Writing Prompt: My writing coach wants me to write about the things that hurt to help me get past this writing block I’ve got to write this book on failure. Then I see this quote: The role of the writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to … More A Work in Progress: Anais Nin and Geese
“What are the things you hate doing? Give those to your VA.” This is the advice most often given to new business owners looking to grow and delegate. Not: What are your weaknesses? What could you be doing a better/more consistent job at? The function of your VA is not to insulate you from the … More Consider: Sand Castles and Empires
Yahoo finance just posted this article, The hourly wage needed to rent a two-bedroom home in every state with this picture: Just in case you wanted to dispute my credentials regarding the validity of this piece – You’re welcome to see my resume on LinkedIn: Stella Fox, Certified Business Coach. For those of you who don’t – here’s … More This Is Your Circus. These Are Your Monkeys.
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There’s been a reoccurring theme I’ve noticed for the last two years regarding the role of dominance in business and dating. It’s important to have definitions for the sake of conversation so that we can share ideas with understanding and compassion. Also, definitions set the standard for dialog that remains on topic. Masculine: having qualities or … More Expectations Management: Dominance
One of the most valuable things I’ve been reminded of this morning is the difference between feedback and opinions. Feedback has been defined as being: information about reactions to a product, a person’s performance of a task, etc., used as a basis for improvement. How is this different from an opinion? An opinion is defined as: … More Opinions That Matter (And Those That Don’t).
What you do need is education, there’s no denying that. We all do. I’m a lifetime student. As a kid who went $55k in the hole for an education that was suppose to “help me get ahead” I offer this perspective. Don’t. The most valuable education I’ve gained didn’t come from the pieces of paper collecting … More Life Hack: Don’t go to college, you don’t need it.
Darren Hardy calls it “The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster” – but the truth is – it’s the mother of all. I coach this stuff for a living. Have faith. Don’t panic. You’re doing the right activity. Don’t lose focus. Keep your eye on the prize. Yes, I’ve tried that. Yes, I’m working on that. Thanks, so … More The Mother of All Roller Coasters
Note to Self Tip #7: Use surprise to sow goodness. … More Trampolines & The Element Of Surprise
Let me give you a scenario: You’ve called 35 people today about your upcoming party/event and it’s a great opportunity and they should all just be there, right? Absolutely. But it’d be also be super awesome if they could bring/provide/give x/y/z, you know, to help out…..You know, it’s takes a village… Suddenly – you’ve got … More Lightly Toasted Bridges…