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I’m Not Special

I’m Not Special

There are certain people you look at and you immediately know they have a little something going on. You know who I’m talking about, the ones you just can’t help but notice because they light up a room, know just the right way to answer a question, float effortlessly through life…it’s almost as if, they sparkle. They are special. And then there’s you and me. I had no delusions about my being “special.” In fact,…

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Build a Stellar Community Using Facebook Groups

Build a Stellar Community Using Facebook Groups

Most people love the idea of creating a community of raving fans around their business but few understand how to go about it in a way that creates impact. Facebook groups can be a fantastic community-building tool when you know how to use them and how to leverage them. Here are eleven tips to help you build a stellar community using Facebook groups. 1. Set Up a Closed Group Why closed? Groups require leadership and…

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Social Media Burnout

Social Media Burnout

Social media is a tool. It is a tool to help you build relationships and connect with others online. It’s open twenty-four hours a day and, if you own a smart phone, you may find you are highly connected. You may be finding that you are too connected and without even realizing it, social media may be consuming your life. You wake up in the morning, grab your phone, scroll through Facebook, check Twitter, back…

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Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and a Side of Business

Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and a Side of Business

Years ago I heard a story that has been forever imprinted in my mind. It was a story about a girl who invited her boyfriend over for a roast beef dinner. She agonized over this dinner, fussing over every detail to ensure it was perfect. Roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, a nice bottle of Cabernet, table set, and fresh flowers. Everything was perfect for a romantic evening. After dinner, they were sitting on the couch…

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Ready to Work with a Coach? Here’s What You Need to Know Beforehand

Ready to Work with a Coach? Here’s What You Need to Know Beforehand

You might think you are ready to work with a coach but how do you know for sure? Last week, I had two interesting interactions related to coaching. One was someone who reached out to me because they were stuck and were looking for guidance on how to get unstuck and get their business off the ground. Another was someone with an outdated business model looking for a way to turn the tides and increase…

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Are you an Upstander or a Bystander?

Are you an Upstander or a Bystander?

I was scrolling through Facebook one day not long ago and I came across a graphic that made me take pause. The graphic said: I want you to take a moment and think about the worst thing that you’ve done in your life. I am certain that you feel a degree of shame and anxiety around the decision you made that lead to that event. Imagine if, suddenly and without warning, that thing that you…

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