Tag Archives: confidence

Getting The Most From Your Conference Investment

True confession: until last month, I hadn’t been to a multiple day conference in almost five years. I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that in public, but the truth is, I just didn’t HAVE to. My business has grown steadily … Continue reading

How To Get Your Swagger On

Do you ever hesitate before hitting the real (or metaphorical) send button on something you know will put you smack in the bulls-eye for criticism? Maybe it’s a risky new program that is a big dream of yours, a controversial … Continue reading

How To Delight Clients By Being Different

Unless you were the star athlete or prom queen, being “different” in high school was challenging at best. Your peers liked conformity—you were expected to follow the unwritten rules of their time and place. So if you were the nerd, … Continue reading

Stepping Into The Spotlight

It’s your turn. And it doesn’t matter if you’ve done it 100 times or this is your first rodeo—stepping into the spotlight is a courageous act. It requires letting go, trusting that you’ve done the work and are ready to … Continue reading

Going Rogue

I’m taking a short respite this week, so please enjoy this post from last July you may have missed… You know there’s something bigger you’re ready to do. Grow your practice, expand your platform, finally write that book. But what … Continue reading

Going Rogue

You know there’s something bigger you’re ready to do. Grow your practice, expand your platform, finally write that book. But what got you to where you are right now won’t get you there. You’re ready to go rogue. To break … Continue reading

Ditch The Lemonade Stand Mindset

In my first company, we quickly outgrew our office space. Expansion wasn’t an option and to make things worse, we were in the midst of a booming commercial rental market. We scoured the city with our broker for months, searching … Continue reading

The Remarkability Equation

Are you remarkable? How about your work? Remember how good it felt the last time someone you respect gave you that compliment? How amazing would it feel if your day was chock-full of remarkable work with those who need—and appreciate—it? … Continue reading

You Finished Your Big Project. Now What?

There is something about finishing what we start that feeds us. It’s a lifecycle—with a beginning, middle and end. If you work on projects, this is a natural way of life. This week, I’m awash in the glow that comes … Continue reading

The Battles Worth Fighting For Your Brand

There is a dirty little secret nobody tells you when you start your own business. You have to fight for your brand. You are the chief warrior—the hero—for the promises you make. Which means you decide when to lead, when … Continue reading