If you’ve been in business for more than a minute, you’ve had at least one conversation about bartering. It’s a festival of confusion and angst. Folks loathe the idea of giving their service in trade. At the same time, they love the idea of getting services from someone else in trade. It’s definitely one of the […]
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Bartering without the suck and without getting sucked dry
Are you building your life’s work on a solid foundation?
These are wishing rocks. The tradition says you can make a wish for each rock you’re able to successfully stack. Look at all of the wishes and take a moment to think about the people who placed them here. Think about their stories, the paths that brought them here and their incredible openness to possibility. You […]
The hard truth about holiday buffets, portion control and not hating yourself in the morning
Welcome to the season for grossly overestimating our own abilities…in more ways than one. How can you survive the next few months with your dignity and determination intact? I’ll tell you. First, let me set a bit of a scene You’re 9 years old. You’re standing in front of a holiday buffet table loaded with nothing but […]
What’s the best gift you can give yourself for the year ahead?
Strength & confidence from clarity of purpose & path. Take a moment to pause and think about that. I know those words are so often bandied about these days that we tend to not really notice them or absorb the meaning of them. So, close your eyes and imagine with me. Imagine yourself standing on […]
Why you probably avoid goal-setting and why you should do it anyway.
Goal-setting sucks! How the hell am I supposed to know what I want three years from now?! I don’t even know what the world will look like then! I hear these words so, so often from my wonderfully amazing and oh-so-talented clients. Ahh….the love. And ya know what? They’re right. Kinda. Nope, you don’t […]