James at Men with Pens posted How to Rip Off Your Band-Aid and Reinvent Your Business. I read it, thought it made a lot of sense - to others - and left. The post starts like this: When you have a business – any kind of business – there are two ways to grow: *... Continue Reading →
I stumbled across Al Pacino's Inspirational Speech at YouTube today. I have seen it before, once used as part of a presentation, and find it really inspiring.
I am coach and mentor. Like most small companies, I'm self-employed, one issue is to make potential clients find me. Another issue is how to stand out in the crowd. There are lots of coaches and mentors, how can I be different and make a difference? I have two questions that I work with: • What... Continue Reading →
During the weekend I have read The Shadow Effect - Illuminating the Hidden Power of Your True Self by Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford and Marianne Williamson. It's a very interesting book and I recommend it. The shadow exists within all of us. It is a part of us and yet we spend most of our... Continue Reading →
mnmlist has a post about the only thing you can change, a great reminder that even a long journey begins with a small step. Here is what resonates most with me right now: You can’t change your entire life. You can only change your next action. You can’t declutter your entire life. You can only... Continue Reading →
Jenn Shallvey, @JennShallvey posts her Reflect comments at @reflect2see. It's a great collection of thoughts and things to reflect on. Here are some of them, go check the Twitter profile for more. And while you're there, follow it so you get the new ones. Reflect: What pushes your buttons? Ever wonder why? Reflect: Building a... Continue Reading →
I got this image from a friend of mine, it's a great quote. The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. Paul Valery
Seth Godin launches his latest book, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? How to Drive Your Career and Create a Remarkable Future in an unusual way. Today he is interviewed or guest post around the blogosphere, a good starting point is his own post The 2.0 media tour. I have followed some of the links and this... Continue Reading →
I am reading "The Tao of Motivation" by Max Landsberg, a great book that makes you think. (See also The Tao of Coaching, another great book by Max Landsberg.) The motivation book made me think about what motivates me and how to keep myself motivated. As selfemployed you need to be able to keep your... Continue Reading →
I got a link to Be the change that you want to see in this world on Xing. It's a great video about taking action and creating change. And it shows that anyone can start and then inspire others.