Last week I wrote that moods and emotions are infallible barometers of the quality of our thinking. When we are experiencing the innate wellbeing that is our default setting, our thinking is creative, resourceful, wise. When we are temporarily cut off from our innate wellbeing, our thinking is recursive and constrained. That being so, I said that the wisest way to live, not to mention grow a business, is to lean into wellbeing. To manage from happiness.
But what if you’re experiencing a massive case of resistance? (more…)
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. ~ Albert Schweitzer
What’s going on when you put your work out there and you don’t get the response you’d hoped for?
When your thing doesn’t fly?
I’ve been thinking about this because recently one of my best things didn’t do as well as I’d expected. I’ll tell you about it in a minute. But first, let’s talk about how to manage for happiness even when your thing doesn’t fly. (more…)
Excuse me, but who’s responsible for your life?
Given that you’re reading this, I can be reasonably certain that you’ll say you are responsible. That you are all over personal responsibility.
…are you living that way?
Or are you waiting for your life and business to unfold the way you wish they would? (more…)
This week the ezine goes live with a NO COST Not-So-Quarterly Accidental Entrepreneurs Community Call. The topic is productivity and motivation, also known as taking control of your time. Here’s a quick-and-dirty synopsis of what I’ll be sharing.
The truth is, we can’t control time. Duh. But we have great steaming gobs of choice over how we structure it. The problem is that structures can be difficult to design, hard to maintain, and just plain boring. (more…)