Category: Talking Stick

WARRIOR of Reciprocity


Newton’s law of motion says that something in motion stays in motion. Using that theory, I stress the importance of taking advantage of this busy time of year to plan out next year. I offer you my top 7 habits to bring the current year to a close. You’ll see that this is the perfect time to plan out next year so that you can hit the ground running. If you wait until after the New Year, you may lose weeks, maybe even months before you get up and going. No need for that! You have too much to accomplish! Invest a little time now and save plenty of time later.
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You know jet lag, right? Your body needs time to catch up to the time difference. In this episode, I discuss the lag time between being ready for the results you want and the results showing up. Whether its changes in your business or personal growth, it can be very frustrating when you’re all ready but the world doesn’t seem to recognize that yet. It’s like heading out on a 3 hour road trip that now seems like it takes all day. Similarly, you’ve done all the right things and are ready to receive the success you deserve. And for some period of time, you’re left wondering, are we there yet?
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This past week in the U.S. has shook many people to their core. There are many people who can’t understand why. Name calling, lack of compassion…all sorts of ugliness going on. It’s like watching your children fight and sometimes you know what’s best is to send everyone to a separate corner. Maybe that’s what’s needed here. Everyone just focus on their corner of the world. Create the world you want. Throughout history, creativity has played an important role in tumultuous times like these. I suspect, hope, that through our unique individuality creative solutions can present themselves. That important art can be created to record the time. That transformative thinkers can be leaders. Time will tell. But I have no doubt, creativity will play an important role. 
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I’m certainly not immune to having moments of lacking confidence. Are any of us? I guess there are some that are confident all the time. In this episode, I discuss that often confidence gets thrown into one big bucket of “less than” rather than getting to the root of what you’re not feeling confident about. Lacking confidence comes in many different forms. I go over the 3 Whys exercise to help you get to the root of your struggle with confidence.
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Admittedly, this is some of the strangest advice I ever give. Telling my coaching clients to strive to be bored. But listen in and there’s a good chance this may be helpful advice for you too. Do you want more business yet find yourself overwhelmed with what you already have going on? Striving to be bored is the solution. This is not only an idea, I also offer specific action steps for you to take. In the end, you’ll get the results you want and maybe have some extra time on your hands.
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Why does one brand sky rocket to the top and outshine the rest? Is it because they’re better? I get asked this question often and I can assure you, it certainly isn’t because that brand is better. If you know you are just as good at what you do as your competitors and are left wondering what it will take to end up on top, this just might answer that question for you. 
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Professionals and trend watchers keep giving different names to the economy. You know, the intangible economy, the sharing economy, the gig economy, and so on. I think they’re all missing what it should actually be called. The one name and one type of entrepreneur that encompasses ALL the other names. Have a listen and learn what you can do about it.
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This episode really gets to the heart of what I want for YOU. To be valued for what you do and get paid what you’re ACTUALLY worth. And I lay it all on the line. I share the one strategy that I can attribute all my success to as a photographer and a business coach so that you can employ this strategy too. For the first time, I share some intimate details of starting my business and how I learned this strategy.
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I had this idea recently to start a journal called What’s Going Right? The idea is to reverse paying attention to only the things that are going wrong. Come on. We all do it. Several things can go right in a day and all you’ll pay attention to is the one thing that went wrong. Or amongst a sea of compliments, you’ll remember the one criticism. The What’s Going Right journal is a great way to reverse the process and get more things going right in your life. 
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I loved raising my kids! The best and most memorable conversations I’ve had in my life have been with my three kids. A recent conversation with my daughter got me thinking about some advice that I used to give to my kids that I think applies equally well in business. It involves waffles. You have to listen to understand.
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