Mind Trap: Do You Suffer From Overly Creative Disorder (OCD)?

By | 2017-08-11T13:18:28+00:00 August 11th, 2017|

When people are stuck, especially entrepreneurs, the problem is rarely a lack of ideas. We’re a creative lot. The problem is we often have too many ideas. We suffer from Overly Creative Disorder – which, trust me, is a lot more fun than my Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, but still leaves us stuck in the sand. [...]

A Roadmap to Getting Unstuck

By | 2017-08-11T13:07:12+00:00 August 7th, 2017|

Will and I spent a winter in Croatia. (Side note: if you haven’t been, go! It’s a spectacular country.) We’d spent a few days in Split and we were heading down to Dubrovnik for the rest of winter. We were all set with a map, there were road signs, and I’d printed the directions. For [...]

What’s Important To You?

By | 2017-08-04T12:42:05+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

If you read my post Freedom From Your Mind Traps you might have discovered you know someone who is stuck in the Over-Thinking Mind Trap. You may know this person very well [wink]. In my book, Destination Aha! Becoming Unstuck in Life and Business, I take the reader through several exercises to free themselves from [...]

Are You a Back Stabber?

By | 2017-08-01T14:12:53+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Are you a back stabber? Spin back stabbing stories to news we can use. How about 'back stabbing' tips to relieve knots, shoulder pain and tight traps? Watch this hilarious online video, "60 Second Stretches to Get Knots from Shoulders, Upper Back and Traps" from Bob and Brad (self-declared) the most famous physical therapists on the internet. [...]

Freedom From Your Mind Traps

By | 2017-07-24T13:52:15+00:00 July 24th, 2017|

One of our biggest assets can also be the thing that trips us up and gets us stuck: our minds. Used properly, your mind is a brilliant engine of creativity, productivity and life satisfaction. Used improperly (which all of us do from time to time), your mind can become quicksand, a hamster wheel or a [...]

How To Land Big Fish PR Placements… And Beat Our Record

By | 2017-07-21T14:16:45+00:00 July 21st, 2017|

One of the things I love most about my life is talking to potential clients, and what I have found is they all pretty much want the same thing: national media coverage with recognizable high level venues such as CNN, Fast Company, O The Oprah Magazine, Dr. Oz, etc. Nothing establishes credibility and increases awareness [...]

Take Your Business To The Next Level With Breaking News

By | 2017-07-17T13:09:44+00:00 July 17th, 2017|

Breaking news is what drives the media; and whether it be national or world events, politics, major scientific breakthroughs or entertainment news about celebrities or sports stars, tying your pitches to the news can be a very effective way to grab the media’s attention for your business. What’s great about breaking news is it answers [...]

Book Launch Preparation: Building the Foundation for a Bestseller Marketing Campaign

By | 2017-09-12T11:24:04+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

As our group stood in the middle of a mountain bike trail in Asheville, NC, examining a rocky obstacle leading into a tight singletrack turn between two trees, our instructor used the phrase “death by papercuts” to describe how every obstacle and every corner encountered during a race is an opportunity to [...]