Category : Goal Setting

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The Bottom Line is Not Just a Catch Phrase: Risk and Commitment in Business

The Bottom Line

Learning What Matters In Business

The ‘Bottom Line’ is Not Just a Catch Phrase Staying Afloat: Risk and Commitment in Business

“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” – Andy Warhol

You’ve committed your life savings and some of the family’s money to help your business get up and running. You are now hanging on by a shoestring. Or you have gone through an upside, and are now on a financial downside and teetering on the edge of failure financially. Risk is high, and the bottom line is staring at you. But you just know that your business idea is a good one and you should be doing better.

The question is “What are you going to do now?”

Commitment

If you are 100% committed to your business, if you believe in it passionately, I ask you, “Would someone else not be interested in funding your business? Would you not be able to convince them to invest? What would that take?”
Let’s examine the situation.

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Clarity Goal Setting Work/Life Balance

Learning What Matters In Business

Self-Awareness, Expectations & Outcomes in Work and Life

Self-Awareness, Expectations &
Outcomes in Work and Life

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. It may mean giving up familiar but limiting patterns, safe but unrewarding work, values no longer believed in, and relationships that have lost their meaning.
-John C. Maxwell

What we say and do in the workplace is often a reflection of how we grew up. Why is this worth noting? The values and behavior habits we developed growing up are often acted out in both our work and home environments.

The more we know about ourselves, what we value in life – and business, the more honest and open we are likely to be with ourselves about what is working, what is not, when we are ‘true’ to ourselves, and when we are not.

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Clarity Goal Setting Motivation

Balancing Your Business Demands with Your Life

Repeating Patterns, Like Habits, can be Pleasing or Annoying

 Repeating Patterns, Like Habits, can be Pleasing or Annoying

“How many people are trapped in their everyday habits: part numb, part frightened, part indifferent? To have a better life, we must keep choosing how we’re living.”

  Albert Einstein

If you aren’t bouncing out of bed in the morning, or finding laughter and happiness intermingled throughout your day, it’s time to step back and take a look at what you are doing and how you are doing it.

Does your life feel a bit like you are running on and on, and there is no light at the end of the tunnel? Does it feel as if the joy and fun are seeping out of your life? Is it possible depression is seeping into your life?

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