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3 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

Confident Speaking Public speaking is almost an essential for success nowadays—and definitely a major factor in creating a powerful brand. Those who take their courage into their hands and accept or seek speaking engagements tend to outpace their competitors in branding, authority and reach. There are three things you need to do before you can walk […]

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The Power of First Impressions

First Impressions Are you a speaker (or striving to be on stage)? An entrepreneur that wants attract more clients? A professional that needs to up your executive presence? Then you’ll want to pay attention. It only takes a 1/10th of a second to make an impression. That’s less than a second. In that short amount […]

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Turn Your Dreams Into a Workable Plan & FREE Webinar

As a coach or consultant, it can be difficult to watch the lack of progress of so many promising entrepreneurs and service providers. They’ve dreamed for so long about creating a solid, sustainable business, and yet, all they do is dream. You know the people I’m talking about. They attend conferences, sign up for free […]

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Confident Coaching: How to Stop Being Your Worst Client

Confident in Your Coaching? Imagine you had a coaching client who consistently failed to complete her tasks for the week. She couldn’t find the time to get her email opt-in page completed. She was too busy to write the next chapter of her book. She was working too hard and completely forgot to put together […]

Find Your Authentic Entrepreneurial Voice

Today I decided to bring my three points on this your authentic entrepreneurial voice to you via video, making this more of a VLOG than blog. This is a topic I frequently work on with my clients. Too often we get caught up in the “noise” around us, which includes the chatter we see on […]

Are You an Eight Cow Entrepreneur?

Eight Cows? Years ago at a marriage retreat, I heard the story of an Eight Cow Wife. Have you heard the story? In a very brief summary, it’s the story of Johnny, a South Seas trader who offered an unprecedented eight cows to secure the hand of the women he loved but whom everyone thought […]

4 Business Lessons I Learned from the Olympics

4 Business Lessons Learned From the Olympics It has only been six (6) days and there are already four key business lessons I learned from the Olympics. And believe me, the lessons have been powerful! What’s most amazing about this event is that it happens every four years. It blows my mind to consider how […]

Shift Your Thinking & Create a Profitable Brand

I recently spoke to a group of entrepreneurs about creating a profitable brand. I began my talk speaking about why you must first shift your thinking. Using the acronym S.H.I.F.T., I shared how developing a profitable business brand would consistently allude us as entrepreneurs unless we move through these five obstacles. I recently read in […]