4 posts from month 12/2014

Joyful Holiday Wishes for You

I love the magical feeling this season brings. While it may be snowing and storming (literally and metaphorically) outside our windows, within we have our love to keep us warm. May you enjoy and share in the warmth and cheer this magical season brings! All my love and my warmest wishes for a joyful and abundant 2015, Ho, Ho, Ho! photo credit: Bud

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If Our Stories Were Our Truth, We Might Call Them That

We share stories to share our voice and our perspective in a way we feel will be emotionally impactful. We craft our stories in a particular way, changing them each time we tell them. We craft them from our experience and imagination, and the beautifully unique way we each perceive our world. They're not the truth, nor our truth. They are our stories. It's not even the whole story that we get the privilege of hearing or sharing with each other when we're storytelling. It's only a glimpse ...

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You’re So Much More Than Your Story

There's a growing phenomenon in Business, specifically in Marketing and Branding trends, of increasingly emphasizing the importance of telling your story — or more truthfully, selling your story. This concept confuses me. Asking me what my story is confuses me. You knowing what your story is confuses me. When I'm asked what my story is, for instance, I may think about my "Innerpreneurial" story just to help my mind focus, but even then I fragment into a million directions. Do I ...

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Systems Thinking My Way to Freedom

In order to write Pay What It's Worth, my first book of what I hope is many books, I needed to trick myself into not being so scared. I didn't believe I could do it. I didn't trust that I had what it took to fulfill a dream I'd held for so long. I couldn't see how I could clearly share everything that was within me. As time passed and I continued to struggle with inaction, I decided that a re-framing was in order. I needed to see my newly forming book not as a static unchanging express...

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