Walking in nervous

Last week I shared a story about a woman attending a new networking group and it not being quite what she expected. You can read it here. Let’s go over first question: Would you do anything differently? First let’s back up and look at what was happening even before she walked in the door. She was nervous and thinking about all the things she could be doing if she wasn’t going to the event. This is pretty normal. You’re nervous about … Continue reading

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What would you do?

Here’s the situation. You’re new to the area and interested in networking with other business owners. At an event you meet a new friendly face and she invites you to a group that she leads. It sounds like it’s a good fit. A couple of weeks later you’ve found the event online and decide to attend. As you drive there you’re nervous and picturing the group in your mind. You’ll see the person who invited you and a handful of … Continue reading

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Without leaps of imagination…

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. - Gloria Steinem

Nothing to add this week. Just a great quote I came across and wanted to share. What does this bring up for you? Share in the comments below.

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It doesn’t matter how slowly you go…

It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop. - Confucius

My immediate thought for this article was to share something about how to plan your year or how to stick to that plan. And then I remembered what my Facebook and LinkedIn feeds look like – not to mention my inbox! It seems that everyone is posting around these topics. It makes sense, it’s the beginning of a new year (heck, I’ve done it). And I generally read the articles and pull from them what works for me (I recommend you do the same, you don’t … Continue reading

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If you have built castles in the air

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost: that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. - Henry David Thoreau

Allow yourself to dream big for 2015! And build the foundation as you go.

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