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We're all Dog Paddling At the Beginning

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Have you ever swum in salt water?

The water is soft, caressing your skin and as you lay back, you float effortlessly. A few lazy kicks of your legs and you are gliding.

You feel the sun, warm upon your face as you gaze up into the blueness of the sky and wonder at the ease of this new way of being in the water.

It’s unlike the freshwater lakes and swimming pools you’ve been before. It’s… Bliss.

Now, imagine that this is the experience for you and your client after they give you a happy yes t…

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How does your business garden grow?

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Over time of course.

Only Jack of the Beanstalk fairy tale fame plants a seed that grows magically overnight into the clouds.

Online, there’s a lot of promises about magical growth and magical formulas.

…Which might take you down a misleading path lined with flawed promises and embarrassing  expectations.

An inexperienced  gardener, misled by the smoke and mirrors of internet promises might be tempted to do things like –

Dig up the seed, throw it away and try a different one.

Forget about …

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Success doesn’t come from a one size fits all

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“In just 15 years she’d grown a successful business.”

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Celebrate and Make Your Year Great

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What will you do to make 2021 a year to remember?

I asked myself that question this past week and source answered loud and clear.

Celebrate.

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Not just New Year’s but every chance that comes around, because when you do, even more of the good stuff appears.

That’s when I realized just how many opportunities I’d let slide by in 2020. And what a shame, because despite the pandemic, there have been many good and some truly great, things to celebrate.

I do have to admit that I kind of suck at it…

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How This One Belief is the Secret to Your Achievements

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What do you consider your biggest achievements? Are they from work, in your community or perhaps in your family? Or maybe you have more personal achievements.  A physical or emotional challenge which required you to really decide if and how you would rise to the occasion.

One of the hallmarks of self leadership is the belief that you can meet and handle any challenge that comes your way, it's called "self efficacy". It's not an everyday term, but it is powerful and different from self worth, or…

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