Blog Archive: Mindset and Personal Development

Life, Biz and the Pursuit of Happiness — Hard Truths

I’ve stumbled upon another growth edge for me. (Sigh.)

This is one of those deep wounds that I really didn’t want to touch because it was so deep. And, quite honestly, I didn’t feel like dealing with the crap that would bubble up by touching it. Plus, it was a personal situation — it had absolutely nothing to do with business, so I really hated the idea of taking one of my weekends off to move though it.

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

The Problem With Creating New Habits

Successful people have successful habits.

From the how they start their day off (for many of them, their daily habits consist of some sort of combination of physical activity, meditation and reading) to how they’ve structured their time to be as efficient as possible, their habits tend to reflect their outer success.

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

Is Thinking Too Much Killing Your Biz?

Are you thinking too much about what to do and how you should invest your most precious asset, your time?

(Hint: If you need to think about the answer to this question, then I’ll just go ahead and tell you that for you, my friend, the answer is a resounding YES.)

By Krista Martin

Two Key Factors To Keep In Mind During Your Business Expansion

When I talk to students who need to start leveraging or expanding their businesses, I often refer to where they are as being “in the soup.” It feels like you are swimming in a mess of things that need attention, and keeping your head above water (or the “soup”) is hard. This is a challenging time for most small business owners.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Creativity Jolt – Inspiration in the Unexpected

You may have noticed my past few blog posts have been about sports, and comparing sports to business.

Now, while putting sports and business together is a fairly common comparison, for this Creativity Jolt, I’d love to encourage you to “look outside the box” and see where you can find inspiration.

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

Learning From Failure

A number of Olympics ago, there was a Russian male skater who didn’t win the gold. So, he decided to completely reinvent himself.

He moved to the US, hired new coaches, started a brand new workout routine — actually he started doing pretty much everything different.

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

Three Essential Ways To Avoid Entrepreneurial Burnout

As a business owner working towards reaching the six-figure mark, you may run the risk of working yourself into the ground. This is particularly true for entrepreneurs as you revamp and tweak things to get to the next level. The problem is that when you work so hard that you start to burn out and deplete your energy, you actually can become “client unattractive” instead of “client attractive.”

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Feeling Confused About Your Next Step? Ask For Guidance

When a big event happens in your life, there is often a message for you. Some sort of guidance can be gathered any time you have a big moment that makes you pause and think.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Business

Nancy is a Functional Medicine Metabolic Specialist, Certified Nutritionist, GFCF Diet Counselor, Bio-Medical Detective, Healthy Lifestyle Coach, Defeat Autism Now Practitioner, and Corporate Wellness Motivational Speaker.

By Meredith Eisenberg

Growing Pains at Starbucks

One of my business mentors talks frequently about how important it is to “feel” and “be present” with yourself as you build your business.

If it’s happy, sad, funny, scary, you need to feel it.

What I heard every time she said this was, “make sure you recognize when you feel sad and then move on with it”.

So I did.

By Krista Martin

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