As a lifestyle and prosperity coach, I have worked with many entrepreneurs and coaches who were struggling to make money in their business or in transitioning their careers. Prosperity coaching is about encouraging, developing, and strategizing with clients, to thrive in all areas of life. Though in my coaching practice I have often use assessments …Read More about Are you a survivor, recognizer, or thriver?
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The entrepreneurial figure has magic to it. Many imagine becoming the fabled hero(ine) and to make it big like Mark Zuckerberg or Sophia Amaruso or Larry Page. For most… not going to happen. Yet, there are a great many that do just fine, without that bigger than life success, thank you. Sadly, a …Read More about Entrepreneurial Success Fundamentals
As an entrepreneur, you must have vision of what you want to achieve and a strong commitment to your purpose. You must also be willing to invest your energy and resources to achieve your goals.
It’s easy to envision all the ways that your life can be great when you achieve your business goals. The challenge is to nurture your physical and psychological wellbeing so you can sustain your momentum as you progress down your path of business growth. So what’s an entrepreneur to do?
Positive psychologists have identified five essential factors that contribute to lasting wellbeing: positive emotions (P), engagement (E) in activities, positive relationships (R), a belief that life has meaning (M), and accomplishment (A). (This is referred to as the PERMA model.)
THIS first post will introduce you to these PERMA factors and ways that they are important for entrepreneurial success. In future posts, we will go deeper in different aspects of this model and how I apply these ideas my work with my coaching clients to energize their efforts and sustain their overall wellbeing.
Vision and Tenacity While there is no sure-fire recipe for building a successful business, we know the traits all successful entrepreneurs have in common. This topic has been studied in business schools for years. How do you stack up? Are you the next Steve Jobs? I recently took a look at several sources of information …Read More about Traits of the Successful Entrepreneur
There’s no denying it: women are being paid less than men for the exact same work. For societal, evolutionary, and traditional reasons, women have historically been more valued in the home and less valued in the corporate workplace – the prior realm of only men with the exception of secretarial positions. Millennials may have a …Read More about How Women Can Get Around Unequal Pay and Be Paid What They Deserve
“We are the engineers of our future, and as such, we need to make SMART decisions, and set the SMART goals that will yield us the successful future we desire.”
This morning I was driving to an appointment and this thought came out of nowhere: “Why do so many people flush their future down the toilet?” Seriously, there are many things that take our future away from us; bad money decisions. bad people and even bad accidents. What makes this so difficult for me is …Read More about Are You flushing Your Future Down The Toilet?
Many years ago I read some powerful words that changed the trajectory of my life. I call them “words of wisdom”. They were recorded in an ancient manuscript by one of the wealthiest men who ever lived on planet earth. He said, “Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster …Read More about Words of Wisdom