Tag Archives: mindset

“Who the hell do you think you are?” How to beat imposter syndrome and up your business game

I recently had a huge realization about the clients I LOVE working with. They’re smart, view me as a thought-partner rather than teacher, know what they want and are willing to go after it, and challenge me to show up and do my best co-creative work with them. Some of them have PhD’s and MBA’s (letters I do not have after my name) and have, between you and me, always intimidated me a little. It’s only recently, having successfully coached…

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Hit a roadblock? How to see it as an opportunity (and what to do next)

As creatives and business owners, there’s one trait we all share: A desire to use our natural gifts and talents to make a positive impact in the world. As creative beings with unlimited potential, that doesn’t seem too much to ask. 😉 Yet, that desire, and the (often different) reality of our experience can be a source of much consternation and general agita. As a business coach who’s had the privilege of working with a diverse group of talented creative…

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How to cultivate a growth mindset and fulfill your potential

How do you feel about your talent and ability to reach your fullest potential? Is it a source of gut-twisting anxiety, or do you view things you don’t know how to do as challenges, even fun?    I just finished a fantastic book called Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck. It’s an eye-opening read about how our mindset determines our ability to reach our potential and, more importantly, how we can learn (and teach those around us)…

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