Success – it’s a really potent concept that can polarise us – even subconsciously. On the surface, we can say that we want to be successful … but sometimes there can be subconscious beliefs that hold us back. Thoughts like … “will people still love/like me if I’m successful?” … “Successful people can’t find balance elsewhere in their lives” … “A successful business or career means my family loses….” So what does this mean for us?
If you’re a purpose-driven entrepreneur it’s likely you have a big heart and a big vision. And you want to achieve your goals as quickly as possible so you can reach more people and build a successful business. Having built my own businesses, worked with many successful business owners, and studied countless more, there are three key traits common to them all. What are they and are you taking full advantage of them in your business? (more…)
Every week I have the absolute pleasure, and honour, of visiting my parents in their retirement village on Australia’s beautiful Sunshine Coast. The time I get to spend with my parents is precious within itself, but then the opportunity to meet with other all the souls in this community is an extra bonus.
When I look into their beautiful faces and see the years of experience and the lines of wisdom on their faces, I’m honoured to be in their presence. I also wonder have they told their story? Have they lived the life that they want to live? Have they lived their dreams? (more…)
I had a big realisation last week about myself and my attitude to my business that made sense of my last couple of months. You see I’d been off colour for a while – not enough to rest in bed – but just unwell enough to feel extremely tired and pretty average as I went about things. Then when I thought things should be better, they got worse. About two weeks ago I was hit by waves of vertigo that were pretty un-nerving and, at one point, dangerous. Well, if nothing else the vertigo made me STOP, look at what I was doing and finally seek some health advice. (more…)