Did you know that King Charles VI believed that if someone touched him, he would shatter into pieces? His belief was so intense that he wore reinforced clothing to prevent his buttocks from breaking!..
Believe it or not, we are already halfway through the calendar year. Remember those resolutions you set for yourself last December? Well, most people forgot about those only a few weeks into the new year. For those of us still striving towards our goals, it’s a good idea to take stock of how you are doing.
I’ve been married for 27 years, raised five kids, struggled financially, had partnerships burn to ashes and I can honestly say that being an entrepreneur has been one of the hardest things I have ever done.
For those of you that are entrepreneurs, you know what I mean.
How do you get better at those crucial conversations at work and at home? Pick your scenario: you have a board meeting to discuss company strategy, a team meeting to complete a project on deadline, a difficult conversation with your spouse, friend or boss. How do these conversations typically go? Well? Or do they end in some version of a fist-fight?
I bet you have been given many messages throughout your lifetime that are based on ‘lack’ mentality. You have most likely heard that success only comes to those who work really hard, go the extra mile and push things into being. Believe it or not, this way of thinking can be the epitome of scarcity.
Did you know the words you choose influence, essentially, every area of your life? Your emotions, your relationships, even your level of success. Our words can be very powerful tools, or the source of our own self-sabotage.