It was a most atypical experience for me. On a sunny Thursday Oregon morning, I had to take my car…
To discover what can we do to drown out the critical voice in our head and replace it with positive…
“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Yogi Berra was known for his memorable, sometimes illogical, quotes. This is one of my favorites – and it has such applicability for us as entrepreneurs. Have you ever faced a fork in the road decision and instead of taking it found yourself stuck in indecision, fearful of making the wrong decision? Oh can I relate.
“Honey, I’m home!” said my husband, Charlie. “For how long?” I asked. He said . . . “Forever.”
July 7-8, 2016 — two days I will never forget.
Things are not always as they seem . . . or as you perceive them to be.
The description posted on the refrigerator of the beach house we had rented on the Oregon coast read:
The beach access is just across the street. If anyone in your group needs assistance, there’s a rope type “handrail” to assist their steps down to the huge endless sandy and very private beach. Most people walk right down, but the rope is there for extra security.
When I first got the idea for my business, I was so excited I would talk to everyone about it. I was passionate about my idea and could not wait to get started. Everyone was pretty excited for me!
Then I actually started my business.
My 16 year old niece is a junior in high school and working 3 jobs. Overachiever for sure. She is blessed to have 3 awesome bosses who are going the extra step by being a mentor to her. Last Monday night while frosting donuts at job #1, her boss posed the question “If you won the lottery, why would you get out of bed in the morning?” She thought about it for a few minutes and then shared her thoughts with him.
Not exactly an all-over-the-board, can’t sleep type, but a mild case of procrastination and self talk kind of perfectionist. Why do I believe this? Because I tried to record three short videos yesterday to introduce a segment for a new coaching kit soon to be released. The videos only needed to be 30-120 seconds. Yes, that would be seconds – not minutes!
Let me tell you how it worked and you tell me if I am a perfectionist.