Living Outside of Your Comfort Zone—Told by a Recluse

We all have a comfort zone. You have one, I have one; everybody you know or will know has a comfort zone. Your comfort zone is that area of your life where you feel at ease, in control, and…well…comfortable. Your comfort zone is where you pretty much do the things you’ve always done. Well, as the old saying goes; if you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always had. But your comfort zone also prevents…

Get The Heck Out Of Your Own Way

Have you ever had a wicked awesome idea, then tell yourself twenty reasons why it won’t work? Or maybe you had a wicked awesome idea, began to take action, then suddenly stopped, lost interested or just sabotaged the whole dang thing. Or worse yet, may you had an idea, took action on it, failed…then never tried it again. If any of those things happened to you, then you are not alone. It doesn’t mean you’re weird. It doesn’t mean you’re…

Monetize What You Love

So I was at church this past Sunday catching up with a friend I haven’t seen in a while since she’s been attending Marshall University. She was telling me how school was going for her and some of her future plans after she graduates. She continued to tell me about an idea she had and how she wanted to monetize it. As she put it, “I want to work for myself you know, be my own boss”. I spent the…

Your Very Own Personal Professional Business Consultant

When was the last time you took a step back from your business and gave it a good evaluation? Not many people think about inspecting their businesses, but sometimes that could be exactly what is needed. After all, you wouldn’t drive your cars for years on end without having a mechanic inspect it for proper operation every now and again. And you wouldn’t buy a house without having a professional inspect it before you make a wicked large buying decision.…

He Who Implements—Wins!

Have you ever found yourself in a position where you’re working on a big project or product launch, and you keep buying books, CD’s, DVD’s and online courses about the topic—but never really getting closer to your end goal?  If so, don’t beat yourself up over it.  It just means you are like most every other entrepreneur in the world who gets caught up in the “I need to learn more stuff so I can be smarter than every other…