TAKE WEBINARS ALL THE...

Continue Reading...
Is The Race To "Six-Figures" Worth it? Oct 17, 2019

When you log onto social media, you can be bombarded with tons of messaging about how "you can make it to six-figures". Everyone scrambling, and hustling to get to this magical number that's representative of their income. 

They preach what's GOING to work for you. 

The perfect business...

Continue Reading...
How I Stopped Asking My Husband for Permission Oct 13, 2019

I looked at my husband and said, “I need your opinion.” His ears perked up - I had his full attention.

“Do you think we’ll make it?” I asked, wanting him to soothe my worries about my business succeeding.

He looked at me - wanting to give me the answer I desperately...

Continue Reading...
The EASIEST Strategies to Motivate You to Take Action Oct 06, 2019

I’m a time traveler.

Sometimes when I’m working with a client, she’ll be frustrated with herself or a situation. She’ll be angry that she’s not moving faster or that a conflict is keeping her stuck.

And then I simply ask, “Hey, last year at this time - how...

Continue Reading...