WHY we need STORY

We long for connection with all that is curious and creative. We are creatures who belong to each other for reasons beyond analysis, for it is our heart’s desire and our life’s dream to fulfill a worthy story. We ache with a need to connect and create or sadly the other is we become numbContinue reading “WHY we need STORY”

KIND is the new COOL

The REAL DEAL Benefits Of Being Socially Responsible in Business There are benefits on both sides of being a socially responsible business. We all like to connect with good people, as do customers, who also prefer to associate with good businesses. And being a socially responsible business is a great way to attract positive attentionContinue reading “KIND is the new COOL”

Being YOU!

Being the best YOU eliminates competition and comparisons. The truth is no one can be better at being you, than you! I have been in the business of helping people identify their authentic self for well over 20 years. It’s been indeed a powerful, rewarding, challenging, and revealing process and I say that with absoluteContinue reading “Being YOU!”

Learning from a Master

As a Business Culture and Story-Based Branding Consultant, my role is to help people or businesses gain clarity about the ‘real deal’ value and message of their brand; the STORY and the PURPOSE. These are the four topics I cover in my signature branding process – The CULTURE of your brand invites your audience toContinue reading “Learning from a Master”

THE ARTIST

THE ARTIST – Creates COMMUNITY/TRIBE Some other choices in this category are Designer, Painter, Musician and Poet. Through your expression of life as an Artist you create tribes or followers that form community. This is how you grow your style of leadership. It is through your followers/community that you can see how your visions and artisticContinue reading “THE ARTIST”

Real Deal, Real Time…

I so love doing real seminars in real time. Because that’s the only way to create a lasting shift in people – as humans we need to FEEL in order to LEARN that is what we call having an EXPERIENCE, which is also how we gain experience. I believe we have confused the word experienceContinue reading “Real Deal, Real Time…”

Are you up for it?

REAL DEAL 12 C’s #5. Live your COMMITMENT Know your commitment. Create a clear Vision Statement for your life and your business that inspires you and encompasses your highest values and priorities.  Be committed even when you don’t want to, don’t feel like it, or it isn’t fun.  Standing firm in your commitments will pushContinue reading “Are you up for it?”

Why do people start their own business?

REAL DEAL 12 C’s # 4. Invite COLLABORATION Valuable collaboration is based on perfect alignment. Only invite collaboration that has a vision that resonates with yours. Collaboration creates currency so choose your affiliates carefully and wisely. Be very clear about your needs for collaboration. Build a good relationship with the people you collaborate with. CollaborationContinue reading “Why do people start their own business?”

Is your job the same as your purpose?

Our Collective Vision Broadens And Strengthens Our Horizons… Practice CO-CREATION Invest in your own work and invest your time being with other co-creators. Develop innovations and systems that build connectivity. Find joy in your community efforts that you share with others because your life purpose is expressed through your ability to co-create. Good relationships, buildContinue reading “Is your job the same as your purpose?”

What does being “In The Moment” really mean?

Today I made a fantastic distinction around Diversity = Dynamic One of the challenges of sharing ideas in family, team, and community – is we can experience control or get upset and regularly come away feeling confused by another person’s strong point of view around systems, a project or start-ups. I believe this is attributed toContinue reading “What does being “In The Moment” really mean?”