Category: Personal Development

WARRIOR of Reciprocity


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.
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WARRIOR OF CALMNESS

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.

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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


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.
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


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.
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


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. 
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


There’s a trend going on in business that you’re going to want to pay attention to. It’s a shift from being personalized to individualized. Meaning, it’s no longer good enough to simply personalize things. To be an effective marketer in the future, it’s going to require you treat your audience as the individuals they are. You’re going to have to market to the specific behaviors, personalities, and buying patterns of those you want to reach. With the right perspective, this is an exciting time to create a unique and effective marketing experience.   
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


The leading authority on personal development in the world, Marshall Goldsmith, says it’s crazy to think we can accomplish big things on our own. I tell the story about a crazy daily habit he has! So I explore some of the different options you have to gain the support you need to take on big things in the world as a Creative Warrior. Don’t go it alone. 
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


We all face challenging times. Persistence is one of the greatest attributes in being successful. In this episode, I offer specific ideas and strategies to help you to keep going. Because you must. You have much to offer and any challenging time is just temporary. It might be because of a loss, difficulties, or even too much of good thing causing you to wonder how you’re going to keep going. This will show you how to keep going.
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


Ever feel like you’re being held back by the situation you’re in? Maybe it doesn’t seem like you have the opportunities others may have. Or, maybe you feel limited by the resources around you? It may be that you are letting your environment limit you. In this episode, we explore how our physical environments can limit us as well as our mindsets and false beliefs. Think beyond boundaries, Warriors! There’s a big world out there for you to explore. 
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WARRIOR of Reciprocity


Let’s have a little fun and compare business to dating! You might be surprised how many similarities there are. I talk about blind dates, giving it all away too quick, rushing to get a commitment, and even when to break up. Over the years, I often make comparisons to dating with my coaching clients because when you can make it personal, you make it real. Enjoy this light-hearted and helpful episode!
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