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Act “As If”

May 21, 2017

Is it time, yet, for you to create the story of your life that you want…regardless of your thoughts and beliefs that tell you differently?

What you believe has a major impact on your experiences. In my new book, Generation Why Not®? I continue to see how this Generation moves forward towards their goals, in spite of doubt and overwhelm.

I have a few questions I would love for you to consider: “What if you already reached your most recent goal? What would that feel like? What would that mean for you? For others? What are your thoughts now? What do you now believe to be true?”

So, I’m curious to know what would happen if I…and you…”Acted as if” we’ve reached our priority goal? Let me share some real examples:

What if… “I hit 6 digits ($100,000 plus) or 7 digits in my business…a million dollars, plus.”
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What would you have to think to be there now?
*What would you have to believe for this to be true?
*How different would your life be? Your business? Your influence?
*What actions would you need to take?

What if…“ I’m writing my book and know it will be published.”
*What would you have to think to be there now?
*What would you have to believe to be true?
*How different would your life be? Your business? Your influence?
*What actions would you need to take?

After visiting a dear friend on the oncology floor of Cedars Hospital, it became apparent and “up close and personal,” that time waits for no one.

Until next time…be Brilliant and Courageous…Why Not?

What is a Book Brand?

May 9, 2017

Down and dirty, a Book Brand is one that is consistent with who you are, your story, your experiences up until now, the pivotal moments in your life and how you and your story are different…so that your readers are motivated to read your book.

One of the most confusing aspects of being an author is in creating a strong, influential and authentic Book Brand. You have to give the reader a reason to pick up and purchase your book. Then, you need to give them a compelling reason to share it with their friends.

One of the reasons that seems so difficult, is that you really need to know the answers to some important questions. Read More

Bees and a Hummingbird…a Natural Eco-System

April 27, 2017

On my walk the other morning, I stopped at these gorgeous purple plants and saw bees swarming through them, plus one beautiful hummingbird. I thought, what a beautiful and natural eco-system. Both species are enjoying nature’s delight, and using them for different purposes.

And, everyone is getting along harmoniously.

Then, my thoughts went to Time…how can I harmoniously enjoy nature’s bounty of time, even though I have several different projects (species) of work to do?

Well, most recently, I offered a complimentary teleseminar on my new Daily Schedule, simply called 2-4-3. Let me be clear…simplicity for a writer doesn’t happen easily. Read More

Who Needs a Brand? Everyone, including Cities

April 17, 2017

I love everything about Branding. People have often asked me why I am such a “Branding Geek” and all I can say is that every business, product and even city has a Brand. It may not be the one that represents who you are, tells your story well, or attracts the people/buyers/readers/followers that you desire. But, you have a Brand, whether you know it or not.

For those that aren’t clear on their Brand, it goes into what I refer as the “Brand Pit.” It goes into a deep well with other brands, never really telling their story clearly, focused on who they are or sharing why they are different than others doing what they do.

Looking even further, I find psychology, why people do what they do…intrigues me to no end. It is no wonder that I have two advanced degrees in Psychology…one is clinical psychology and the other is spiritual psychology. Read More

If your phone could talk, what would it say?

April 6, 2017

I used to think that Mercury in Retrograde was something my daughter believed that gave her “permission” as an “excuse” for communication mishaps. It’s not that I didn’t believe her, it was just that I am so results-oriented that I believe we create our own world. What I forgot to realize is that Universal Energy does play a part in our co-creation.

I now am a firm believer!!!…as of yesterday.

Yesterday morning I had a great check-in call with my awesome assistant, Melissa, and was planning to take a walk. I was in the elevator and one of the visitors didn’t realize that the elevator security code was on. As I was helping her decode the code, my phone dropped.

Next thing I knew, I had dropped my phone down a very slim space in the elevator that went down to the first floor…I was on the 10th!! Read More

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