June 19, 2018

You Don’t Need More Confidence (Here’s What You Might Need Instead)

Whether you’re starting a brand new adventure or you’re shifting course down an already beaten pathway, change can be a scary thing. And when it comes to making a new start with an old endeavor, it carries a particular kind of fear-based baggage. You might worry about what people will say. Will it make you look like a flake? Does it make you feel embarrassed because the first try was a flop? Or do you […]
June 5, 2018

For The Win: Why Celebration of EVERY Achievement Is The Crucial To Your Long-Term Success

Making a fresh start can bring on big-time excitement. You’re setting a new goal or refreshing an old one. You’re envisioning a grand future, and your motivation is at an all-time high. Turning over a new leaf can be a thrill-ride, fo ‘sho. But just like everything else, it has a flip side… Sometimes you look at where you are right now and compare it to where you wish you were. And the distance between […]
May 30, 2018

5 Words That Kill Your Motivation (And How To Stop Them From Stealing Your Mojo)

I have to be honest with you. Lately, in my business, I’ve been feeling stuck. We’re talking a serious case of the business blahs. You know, those times where nothing–not even your most impassioned goals–can spur you into action? That’s what I was looking at. I have to say this recent case of the blahs threw me for a loop. I mean, I’m passionate about what I do. My WHY is still rock-solid. So why […]
May 2, 2018

Is Motivation JUST An Inside Job? 3 Ways That Your Environment Affects Your Success

What really motivates you? Do things that nudge you into action come from something outside of you, or are you motivated strictly by your inner wisdom? We all have varying degrees of inner and outer motivation. But which one is more significant? Sometimes answering that question feels like that age-old debate about “nature vs. environment.” Sure, inner and outer influences both matter. But which one is ultimately more important? I personally lean harder towards intrinsic motivation. […]