33 Quotes to Help Entrepreneurs Handle Rejection

April 6, 2014

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein It doesn’t matter how confident and resourceful of an entrepreneur you are, you’ll have those days when it’s difficult to rebound from a rejection because the acceptance was so important to you. I know you’re not going to […]

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Entrepreneurs Share How to Use Rejection to Achieve Business Goals

March 30, 2014

      “When you’re following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam at first.”― Kelly Cutrone The secret is out, rejection is the secret sauce for successful entrepreneurs. Yes, they use rejections to achieve their business goals. At USAToday.com, Gladys Edumunds, founder of Edmunds Travel Consultants […]

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Entrepreneur: Overcome Your Fear of Rejection With Affirmations

March 21, 2014

We keep going back, stronger, not weaker, because we will not allow rejection to beat us down. It will only strengthen our resolve. To be successful there is no other way. – Earl G. Graves The fear of rejection is a problem for many entrepreneurs. It keeps them from making important phone calls, contacting potential […]

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Self-Compassion Trumps Self-Esteem

February 27, 2014

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete ~ Jack Kornfield Today I want to share a Ted Talks video with you about self-compassion and self-esteem. The self-esteem movement has a downside – too many people are narcissistic because of an over-indulgence in self-esteem. Dr. Kristin Neff, Associate Professor in Human Development and Culture, […]

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11 Steps For Being a Charismatic Entrepreneur

February 21, 2014

If you had to name someone who was charismatic who would it be? Do you believe you’re charismatic? In his article written for Psychology Today,  Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., author of The Charisma Quotient: What It Is, and How to Get it, said that when he asked people to list charismatic public figures, they frequently […]

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103 Positive Affirmations For Entrepreneurs

January 14, 2014

  Affirmations are positive or negative statements we make naturally or intentionally. Whether you believe in affirmations or not, you use them every day, especially the negative ones. (negative self-talk) Intentional positive affirmations ( through repetition) can help you achieve what you’ve envisioned. Positive affirmations work because they have a powerful effect on your mental […]

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7 Timeless New Year’s Image Quotes to Motivate and Inspire

January 1, 2014

Hello to 2014! The New Year is knocking on our doors, some run and hide, refusing to let it in. No! No! No! I can’t believe another year has passed. My life is passing in a flash, I’m overwhelmed by how much I didn’t do. You can’t run or hide from the New Year. It’s […]

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7 Creative Ways For Entrepreneurs To Say No and Mean It

December 21, 2013

It’s difficult for a budding entrepreneur to say NO, when saying yes might lead to the opportunity of all opportunities to grow ones business. So, you develop the  habit of saying yes even to unproductive events that take valuable time away from your business. Here are a few examples of unproductive and distracting yes’s 1. […]

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5 Proven Steps to Eliminate Your Bad Habit

December 4, 2013

Habit – a response triggered by your context, your environment or cue. ~  Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., health psychologist at Stanford University – an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary – Dictionary.com Even though I’ve used hypnosis to help my clients eliminate bad habits, I wanted to find other alternatives for […]

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For Your Inspiration: A Thankful Poem

November 27, 2013

Everyday is  thankful day It’s easy to overlook what’s going right when you’re distracted by what’s going wrong. It’s easy to overlook the people who care when you’re emotionally numb because of those who don’t. It’s easy to overlook your abundance when your vision is clouded by lack. It’s easy to see your flaws when […]

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Is Self-Confidence a Skill?

November 20, 2013

I’ve never gone this long without adding a post to my blog since I started blogging in 2009. But when an email landed in my box yesterday with a video from Ted Talk on one of my favorite topics – Self-confidence – I was inspired to write a post. Is self-confidence a skill? Dr Ivan […]

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How To Make Money While Making a Meaningful Difference

October 15, 2013

Chase your vision you just might reach it ~ Juwona A. Melvin Do you believe it’s possible to make money while making a meaningful difference? Juwon A. Melvin, entrepreneur, author, speaker, world traveler, and life enthusiast believes it’s possible and proves it with his Life Soap Company. His company sells three certified organic soaps for […]

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