Would you consider yourself brave enough to put your ideas out into the world, to share with anyone willing to listen? Most of us haven’t found that sweet spot of bravery yet. How do we channel that warrior spirit that leads us to success within our goals?
Do you ever find yourself making up stories? Reaching a particular conclusion based on emotionally charged thoughts or intentions? We all do it. We find ourselves worrying over things we did not, or do not, need to. When that’s the case, who is really in charge of our mind? If we are holding ourselves back by being reactive, versus proactive, what are we really doing for ourselves?
This episode is all about money. What it really is, why it’s such a challenge to be a money master, and some practical tips you can apply right away. The goal is for you to become a money master. The most important concept and practical step on your way to abundance is to separate your mindset from your daily money practices. Often, how we deal with money on a daily basis ends up affecting our mindset about money- positively or negatively. And our mindset determines our daily practices. Make a distinction between the two and you’re on your way. Have a listen. (more…)
There’s a million reasons to go into business. Here on Creative Warriors, I believe the reason to go into business is to build something that matters. To know our contributions matter. How do you create the most value within your business, though? With today’s ever-changing business economy, you aren’t just competing in within your industry anymore. Our choices have become worldwide. So how do we keep ahead of the game? How do we maintain a business that matters, and become the obvious choice?
Creativity can be hard to achieve at times. As we know, it takes a lot of time and effort to become the ultimate creative warrior. Often times, it can be a struggle to find the creative voice inside yourself. In order to do so, it takes inspiration and hard work. Most of us find ourselves good at one or the other, but who says you can’t be good at both? On this week’s episode, we will be discussing making your “spark and grind” work for you, with Erik Wahl.
For years, there’s been a lot of emphasis on knowing your why and telling your personal story. All good stuff! But now the question seems to be, “what do I do with all this?” It’s a valid question. Many people think, if it’s just for me, is it really important? Well, yes, it is. The biggest benefit to you is the level of commitment knowing your “why” can create for you. And your story explains to others why you are the expert in your field. So yes. Even though it’s the inside work, it has significant outside advantages. (more…)
What can we gain from losing? Some of you might say nothing, but hold your horses! How can we truly learn to see the positive in losing? Is it even possible for those of us who consider ourselves to be extremely competitive? There are some real benefits to losing, and since it is an inevitable piece of life, we might as well learn how to win at losing! How though? Don’t worry, we have the inside scoop, thanks to Sam Weinman.
I was challenged recently to reveal more of myself. Shocking to me because I generally feel like I say TOO much. This got me thinking about how in our quest to be our best, to do a great job at whatever we do, can our perfection block our authenticity? If we always look like we have our act together, can we unintentionally come across as unrelatable? So if you’re a loyal listener of Talking Stick, this episode may sound very different to you. Completely off the cuff, no notes, just my thoughts. Let me know what you think. (more…)
Being an entrepreneur is full of dualities. One minute you’re on top of the world. The next, you’ve been knocked down. We’re almost always facing the best of times and worst of times, at the same time. We might be struggling in the moment, but the future looks awesome! I believe managing this roller coaster of dualities may be one of the toughest parts about being an entrepreneur. So I offer 3 ways to deal with the duality experience. (more…)
It’s very easy to get caught in a cycle of working hard and feeling like you’re not really getting anywhere. You know, like a hamster wheel. It may be because the “real” work to be done, is the hard work. The inside work. That’s the hard work. The personal development being a Creative Warrior requires. The adaptation, the personal accountability, the resilience, all those inner characteristics and callings we feel all the time to rise to be our best. That’s the spirit of a Warrior. You’ve got it in you. (more…)