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20 Work From Home Tips That’ll Supercharge Your Productivity

Everyone who works from home eventually gets to the point where they’re searching Google for productivity tips. The emails and social media notifications keep piling up. Your calendar? Already full. And that comfy bed is just a few steps away, luring you in for a midday nap. But there’s good news — I’m here to … Read more

Challenges of Entrepreneurship: 10 Cold, Hard Truths You Need to Know About Before You Hit the Big Time

A lot of entrepreneurs think they need to hustle and push and burn the candle at both ends until they get to the high 6 or 7-figure income mark in their business… And when they get there, they’re done! They made it to Easy Street, so they get to sit back and relax, because everything’s … Read more

Taking Massive Action: 5 Steps to Creating Unstoppable Momentum in Your Business

Let’s try an experiment together 🙂 I’d love if you could answer this question: Are you ready to take massive action so you can move to the next level in your business (and in your life)? So what’s your honest answer? Was it a big, resounding, “air-punching” hell yeah! Or do you feel a little … Read more

How Hard is it (Really) to Be an Entrepreneur?: The Myth of Work/Life Balance

So there are all kinds of expressions about how hard it is to be an entrepreneur, such as, “You only have to work half the day as an entrepreneur and you get to choose which half.” Or “an entrepreneur is someone who works 50-60 hours every single week for themselves so that they don’t have … Read more

The 3 Chinese Curses: Shifting Your Perspective Towards Misfortune/Hardship

Have you ever heard of the 3 famous Chinese Curses? May you live in interesting times May you be recognized by people in high places (sometimes also reported as: May you attract the attention of the government) May you find what you’re looking for (often heard as “be careful what you wish for… it may … Read more

Message from Beyond: What 6-Days Offline Did for Me

The average American spends a whopping 10 hours and 39 minutes a day looking at some kind of screen (source)… whether that’s TV, laptop, tablet or mobile. Social media alone eats up 30% of that time… We’re so connected all the time that it’s almost become an addiction, and running out of battery has become … Read more

The True Definition of Creativity: 6 Simple Steps to Be Creative On Demand

I was teaching my students how to schedule daily block time for the big creative work of their business when Kristin asked, “But what if your muse comes out at 3 in the morning.” I answered, “Sounds like you have to train your muses.” And that got me thinking about creativity… and the creative process. … Read more

How to Take Action in the Face of Fear, Doubt and Uncertainty (Try this!)

Two weeks ago Murray and I were visiting my dear friend Celine up in Big Sur.

We had always been sisters of sorts with some uncanny parallels: We’re both 37; half Asian, half European; graduates of Brown University; with family in California, Thailand and Costa Rica.

But that’s where the similarities stop.

So I asked her the Big Question that was racing through my mind…