According to Julia Cameron, author of The Artist's Way, the fear of being a bad speller is remarkably common in people who want to write but are blocked creatively. It doesn’t matter that the fear is irrational; it doesn't matter that every single word-processing program out there comes with a spell checker these days. Regardless, the fear of not being able to spell still … [Read more...] about Is a Fear of Spelling Keeping You From Success?
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
Over the years, one of the biggest things I've seen trip up entrepreneurs (especially conscious, heart-centered, spiritual, love-based ones) is knowing how much to charge for your products and services. The struggle between trying to earn a solid income with how comfortable YOU are owning your own value is huge. So, that's why I asked my friend Ali Shanti (you may also know her … [Read more...] about Stop Trying to Charge What You’re Worth and What to Do Instead
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?
There's nothing wrong with wanting to stay safe. The problem comes in when wanting to stay safe starts to interfere with your dreams. I started this conversation on this episode of Flip It! called "A Simple Marketing Exercise That Could Transform Your Business." There, I talk about committing to consistently taking action on one marketing tactic for a year and see what … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Are You Trading Your Success For Safety?
Has this ever happened to you? You have a big goal. Maybe you want to start a business or grow a business. Maybe you want to hit a certain income goal. Or maybe you're finally ready to start writing your book. So, you start taking action toward that goals. But ... something funny happens. All these fears start coming up. What if I fail? What if I succeed? What if I … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Why Aren’t My Goals Coming True?
Yes, the product launch is dead. No, it isn't. It depends. (Way to be decisive Michele!) Before I dig in, I want to start by defining “product launch.” Product launches aren't new. Businesses have been crafting campaigns to launch a new product or program or service for as long as they've been creating new offerings. Turning the unveiling of a new product into an … [Read more...] about Product Launch Secrets: Are Product Launches Dead?
Along with creating new goals and resolutions, it's also that time of year to dust off the crystal ball (aka an angel snow globe in my case) and make some predictions for the New Year, especially around the hot topic of business success. And, I'm not going to sugar coat it; 2017 was a little rough, and it could get rougher. BUT, as always, there is opportunity as well, … [Read more...] about 7 HOT Predictions for Business Success
It’s practically an epidemic; every year, people toss their unaccomplished business goals from the previous year in the garbage, and gear up to set new ones on January 1. And every year, no matter how fresh and shiny the new business goals are, there's always little to no progress made toward them. Why? Well, to start, if you don’t do things differently, how can you … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Steps to Set Business Goals That FINALLY Come True
It happens to the best of us: mind chatter, mental noise, mental chatter … whatever name you give it, you've undoubtedly experienced it. Maybe it happens just before you fall asleep at night, and you just can't turn off your mind. You're running through your to-do list for tomorrow, or going over and over a conversation you had with a client. Maybe you're so busy worrying … [Read more...] about 3 Tips to Getting Rid of Mind Chatter and Mental Noise, So You Can Finally Have Peace of Mind