Baking a cake and building a business are more similar than one might initially think; In order for either of these processes to be successful, there needs to be a deliberate and well-balanced combination of the key ingredients. Just as most chocolate cakes need flour, cocoa, eggs, and sugar, baking a leadership cake also requires some fundamental ingredients.Continue reading
I’ve been a career coach for nearly 25 years and run my business for 20 years now. My goal remains the same: help my clients create huge shifts in their personal and professional lives.
I’ve since learned that the most successful entrepreneurs have mastered the art of saying no.Continue reading
Often times, when we want to learn something new to inspire innovation in our entrepreneur lives, we read books. Reading a fantastic book to educate yourself and create more internal motivation and inspiration to develop new ideas is not a new concept, nor is it one that should seem uncommon to people competing in today’s business world. There are so many books to pick from; which ones are best for creating the type of invigoration that leads to success?Continue reading
What do all these statements have in common?
“I’m a great team player.”
“I am so excited about this job.”
“I am the best person to join your company.”
“I have a great deal of experience.”
Employers have heard them all before.
And while not exactly a problem per se, the words aren’t magic to their ears either.