If you want to sell more in your business, you might want to start by improving your persuasion. And, the key to successful persuasion is to tap into people's emotions. That's the secret to getting people to take action—you tap into their emotions. It doesn't matter if you're persuading a potential buyer to invest in your offerings or your kids to go to bed at a decent … [Read more...] about How to Persuade Using Love Versus Fear
When I was in high school and thought about my dreams of becoming a fiction author, a part of me would always butt in and say: "Wait! This isn't deep enough. How can I change the world writing romantic suspense, psychological thrillers?" I really wrestled with this. Elizabeth Gilbert talked about this in her book "Big Magic," where she said (and I'm paraphrasing) anyone … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! The Real Reason Why Art is Important
Years ago, I heard Catherine Ryan Hyde speak at a writer's event. Catherine is the author of the book Pay It Forward, which was made into a movie starring Kevin Spacey. There was one thing she said that always stuck with me, although it was only recently that I finally fully understood it. When she decided she was going to pursue a career as a fiction writer, her mother … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Why a Plan B Could Be Keeping You Small
Have you ever decided you were ready for a big breakthrough and, instead, found yourself in the middle of a big breakdown? Maybe it looks like this. You've decided. You're finally starting your business or writing your book or launching that new program. You've been getting signs from the Universe that this IS the step to take in order to have that massive breakthrough. … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Why There’s a Breakdown Before the Breakthrough
This is the fifth step of a five-part series where I'm walking you through the five steps of transformation and why each step is essential when you're ready to make a huge shift and uplevel your business and/or life. Step 1 is to pause. Step 2 is to make a decision. Step 3 is to take action -- the opposite action you normally would take. Step 4 is to feel all the emotions … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Why You Can’t Rush Transformation Step 5
This is the fourth of a five-part series where I'm walking you through the five steps of transformation and why each step is essential when you're ready to make a huge shift and uplevel your business and/or life. Step 1 is to pause. Step 2 is to make a decision. Step 3 is to take action -- the opposite action you normally would take. So, what's the fourth step? Feel the … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Why You Can’t Rush Transformation Step 4
If you consider yourself a conscious, heart-centered, mission-driven, spiritual entrepreneur, you may have been horrified when you first learned the basics of traditional copy, marketing, and sales. There was NO WAY you wanted to use tactics and strategies that felt so hype-y and sales-y and inauthentic in your marketing. Right? But, what were the alternatives? Not using … [Read more...] about Sell More with Love: Why Fear-Based Marketing Works
For years, the first thing I would do in the morning was read my email. Before coffee. (And trust me, I REALLY like my coffee.) Sometimes even before letting my dogs outside. It was bad. Now, at the time, I did have friends who encouraged me to stop that practice. Successful people don't start their day in their inbox, and as I constantly was saying I wanted to be more … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Stop Checking Email First Thing in the Morning
If you've been a part of the information marketing/personal development/transformation industry for any length of time, you've likely heard the phrase "uplevel your business" bandied about. You especially may have heard talk about how to put yourself on the "fast track" to unleveling your business if you've ever heard an offer for a high-level program, such as a high-end … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Are You Trying to Uplevel Your Business Too Soon?
Before I dive into walking you though how to build a business around multiple passions, I thought I'd back up a step and talk about whether or not this is even a good idea. Conventional wisdom says no. Never build a business around multiple passions. And for years, I, too, would also advise entrepreneurs not to do it, because it's a lot of work. You see, while in some … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! How Do You Build a Business Around Multiple Passions?