What happened when Real Erica showed up Mar 01, 2020

Doubt crept in. And Erica was hiding.

She had the perfect excuses, -ahem, I mean reasons- to NOT grow her business…

Not enough time. Not enough know-how.

But the NUMERO-UNO reason she lurked in the shadows of her own business?

It's terrifying to be seen

You get it - what if someone...

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What failure really looks like Feb 23, 2020

A year ago, a teacher friend of mine - who’s on my email list - approached me at our kids’ soccer game.

He said, “Your emails are SO helpful! I try & teach what you teach to my students - thank you for your work.”

I was flabbergasted & honored - this friend is not...

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Why can’t you just stay put for once? Feb 16, 2020

My brain can get itchy. Like - it loves what it’s doing right now, and it also wonders, What else is out there?

It’s the reason I’ve moved out of every job I’ve ever had - they get too comfortable. Sometimes it’s boring…sometimes I just want a new challenge.

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I figured out what makes us so unhappy Feb 09, 2020

I want to start out today by saying that I didn’t mean to turn into the giant ASSHOLE that I did.

But it was two weeks before Christmas & I was sitting on my best friend couch.

We were enjoying the fire and the fact that the men were in a completely different room watching their noisy...

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The one thing you need to get to the next level Feb 02, 2020

Courageous people are a different breed than me.

Courageous people are those who do scary, hard things - like Navy SEALS, First Responders. Or people with illnesses or challenges that persevere…

Courageous people do really badass shit outside the realm of possibility for me.

I did not see...

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Create Success From The Clutter Jan 26, 2020

As you can imagine, she was overwhelmed.

She’d been recovering mentally & physically from breast cancer for 4 years…

And had left corporate America to launch her own business. 

She had ALL THE IDEAS. Tons of experience.

Mucho mucho training & certifications.

But what did...

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What to do when you don’t know what to do Jan 19, 2020

You know that place in your life when you’ve realized SOMETHING has to change?

Or you’ve got a gut instinct that something is about to SHIFT…and you have no idea what it’s gonna look like?

Maybe you don’t even know HOW you WANT it to look in the future!

You sit...

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3 tools to move you forward in the low moments Jan 12, 2020

Here are 3 tools you can use today to help you move forward when you feel sluggish or low…

Fairly easy tools you can do right now.

Tool 1: Look Back/Look Now

First, I think back about a year - and remember some things I really wanted for myself. 

Once I remember the gist of those...

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I’ve already failed in the New Decade Jan 05, 2020

I’ll be honest with you, friend. I could NOT get my shit together at the end of 2019.

Yea, yea - it was holidays. All the family things. Gifts to buy & wrap. And travel.

So much distraction & overwhelm.

I spent a lot of time comparing myself to what other people were doing, and that...

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My Holey Brain Dec 29, 2019

Today I gave a cursory glance to my right at a stop sign. Turned left.

And THEN it registered in my brain there was a car at that stop sign who CLEARLY had the right of way.

Oh, God. I’ve turned into THAT jackass.

Sigh. It’s time to admit I have a problem.

I’m always thinking...

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Decision Fatigue : Get A Little More Energy This Week Dec 22, 2019

Back in the olden days of 1980-something, my dad complained about the thousands of decisions he’d make every day at work.

As a teenager, I’d sarcastically think, Jeez, Dad. Poor you.

I mean, how hard is it to make decisions all day long?

Sounds like a luxury! I mean - kids...

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Is Something WRONG With Me? Dec 15, 2019

I’ve been checking out social media on and off over the last month, and I’m always both impressed and stunned by what people can pull off during the most difficult most wonderful time of the year.

How does everyone else out there DO IT ALL??

All those parents who make their little...

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