You’ve got a plan, a vision even.
It might be bold—say hitting the New York Times bestseller list.
Or finally breaking six or seven figures in your business.
Or maybe you’ve got more modest aspirations—like getting your first client in your new gig.
But it ain’t happening. Continue reading
You’re at a cocktail party and a confident guy strolls over, drink in hand and introduces himself: “Hi, I’m Ted and I’m a visionary. What do you do?”
Happens all the time, right?
Of course not (and if it does, you need new friends).
So why are Twitter and LinkedIn bios littered with titles like “visionary”, “futurist” and “thought leader”? Continue reading
Last year, I plunked down $2,000 for a digital course. I didn’t spend months agonizing over the price point, wringing my hands wondering if it would work for me. I read the expert’s materials, watched his videos, tried his free advice (it worked beautifully), and signed on the dotted line.
My reasoning: If the “free” client experience was that good, imagine what was behind the pay wall?
Best $2,000 I ever spent. Continue reading
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou
Creativity: the renewable and potentially exponential energy source within us all that allows you to transcend the traditional and explore the uncharted.
How you choose to express yours sets you apart from everyone else in your space.
So keeping your creativity stoked matters. Continue reading
Ellen DeGeneres. Daniel Pink. Marianne Williamson. Steven Pressfield. Alexa von Tobel.
What do they have in common?
They do what they do for love.
Don’t get me wrong—they didn’t blindly stumble into success. They are talented and skilled, working with immense discipline and consistency.
But their drive—why they do what they do—comes from love. Continue reading