Category: Entrepreneur

Warrior of Reciprocity

There are so many of us driven to do big things in the second-half of our lives. Feeling driven with a strong passion combined with impatience can be frustrating. What I’ve realized along my personal journey and in speaking to others is that some fundamental feelings in our lives may need to be looked at differently in order to succeed as a mid-life entrepreneur.

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THE GRIT AND HUNGER WARRIOR  

Artists are so often plagued by feelings of self-doubt. We’re afraid to go after what we really want because we wonder if we’re competitive enough to create a sustainable life. We’ll talk ourselves out of pursuing a career in the thing that we love and try to fix our square peg into a round hole.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

We Warriors are wired to work hard. Say that 10 times fast!:) That’s true in business and often in life. I wonder, though, if it’s how we should be showing up in the world. I wonder if the world wants a different way. Is it really how we get what we are striving for? My sense is that there’s a new way of being arising. A way to get all we want out of our lives without it being so hard. Come explore this idea with me.

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THE STAND UP WARRIOR  

A lot of creatives think we are doomed to a life without systems because that’s not our natural inclination. Our business is “us,” which makes it difficult to scale. I know that I personally have trouble making the connection between who I am as a photographer and my branding.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

A month into the new year, how are your goals going? In this episode, I share a new way to set goals and structure your year. A way that I believe accomplishes the balance between setting your sights on big dreams while also taking care of yourself and avoiding disappointment and self-criticism. With this balance, you are more likely to achieve your goals!

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THE FEAR WARRIOR  

So often we get bogged down doing the daily tasks of our business. We’re spending time doing the marketing, the accounting, the receivables, and on and on. We can barely get our head above water to allow us to see our bigger picture.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Some new thoughts on the classic phrase, “What got us here won’t get us where we want to go.” Perhaps it has more to do with old ways of thinking that are holding us back rather than adopting new practices and habits. I also share some thoughts about collective consciousness and manifestation.

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THE CLARITY WARRIOR  

It’s hard to come up with a good answer to the question “What do you do?” We want to respond with something that is memorable, that incites conversation, and that can lead to a referral. So how can we find a sentence that does all that? By getting clarity.

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THE WARRIOR OF INTENTION  

It’s time to redefine leadership. Often when we talk about leaders, we are talking about CEOs of companies, but here’s the truth: we are all leaders. It’s important that we, as Creative Warriors, learn to own that fact. The basis of leadership is creativity because it allows us to make something new.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Those of us who strive to grow, develop and get better at what we do seem to often thrive on feedback, self-evaluation and constructive criticism. Does it have to be that way? Can’t we find a positive fuel source? Find out in this episode.

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