When I first started researching the habits of successful people, one of the biggest things that jumped out at me was how different they all were. And this was especially true with how they began their day. Some swore by exercising. Some by meditation. Some spent an hour reading a variety of newspapers. Some avoided the news like a plague. There was really no rhyme or … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! How Successful People Start Their Day
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
There's a surprising story in the beginning of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and Business. Lisa's life was a train wreck. She couldn't hold down a job, drank too much, ate too much, smoked, and was in substantial debt. Then, one day, her husband told her he was leaving her for another woman. Initially, she spent four months crying, binge … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! Could Changing One Habit Change Your Life?
Have you ever had one of those days where it just feels like nothing is going your way and you're helpless to do anything to change it? Maybe you got a call that your kid is acting up at school, a new client just cancelled and now you feel like you're about to get sick. Or maybe it's not just a day–maybe it's been weeks or even months where everything feels like an uphill … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! What Do You Do When You Feel Like You Have NO Control?
For years, I had a secret. And that secret was -- I was obsessed around getting myself to stop procrastinating. Now, from the outside, it certainly LOOKED like I was getting a lot done. Multiple 6-figure business, nonfiction books published, fiction books published. But, inside it was a constant struggle. I would set aside time to work on my book projects or my blog … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! How Do I Stop Procrastinating?
If you're anything like I once was, you've got your nose to the grindstone as you work to reach the goals you've set for 2017, which also likely means your self-care has ended up right at the bottom of the to-do list. Again. The "old me" would be right there with you. I always pushed myself to the brink of exhaustion (and sometimes right over that edge). Rather than … [Read more...] about Why Good Self-Care Equals Good Business