Self-Awareness for Business

Tips and fresh perspectives on leveraging self-awareness in business and entrepreneurship.

The Worst Advice For Happiness

The Worst Advice For Happiness
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Happiness Requires Deliberate Action “Don’t look back because that’s not the direction you’re going”.  Of all of the tips for happiness, this is the worst.  How many times have you indulged the memes and the gurus encouraging you to cut ties to your past? It’s comforting to believe that there’s no value in experiences that…

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The Worst Advice For Happiness
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Turn Jealousy Into Inspiration

Green With Envy In school, there was a beautiful girl named Regina, who I spent years being jealous of. Her long flowing hair, delicate features, and trendy clothes put my curly mullet, awkward features, and old lady wardrobe to shame. We’ve all had a few Reginas in our lives. The secret is that jealousy is…

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Politics and Self-Awareness

Finding Our Way Out of Their Boxes Politics has colored our world black and white. As a 41-year-old woman born to a black father and white mother, the current state of how politics is screwing with our self-awareness even blows me away. It seems that as we increase our consumption of politics, we decrease our…

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Self-Talk For Success

Our Self-Talk Needs a Makeover “You’re not smart enough to get promoted,” “You’re too old to get in shape,” “You’re too young to start a business,” “You’ll never find love at that size”…  Don’t you hate how that negative self-talk jumps out when you take on something new (finally ready to bet on yourself)? It knows…

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Tips for Motivation

Motivation is the High We’re Always Chasing The Nike slogan “Just Do It” makes the idea of working toward our goals feel easy.  If you’ve ever had an ambitious goal to crush, you realize there’s a massive gap between “just doing it” and achieving a goal.  It often requires a mental shift, that doesn’t happen…

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New Year’s Resolutions Worth Keeping

New Year’s Resolutions My last twenty new year’s resolutions have included the ambitious goal of achieving six-pack abs.  At 41, I’m no closer to those abs, than a BRAVO Real Housewife is to being filler-free.  Each new year we enthusiastically set out to hit one or more targets.  According to an article in the NY…

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How to Deal With Regret

How to Deal With Regret From grade school, we learn that mistakes, (and enough of them), equal failure.  Mistakes carry a weight that’s heavy on our shoulders, keeping us reluctant to step outside our comfort zones.  Many of us deal with regret in self-destructive ways (causing a pileup of regrets).  Some mistakes surprise us, just…

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How to Hold Yourself Accountable With no Motivation

The Motivation Myth Stopping You From Holding Yourself Accountable We often use motivation as a general statement.  “I have no motivation today.” This idea of motivation makes it harder to hold yourself accountable. It’s a bullshit claim.  Motivation is a general desire or willingness to do something.  Lacking motivation isn’t the issue. The direction our…

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