Reframe Your Thoughts And Improve Your Results

Reframe Your Thoughts And Improve Your Results

A powerful skill to have in our toolboxes is the ability to reframe our thoughts. When we grab on to a negative thought it’s incredibly easy for that to spiral into a whole narrative that pulls us down instead of lifting us up.   It’s not a skill that is exclusive to business but it’s definitely one that is beneficial to hone and apply in that part of our life.

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Bogus Expiration Dates Steal Dreams

Bogus Expiration Dates Steal Dreams

As I opened my email today the first subject line I saw across the top of my screen was: “Go after what you want before it’s too late.”

While I am a whole-hearted advocate for going after what you want and believe we should absolutely live our life with a sense of purpose and urgency, this headline just didn’t sit right with me. In felt like an urging to talk to you about subjective timelines and the notion of expiration dates on our goals and dreams, so here it goes…

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If Networking Feels Slimy You're Doing It Wrong

If Networking Feels Slimy You're Doing It Wrong

I remember a time when my network was almost non-existent. I didn’t put myself in the position to meet new people because frankly, even the word, networking, made my skin crawl. That’s because I didn’t have a good example of what true networking looked like. Fortunately, with deliberate attention, that changed. Today I’m grateful to be able to say I have a vibrant & supportive global network… one that has been a joy to build.

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Skipping Celebration Jeopardizes Long Term Results

Skipping Celebration Jeopardizes Long Term Results

We set goals and never acknowledge or celebrate the small steps we take that move us closer to where we want to be. When you stop and think about it, this actually shouldn’t be a surprise. Even when we accomplish a big goal, it’s not uncommon for there to be an absence of celebration because of the feeling that there’s no time to ‘waste’ before moving on to the next thing.

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What No One Is Telling You About Being Stuck

What No One Is Telling You About Being Stuck

You’ve done everything you know how to do. You’re exhausted from wrestling and trying to break free and your stuckness is intensifying.

What would you say if I told you that you’re really not stuck at all? I’m imagining — after calling me a few colorful names — you’d go on to make your case for why you absolutely are! You’d tell me the story that you’ve been telling yourself repeatedly. But it would be based on fiction not fact.

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Why You Need A Laughter Break

Why You Need A Laughter Break

When’s the last time you had a good laugh… not just a chuckle but the side-splitting, milk out your nose, almost pee your pants kind of laughter?  If you have to think before you answer, it’s been too long.

You might be thinking to yourself, “Lanette, the stuff going on in my life and business is no laughing matter.” And I get that. I know things can get messy and intense. 

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