Confident. Effective. BOLD.

Happy Spring! After a long winter, it’s time to celebrate the season of rebirth, growth and renewal. This is a perfect time to check in with yourself and your business to be sure that you are the CONFIDENT, EFFECTIVE, BALANCED, and BOLD leader you need to be to achieve your goals. Horses never willingly follow…

Power of COMMITMENT!

Commitment is the key to success in anything. When you’re committed: • You make decisions • You take action • You give your all • Others feel it • You get results. As your commitment deepens and grows, you expand your world and new possibilities open… Most of the time. But what if you’re committed…

Fear is GOOD!

Fear is GOOD Yes. Fear is good. If you can feel fear, it means: • You’re alive • Your instincts are working • Your senses are sharp All top performers feel fear. It creates an adrenaline rush and pushes them to deliver their best. Fear is an opportunity for growth. If you accept it. The…

My Latest Epiphany

This weekend I had an epiphany while walking in nature. The wind was brisk. Leaves fluttered to the ground around me creating a carpet of browns, reds and yellows. I paused for a moment, revelling in the smell of damp leaves, the breeze cool on my face. Gazing up at the naked branches I realized…

Find Your Stride!

“Sure-footedness” is critical to business success. Great trail horses and ranch horses are often described as “sure-footed.” They rarely misstep on rough terrain and are trusted partners. Do you walk with confidence? Are you sure of each step? With certainty, you walk forward with ease. You find a rhythm to your work and know what…

Know Your Value Proposition and Watch Your Income Soar!

Know Your Value Proposition and Watch Your Income Soar!

(Originally Published in the Piedmont Business Journal, July 2012) Everyone in business, including for-profit and not-for-profit entities, needs to understand the concept of a “value proposition.” In simple terms, a value proposition is a statement that convinces someone that you are the one to call, the place to go, the must-have product, or the “go-to” resource.…

Will 2013 Be Your Year?

(Originally published in the Piedmont Business Journal, December 2012) Every January it’s the same thing: we start the New Year with intentions for success. We make resolutions and set ambitious goals for our business and personal lives. But by late February, many of us lose steam, the complexities of life interfering with our best laid…