10 Ways to Attack the Email Monster

Every day, we get questions from smart, successful, self-employed professionals who want more in their business and their lives.  Today, we attack the email monster… Janice asks: Ack! Help! What do I do with all this email? There’s only one thing I hate worse than mopping the floors … …and that’s dealing with the endless […]

4 Steps to Create a Turn-Key Business (and life)

You’re a smart, hardworking entrepreneur, and you’re moving fast. You are highly educated in your field and your business is growing and getting busier each day. But somehow, you find yourself stuck. You’re doing more tasks that take you away from your core business, you are working more and earning less. You need help. Wouldn’t […]

Why the Law of Attraction Doesn’t Work

Dallas is a beautiful town, I think.  I wouldn’t know because I’ve been in a  hotel conference boardroom with a speaker client doing a 2 Day Turnaround session to clarify her business message and clear her head.  We’re knee deep in “stuff” and it’s a blast getting everything organized into a plan. Just as I […]

How do I prioritize all the stuff I have to do?

I get questions all the time about how to get more done with less stress. This week, Nancy asks: Q: Nancy asks, “How do I prioritize what’s important, when it all seems so urgent?” A: You know I’ve got a list right now of 234 tasks that I absolutely want to get done. The question […]

3 Things You Can Learn About Business from the Wild Animal Kingdom

Have you ever stopped, I mean really stopped for a minute to listen, hear, smell and feel the sounds of the wild animals around you? They’re everywhere…in the city, in the suburbs, in the skies and underground. And they have something to say to you…can you hear them? If there is something on your mind, […]

5 Steps to Let Go and Leap Forward

I was speaking with a client the other day.  She was angry.  Really angry.  Nothing was working right, her bank account was fluctuating wildly,  and she was working harder than ever.  She had every right to be angry.  For a very long time, she had struggled, hoping, praying and pushing through whatever came her way […]

The emotion isn’t important… or is it?

Twenty years ago, I was mad.  Angry.  Trying to get ahead.  Pushing it.  Using all of my mental powers to build my business, enhance my career and working hard just to get a little bit ahead.  I was running a $5 million business at the time, and I didn’t have the luxury to stop and […]

You’re only 6 steps away from living your passion

Have you seen the movie “Up In The Air?”  I went to see it recently and found the main character’s passion interesting. In case you haven’t seen it, the movie is about a guy who travels the country, 300 days per year, and fires people for a living. He loves every aspect of traveling, especially […]

Breakdown? Or Breakthrough?

“Worry is a waste of energy” The year was 1984 and Iwas a year out of high school.  Having decided that I was grown up enough to live in my own apartment, (even though I couldn’t really afford it), with a rusty old ugly green sedan for transportation, I muddled through.  Working a part time job […]