The morning I resigned from my advertising job to commit to full time entrepreneurship I was riddled with indecision, anxiety and doubt. Was I being irresponsible? Maybe. Was it too risky? Perhaps. Should I wait? I didn't know for certain....
High self esteem, or confidence is often the single differentiator between people who get what they want and people who don’t. Those who think and believe they can do something — run a marathon, start an entrepreneurial venture, ask...
Sometime in life, other people often make us nervous, they make us feel inferior. This covers the spectrum from higher ups at work, love interests, people we don't know at parties, popular people from school or the office, even...
"Man, she is so bossy!" The comment stung, but it wasn’t the first time I’d heard that about myself. A couple years back, I was in a disorganized group at a corporate sales summit. We had 15 minutes to brainstorm...
“In Mandarin Chinese, they have two words for selfish. One means doing that which is beneficial to you and the other means hoarding, greedy, and cruel. We, in English, have pushed those two words together.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert "I hate...
The very thought of self-promotion is enough to make most cringe, but I love what P.T. Barnum said... “Without promotion, something terrible happens... nothing!” Quiet achievers – this one is for you! Entrepreneurs and employees – this matters to all of...
One afternoon, I received an email that thrilled me for a second—and then completely terrified me for 20 minutes. A radio host had asked me to speak on his show about charisma and how politicians manipulate it. Do I...
Oh confidence - that elusive, gorgeous, attractive quality that we all secretly seek more of. Wouldn't it be great if would just buy a massive bottle of it so that we could sneak it into our coffee on that days that...
A while ago, I got my butt to a yoga class for the first time in a long time. Over the months, at my local studio, I had become friendly with a girl I often saw there. Every so often, we...
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” — Dr. Seuss I would sometimes feel like a wind-up doll when I worked in corporate sales. It was always: Smile, show up, nod, say yes, make everyone like you....

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