The world needs your gifts. Your gifts bring value. Your value makes your clients happy. Happy clients influence your bottom line. You deserve credit and compensation. But for some people, especially women, there is a problem with this equation.
People are hurting. Togetherness is a healer. Be the healer. Sharing your life with others is one of the biggest contributions- if not the biggest- you can make. No matter how skilled you are in your profession or how many designer handbags you have, love wins! The relationships you are building and will build sets a tone for your entire life.
When did you connect the dots? When did you realize that you are strong, when did you know that you had it all along? Was it a moment when you beat the odds? Or the time you won the long, drawn-out, hard-fought race at seven years old or at 57? Maybe you pinpointed that relentless strength after a proverbial swearing in ceremony that you’ll never repeat that mistake again because you’ve learned your lesson.
It doesn’t matter how strong of a person you are, we have a desire to be liked. It’s in our nature. When someone goes against the grain with unflattering or unkind words about you, it might sting but the key is to counter the heat before it does damage.
Caring about what others think of us is truly a waste of time. We know this but it can still be a challenge to put an end to the nonsense. Worrying about these trivial things can deplete your power. Losing power is counterproductive to the hard work you’ve poured into yourself.
I’m not waiting for a drumroll to say it: The future for female small business owners looks bright.
Reports suggest that women own nearly 40% of businesses in the U.S. These female bosses are transforming the small business landscape and there doesn’t appear to be a slowdown in sight.
Grudges can be dangerous. The inability to let go can eradicate joyful living, it can leave you empty and mad…very mad. Bitterness causes problems, it prevents you from settling into self, it cuts you short of embracing what’s good and great about YOU. You get stuck and when you’re stuck the greatness that you work so hard to achieve, slips further and further away…
I’ve always been the one asking questions, if not out loud, my curiosity was noisily within. I question the motivation behind my neighbors just as I do with world leaders. Questioning motives can lead to all sorts of ah-ha moments and one of those moments led me to RE-TV…