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The Power of Gratitude


Gratitude is an essential part of success.  As you move towards achieving your personal and professional mission, you will have people who come alongside to help you. Expressing gratitude to those people can show your appreciation as you move even further towards your goals. Why is gratitude so powerful? Gratitude helps you shift your focus from the negative things in your life By putting your energy into gratitude, you are retraining your brain to look for reasons to be thankful. As you develop this habit, you’ll find that you’re overwhelmed with the reasons you have to give thanks. People who express [...]

The Power of Gratitude2021-09-21T09:32:04-05:00
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5 Types of People You Need in Your Support Network


No one does it alone.  We all rely on a support network to help us navigate through both personal and professional challenges. Our individual success is often supported by others who prop us up, mentor us, and push us to be our best self.  There’s something we can learn from everyone, and each individual has something unique to offer. Ideally, your support network will include individuals from a variety of backgrounds with different perspectives, personalities and life experiences.  As we grow and evolve as individuals, it’s important that we reevaluate our support network along the way. When goals change or as [...]

5 Types of People You Need in Your Support Network2021-09-15T11:31:52-05:00
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Should You Set Goals for Your Relationships?


Lose weight. Save money. Write a book. Read more. When you think about goal-setting, you most likely think about targets like these. There is an overwhelming amount of evidence attesting to the success of setting goals. If goal-setting is so powerful in other areas of your life, what would happen if you applied the same principles to your relationships?  Maybe you need to repair a damaged friendship, remove a relationship from your life or, cultivate a new set of friends. No matter what the state of your current relationships, using goal-setting can help you move forward. How can you use goal-setting [...]

Should You Set Goals for Your Relationships?2021-08-20T10:22:16-05:00
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Patience Isn’t Always a Virtue


Chances are you’ve heard the popular saying, "patience is a virtue". Of course, patience is important in cases like waiting in line or sitting in traffic, but when it comes to your goals, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Think of it this way: if you want to start a business, go back to school, or completely change your life, the best thing to do is jump in headfirst. Waiting for the right time or resources may just kill the dream altogether. Without goals, you can’t grow as a person. I want to shake you up a little. I want [...]

Patience Isn’t Always a Virtue2020-11-24T18:37:25-05:00

As Women Business Owners, Are We Too Humble?


As a woman entrepreneur, I have often felt like I’ve had to work much harder for success. Something I have often heard from peers is that in order to be taken seriously and to achieve the respect of our male counterparts, we need to prove ourselves worthy and beyond capable. What I haven’t heard? “I’m so proud of myself because…” or “I just won…”. Why? Because as hard as we have to work, we’ve also learned that we should be humble, nearly silent, about winning. However, I’d argue that it isn’t boastful or egotistical to talk about our successes, but in [...]

As Women Business Owners, Are We Too Humble?2020-12-22T12:35:57-05:00

Hitting the Mark: How to Set Successful Goals


Every company, from small businesses to large corporations, needs to set goals. Successful goals are ones that are attainable, measurable, and contribute to the strategic vision of your company. Whether your company is new and just starting out or an old company that's trying to remain relevant, clear goals are needed to ensure your business's success. If you are interested to learn more about the importance of setting new goals and how to do that, keep reading. We've got some clear goal-setting steps for you. Why Are Goals Important? Goals can breathe new life into a stale business as well as [...]

Hitting the Mark: How to Set Successful Goals2020-05-26T20:22:10-05:00

3 Creative Ideas for Employee Appreciation When Goals Get Met


If your business is successful, it's likely because you have an incredible team behind you that strives to help you accomplish your mission. When you focus on your quarterly earnings, how can you show that you're grateful for all the hard work your employees have done? Read on for a few unique ideas for employee appreciation that will help you express your thankfulness for a successful quarter, regardless of the outcome. Show Gratitude at All Times with Verbal Praise Saying "thank you" to your employees doesn't always have to include monetary rewards. In fact, a simple uplifting comment and words of [...]

3 Creative Ideas for Employee Appreciation When Goals Get Met2020-05-26T20:22:10-05:00

5 Ways to Show Gratitude to Those Senior to You at the Workplace


A good boss or manager is a rare asset to have. This is especially true in a day and age where everyone seems to bear resentment and loathing towards those in authority. So, if you're lucky enough to have a good manager or boss who inspires more than they infuriate, it is important to be thankful and use the many ways to show gratitude to express your appreciation for them. Besides the obvious perks of building a better relationship with senior management, it also helps your boss stay motivated, inspired and consistent. Plus, simply on a personal level, showing gratitude and [...]

5 Ways to Show Gratitude to Those Senior to You at the Workplace2020-05-26T20:22:10-05:00

Showing Gratitude to Strangers When Traveling for Business


Note: although travel as we know it is on hiatus due to COVID-19, these kind ways of interacting with others are still applicable. Remember them when travel gets going again, but also think of them as you travel through your day now, which I bet feels like a foreign land! Simple trips to the grocery store are now very very odd. Though travel is often stressful, showing gratitude instead of irritation will improve your trip satisfaction. Simple acts of kindness and showing thanks also enhances the lives of the strangers around you. In this article, we'll take a closer look at [...]

Showing Gratitude to Strangers When Traveling for Business2020-05-26T20:22:11-05:00

Angry? Try Gratitude Instead – Here’s Why.


According to a recent Gallop survey, more than half of Americans reported being constantly angry and stressed. The nation's collective negative emotions were considered at an all-time high at this point, and work-related stress is a major contributor. However, nothing positive or productive comes out of pent-up negativity in a place of business. If you often feel angry at work, here's a novel idea: Try to turn your anger into gratitude. The Case for Gratitude Instead of Anger You may wonder: How do gratitude and anger correlate? How does one cancel out the other? Although the two are on opposite ends [...]

Angry? Try Gratitude Instead – Here’s Why.2020-05-26T20:22:11-05:00
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