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4 Questions That Help You Turn Mistakes Into Opportunities

By: Stephanie Tuesday September 13, 2016 comments Tags: Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration, Mistakes

4 Questions That Help You Turn Mistakes Into Opportunities

Have you ever had one of those days when you reorganized your file storage system, and it broke almost every single image on your website... including over 15 months' worth of blog posts? Yeah... me too. It was a pretty big facepalm moment for me, and a time-consuming inconvenience... but it also had the seed of an opportunity. My pilot error gave me a needed kick in the butt. I will confess: during busy periods, and even during some not-so-busy periods, I sometimes procrastinate on tasks that could benefit my business, but that don't... Read More


Guest Star Post: How to Regain Your Inspiration, Creativity and Joy

By: Stephanie Friday September 2, 2016 comments Tags: Inspiration, Motivation, Creativity, Purpose

Guest Star Post: How to Regain Your Inspiration, Creativity and Joy

Are you feeling uninspired, drained, and obligated? Ive been there myself - and so has business and marketing coach Ted McGrath. He spent a long time doing the things he thought heshould do to build success, only to end up nearly killing himself through overdose because he was stifling his true calling, needs and desires. In todays Guest Star blog post, hes sharing his story, and revealing how he made the shift from soul-draining obligation to creating a thriving business that lights him up. ... Read More


4 Ways to Overcome Your Resistance to Calling Business Contacts

By: Stephanie Tuesday June 28, 2016 comments Tags: Marketing, Mindset, Motivation, Client attraction, Enrollment, Public relations, Lead nurture

4 Ways to Overcome Your Resistance to Calling Business Contacts

So you just got home from a business trip, and you have a shoebox full of warm leads - otherwise known as business cards. These are people you talked to, built rapport with, maybe promised that you'd get in touch with them soon... There's nothing to worry about... they probably WANT to hear from you... So why are you still sitting there with the phone in your hand, wondering if today is really the right day to make that phone call? If that scenario doesn't seem familiar, because you follow up with your contacts promptly and easily,... Read More


Is the Quest for Perfection Hurting Your Business?

By: Stephanie Tuesday June 14, 2016 comments Tags: product creation, Time management, Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration

Is the Quest for Perfection Hurting Your Business?

Have you ever had a time when three simple words gave you a much-needed kick in the butt? Yesterday, I was talking with my friend, Helen Brahms, when she shared this quote: "Production over perfection". That phrase really struck a chord with me, because while I'm getting better at letting go of my perfectionistic tendencies, I often wait until I think I can do things perfectly or almost perfectly before I do them at all. As a result, some things simply don't get done for days... weeks... months... even though a "good enough"... Read More


How to Work on Creative Projects When You're Tired

By: Stephanie Tuesday June 7, 2016 comments Tags: product creation, Time management, Mindset, Motivation, Business planning

How to Work on Creative Projects When You're Tired

As an entrepreneur, you've probably had many times when you needed to work on an important project, but your energy levels just weren't up to the task. Your mind was foggy, your concentration was scattered, and no matter how much you looked at your work, you just couldn't tell if it was good enough or not. But the project needed to be done, preferably in a timely manner, so what do you do? Here are four ways you can make progress on your tasks , even when you're tired, without exhausting yourself or doing high-stakes work when you... Read More


One Simple Step to Instantly Feel More Peaceful and Confident

By: Stephanie Tuesday May 24, 2016 comments Tags: success, Time management, Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration

One Simple Step to Instantly Feel More Peaceful and Confident

Have you ever had a time when something drained your energy and confidence every time you thought about it? It might not have been something important - maybe it was just a mess on your desk, an email you'd been planning to send, or a side project you'd started but never finished. But whatever it was, it was - or still is - nagging at you, stealing your energy every time you think about it, and creating an uneasy feeling of "If I haven't even finished THAT, can I trust myself to finish the next thing I start?" The project wasn't... Read More


Guest Star Post: Why Some People “Try Everything”, But Still Don’t Succeed

By: Stephanie Friday May 6, 2016 comments Tags: Time management, Mindset, Motivation, leadership, Business planning

Guest Star Post: Why Some People “Try Everything”, But Still Don’t Succeed

Why do some people struggle for success, even when they've tried everything? Business after business, diet after diet, relationship after relationship, or marketing plan after marketing plan has failed, and they just don't understand how they can work so hard and get such small results. In today's Guest Star blog post, I'll reveal 4 reasons why people "try everything" and still don't succeed, and how you can break that pattern of failure, starting today: ... Read More


4 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic and Regain Your Confidence

By: Stephanie Tuesday March 22, 2016 comments Tags: Mindset, Motivation, Inspiration

4 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic and Regain Your Confidence

Many people remember their failures more than their successes. They beat themselves up over the smallest mistakes, but they only acknowledge or celebrate their greatest wins. As a result, they feel discouraged, unworthy and insecure, and they struggle to have confidence in themselves and their abilities. If you sometimes find yourself in that position, here are four quick things you can do TODAY to silence your inner critic and boost your self-confidence: 1. Keep track of even your smallest wins. If you told yourself that you... Read More



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