Leadership

When You Know Your Why

I recently completed some forecasting and goal setting for my business. As I went through this process, I pulled from several resources that inspire and motivate me, a favorite of which is Simon Sinek’s “Start With WHY.” He expresses his message through what he calls...

Jeanie's Seashell

The Power of One

I love this TedTalk, “Everyday Leadership” by Drew Dudley (http://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership). It really made me stop and think about the power one person can have on another, often when they don’t even realize it. Since watching the clip, I've thought of several experiences in my own life...

Envisioning Your Future

Some consider visioning to be a fluff exercise rather than an effective personal or business development strategy. After all, in both our personal and business lives, we spend the majority of our time working ‘in it’ rather than ‘on it.’ However, dedicating time to thinking...

Act As If...

Act As If

A few years ago while conducting research around starting my own business, I ran across a book I really enjoyed called "Birthing the Elephant" by Karin Abarbanel and Bruce Freeman. From it, came a favorite quote of mine: "Act as if." Presented in the context of being an entrepreneur,...