Was it pretty the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone? Did you find the magic? Or did something else happen? Today on Free Your Inner Guru we’re digging deep into two of our key themes, personal development, and the self-help industry with 5 Myths and Three Antidotes for Your Comfort Zone. My goal is to help you find your sweet spot – where healthy growth and discomfort intersect.
Living in alignment feels good. It’s the best kind of self-fulfilling prophecy. Living out of alignment with your highest self feels bad. It’s within your power to choose. The last Free Your Inner Guru episode was about the 1st Key to Create Winning Results – designing who you want to become. If you haven’t listened to it, make sure you go back, either now, or after the end of this
Who you are becoming is at the center of a powerful ripple effect in your life. Do you ever stop and take a moment to figure out who that is? Today’s Free Your Inner Guru episode is the first in the four part series – 3 Keys to Create Winning Results and 1 Major Pitfall to Avoid. We all create a ripple effect in our lives. The catalyst at the
Are you really making mistakes, or are you on the journey to mastery? The difference in your results could be as simple as whether you experience practice as work or as play. Before I learned how playful practice can help your business, I’d become frustrated when I tried something new and it wasn’t perfect right away. I’d compare myself to another person’s best, not recognizing or appreciating that they had
Do you struggle to get things done because you’re trying to achieve perfection? You may be spinning your wheels because you’ve fallen into a Perfection Trap. My first lesson in the down side of perfection was at my first workshop with Canadian landscape photographer Freeman Patterson many years ago. I had my camera and tripod painstakingly arranged to take a picture of the bottom corner of a barn window. As
Sales and marketing are two of the hottest topics whenever small business owners gather to talk shop. But when I ask small business owners if they have had any formal sales training, the answer is often “No”. How does this happen? It’s simple. People get trained to sell when they are working for someone else – as a salesperson. Most small businesses are created out of inspiration. Small business owners
What is your play safe team? You know it as a persistent, shrinking feeling. It’s gnawing at you, causing self-doubt and unrest. How and when it shows up is intensely personal, but it always seems to happen when you need to be at your best. You may break into a sweat, or your heart may race. Maybe it’s a tightness, or a burning sensation in that familiar place in your
It can be challenging to determine if you and your business would benefit most from the services of a coach or a consultant as you navigate the road ahead. With so many choices in the business world today, it can be difficult to distinguish between the two very different roles. This challenge is exacerbated by the liberal use of the title “coach” by many service professionals who are functioning as