Self-Awareness for Business

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

Why We Ignore Our Intuition

Trusting Your Gut Do you yell at characters in horror movies who go into dark basements instead of escaping through outside? There’s always that one person in a horror movie that says, “We shouldn’t be doing this,” but defies their instinct. Sadly, we’re not all that different. We’re pretty off when it comes to trusting…

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Connecting to Your Intuition

Intuition is the Most Ignored Gift You have something that Steve Jobs once called more powerful than intellect. It’s so powerful that our military continues to investigate it. I think of it as a divine gift we’re all blessed with to know something before having tangible evidence. Intuition is such an essential yet underused asset,…

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The Worst Advice For Happiness

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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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 you can…

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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 speak at the meeting,” “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 deflates your spirit? It always seems to happen when you’re ready to take…

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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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