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3 Keys to Creating Personal Freedom with Your Business

Do you want to have it all? 3-Keys-Personal-freedom-w_BDo you want to break beyond the one-on-one and serve more people, become known for your expertise, make money and a difference, all while maintaining personal freedom at the end of the day? By “personal freedom,” I mean, you get to choose how much you travel and how much you don’t. You decide how much money you want to make, and how many hours or days in a week you want to work. That’s not just a pipe dream. You really can have it all. Here are the three keys to creating a business and a life that you’ll love: 1. Structure. Structure gives you the ability to be yourself, have fun and sell a ton. If you want to have personal freedom as well as a successful business, you have ... More

 

Wanna Be a Leader? Serve.

LeadershipPeople ask me all the time how I created a leadership position in my industry. That’s actually a very interesting story, because, earlier in my career, when I was actually “trying” to be a leader, I kept finding myself in the second-in-command position. Not that I minded. It was a pleasure to support the person who was leading the organization. In fact, I thought that I would do that for my whole life. Then, one day, I got booted out of the supportive position I thought I’d have forever, and it forced me to take a look at my own gifts. Slowly, but surely, I started getting those gifts out into the world and serving others. And then, one day, I turned around and people were following me! I was a leader. So ... More

 

It’s Not About You

One of the questions that I’m often asked is, “Why is it so hard to sell my own services?” I can relate. I was raised in corporate sales, and I could go out there for Pfizer, for Hewlett-Packard, and offer their services all day long. I even won awards for doing so. But I’ll never forget the first time I got in front of an audience to do my own signature talk, “Boost Sales Using Irresistible Offers.” I was sweating and shaking so much! Of course, I’ve come a long way since then, but offering your own products and, especially, your own services, really is one of the most vulnerable things you can do. The yes or no you get, which is impersonal when you’re working for someone else, suddenly feels personal. It feels as though ... More