Thursday March 20, 2014
Recently I had a great conversation with a client of mine, Lisa*, who was so excited about how her business is moving forward at the perfect rate. She is getting things done, new clients are rolling into her new programs at her new rates and life is just wonderful.
About an hour or so after our call, I received an email from her, “Jennifer, the truth is I feel like I’m not balancing things well. The house is not as organized and down time is not happening.”
Does this sound familiar?
The truth is...
Thursday February 13, 2014
Life as an entrepreneur can be quite busy, especially when you are in a committed relationship or marriage. Often times starting a business can take quite a toll on a marriage or partnership especially when passion for business brings about long hours in the office.
Keli-Ann and Brent Beshara are married entrepreneurs. They both have their own creative businesses (Keli-Ann is a visual artist while Brent is a specialty knife craftsman), and have been together for 10 years. I asked these two lovebirds to sit down with me and share their secrets to a happy, thriving and successful marriage.
With both of them working from home, you can bet they have had to work to find a way to spend so much time together, run two successful companies and still fully enjoy and embrace their life together.
In this insightful interview, you are going to discover their 6 big secrets to being blissfully happy in both their marriage and businesses.
In this interview you will discover...
Thursday January 23, 2014
By now, you have probably heard of online personal training, but do you really know what it’s all about?
You and I know that staying fit and in shape will not only help us run our businesses, but it will also reduce stress and fatigue and increase happiness and fun. I wanted to get the inside scoop on the latest trend in fitness (that seems to be getting hotter by the minute) and see what it is really all about. Is it a good fit for busy self-help coaches and entrepreneurs?
In this interview you are going to discover why more people and trainers are turning to online training. Online personal trainer, Lisa Sheppard reveals...
Thursday January 16, 2014
Over the last year I have been testing out a new way of working: “Do Less To Get More Done.” I had heard of this concept many times before, however, it wasn’t until 2013 when I really started to put this into practice (most of the time… I’m a work-in-progress like everyone!).
Here’s what I had to learn:
- make decisions faster
- say “No” a lot more
- let go
- did I mention, trust?
For most entrepreneurs, who are “doers”, this concept is foreign. We live in a culture that celebrates hard work, persistence and “go, go, go!” Realistically, that is how a lot of success has happened for a lot of people. But I began to ponder: Is there a better way, really?
After years of running myself ragged, I decided it was time to find out.
Thursday November 28, 2013
Often times we are working towards whatever success means to us. As self-help coaches, we are also helping our clients towards that same endeavour. However, we know that deep down, ultimately, they are the ones who are responsible for their success. No matter how great of a coach you are, if someone doesn’t do the work (physical and/or non-physical), there is little you can do to help them.
The same of course, applies to us and our dreams and ambitions. We are the ones who are ultimately responsible for our success.
Recently, I had an experience where I heard the affirmation, ‘Be Available’.
It spurred so many thoughts in my head and I knew this was a powerful statement…