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The perfectionist paralysis

The perfectionist paralysis

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Perfectionism is paralyzing. Take for example this website. This site, which is one of the first steps I have taken to launch my business, serves as a resource for small businesses looking to build their brand and connect with customers through social media. It took months for me to launch my website,…

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Changing the chatter

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At Revolution Why, I will be presenting a session called “Changing the chatter.” Through the session, I will be discussing self-talk and the importance of tuning in to it, and making an active effort to ensure that it is positive. I believe that we often feed ourselves thoughts, sometimes beliefs,…

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Show your strength: ask for help

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I’ve never understood why people have such a hard time asking for help. It seems like we fall into a trap that we have to do it all. Entrepreneurs starting their own businesses get overwhelmed and completely bogged down when they try to handle every aspect of their business from…

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Moving to a new URL

Moving to a new URL

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Today is the last day I’ll be posting a blog. Hah! Just kidding. I got your attention though, right? The reality is I’ll be moving to a new URL! Here are some details about my new website that I’ll be unveiling in September: Who should visit: small business owners and/or…

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Make your mornings: adopt a routine

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I recently started a new morning routine that has made me happier, more productive and motivated every single day. The routine involves learning, reflecting and moving, and was inspired by Hal Elrod‘s book “The Miracle Morning.” I was first introduced to Elrod on Jess Lively’s podcast. (I recently blogged about…

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Turning can’t into can

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I don’t like the word “can’t.” It never leads to anything remarkable; it just feeds into insecurity. When we tell ourselves that we can’t do something, we have already decided (before we’ve even tried) that we are unable. People who do great work, people who change lives, don’t use the…

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Clear the clutter

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Clutter can weigh you down. Clutter is chaotic, especially for people with high organizational skills. A cluttered apartment, or just having random crap in various places throughout your home, is stressful. Clutter makes it hard to find what you’re looking for and even harder to stay focused when working from…

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Being brave

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Today marks the end of the 30-Day Bravery Challenge and I couldn’t be prouder of myself for having participated in it. It was an incredible experience, and is definitely one of the better things I’ve done for myself in recent months. Being a part of Greg Faxon’s effort to create…

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