Put Yourself at the Front of Your New Career Direction

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When you choose to take your career in a new direction, it is very important to think about the role you play in this personally. It is so easy for people to get carried away thinking about the career path they are going to take, or what they are going to do to help their business evolve. But, the important thing to remember is the fact that, more often than not, you are the one who determines the way the business is moving.

In fact, you must never overlook yourself as the most crucial component in your career change. The best thing you can do is to put yourself front and center, and make sure are at the head of your career advancement. This is really important and can do a lot to improve the success and prospects you might have to deal with in the future. These are some of the techniques you can use to help put yourself at the front of your new career direction.

Improve Your Management Skills

Improve and increase your management skills so that you can get better at dealing with people and running a business. This is why leadership training is so important because it will make you wholly aware of what you need to do to boost your management skills. Think about the best way of improving things moving forward, as well as what you can do that will make you a little more dedicated to improving the way you manage and run a business.

Increase Your Knowledge

It is also really important that you look at how can increase your knowledge and skill set in the business world. There are a lot of things that have to play a role in this, and getting educated or taking some courses so you can learn about new areas of the business. If you can increase your knowledge and abilities, you will be able to do more in a business sense, and this is going to go a long way toward helping you improve and boost the business.

Make Time for Yourself

It is actually really important that you make time for yourself as well. There is a lot you can do when it comes to improving the way you manage and run your company, but one of the best things to keep in mind is the fact that you have to have time to relax. Finding time for fun is so important and a wonderful way of ensuring that you get that ever elusive work-life balance.

Never Be Afraid of Your Dreams

Never be afraid of your dreams – to have them, to follow them, to believe in them. Dreams and ambitions are important, and they are an essential part of what makes you a great entrepreneur. So, make sure you have a clear dream and always make decisions that will help you to work toward having that dream and being the best you can possibly be.

The bottom line is that you need to make sure you are as dedicated as possible because this can make a big difference. There are things that you have to consider when you want to think about taking your career forward and making yourself the focal point is one of the most effective.

Why You Shouldn’t Grow Up

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Being a parent these days, there’s more pressure to help your kid advance than ever. Start applying to a good preschool once they’re born, research the best elementary and middle schools early and what high school gives them to best chance to get into a good college?

Slow down. There’s things that kids do much better than adults, such as imagination. Kids don’t need to be told to dream big because they already do that. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we were told our dreams need to be scaled down to realistic. Maybe it’s from rejection, failure or being told “you can’t do that.” Whatever it is, it needs to stop.

Some people ask me, what does your ideal client look like? Honestly, it’s someone who has an open mind and is willing to try new things even if they don’t fully believe it can work. It’s the “right brain” that has to be opened up in order to imagine big possibilities. So if you’re struggling to find the free time to dream again sign up for my 8-week online bootcamp geared towards work-life balance. Just because someone told you to stop dreaming doesn’t mean you have to listen to them. Let’s go back in time and start dreaming again.

Dreams: Size Matters

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How big are your dreams? Maybe a better question is how long will your dreams take to accomplish?

Life can be rough and as we get older our dreams tend to shrink in size…why is that?

Disappointment. Failure. Rejection.

No one likes to experience those feelings, but if you dwell in the past, thats’ where you’ll stay. Look at Carl from the movie UP. What he thought he was chasing wasn’t really what he wanted. You and I are inspired by dreamers and when we hear stories of people achieving their dreams it makes us re-evaluate ours.

Today is a new start. Jot down what you want to accomplish in the next year. They can be personal or professional goals, but whatever they are write them down. Now go and share them with someone so they can hold you accountable for your progress. Remember the bigger the dream, the longer it takes to accomplish. No one says to dream small, so stop putting limits on yours.

If you need help join me for this 8-week online bootcamp geared towards work life balance. What does work life balance have to do with your dreams? Everything. If you don’t have the time to work on and complete your dreams, what’s the point of having them in the first place? That’s what we’ll do together, free up time to make your dreams a reality. Sign up and let’s dream big, together.

Winsight Episode 20: Artist vs. Producer

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Ever since I became a business owner, I assumed I had to do everything. I’m the coach, marketing department, sales team, operations director, etc. But recently I’ve been reading a book written by a friend called Dream Year and it made me rethink how I spend my time. Ben Arment, the author, poses the question: Are you the artist or the producer?

In this episode, I’ll share my insights that I’ve learned about:

  • The difference between an artist and producer
  • Which one you are suited more towards
  • The myth about chasing your dreams
  • What you need as your dream gets bigger

So which one are you: the artist or the producer? Who do you need to surround yourself with to accomplish your dreams? Please share your thoughts below!