12 Most Popular Posts on My Blog

These 12 posts on my blog have been the “greatest hits” so far. I put a lot of my heart and insights into these.

These posts cover my usual range of topics so they give you a good sense of what I’m about: introverts, soulful self-employment, marketing, confidence, fear, communication, and leaps of faith.

  1. Self-employment Ideas for Introverts
  2. Being Introverted Is a GOOD Thing! The Truth About Introversion
  3. The Introvert’s Path from Pain to Confidence
  4. Do You Confuse Extroversion with Confidence?
  5. Why You Get Tongue-Tied About Your Work and What To Do
  6. Is It Self-employment Induced ADD?
  7. You Are Closer Than You Think
  8. Your “Worst” Trait Could Be Your Superpower
  9. The Self-Employment Leap of Faith
  10. When Something Feels Too Big for You, Say Yes
  11. 1 Easy Step for Getting New Clients Now
  12. Do You Like the Sound of SOULpreneurs?

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Someone Who Actually Understands Balance

Oh my, I barely have words to go with this video. Please watch it and let the inspiration and artistry sink in. Be sure to watch the exquisite ending. Wow!

What metaphors or stories does it bring up for you?

While I watched, at first I couldn’t breathe as I saw what was happening and I didn’t want anything to fall. Yikes, how will it all balance? (Like life!)

And then I just let her inner strength and calm presence find its way into me too.

While watching, part of me had a good laugh at the elusive Balance we all crave and struggle to find. Is she the only one who gets how to balance? Nearly everyone I meet says they want more balance in their lives. How do we find it? Continue reading

You Are Closer Than You Think

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
~Thomas Edison

The shore is there even when you can't see it through the fog.

The shore is there even when you can’t see it through the fog.

You’d be surprised how many people come to see me for career or business guidance who are sure they are completely lost at sea in a fog, only to discover they were only a mile from shore.

And then there are often tears at the discovery — both for the relief, and for the grief — of having tread water for so long. Continue reading

Top 10 TED Talks for Rethinking and Inspiring Your Work

In my last post, I mentioned my favorite inspiring podcasts, one of which is the TED Talks video podcast.  I love TED Talks, those inspiring talks you can watch free online. So it’s about time I dedicate a blog post to TED.

I want to tell you my favorite TED Talks for making your work life more fun, empowered, and successful. My clients will recognize some of these as ones I suggest for homework.

First, I have a celebration to share. I’m excited that I’m going to attend my first live TEDx event (TEDx Shelburne Falls). I even get to help out with it, including volunteering to coach one of the speakers.

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Top 6 Inspiring Podcasts for Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Do you listen to podcasts? I enjoy them regularly. They’re free and can be fantastic sources of education. They can be a waste of time too, full of sales pitch junk, so I’ve discovered some that are worth the time, especially for heart-centered business growers. They’re also useful for any creative independent thinkers.

Here’s my favorites list and some info for podcast newbies…  Continue reading