If you are one of the 80,000 Baby Boomers who is approaching or currently in retirement and looking for a way to generate income to supplement your savings, Social Security, and pension – you are NOT alone!
This is what I call this the 3-legged stool.
If one leg is broken, your retirement could be in jeopardy.
Many of the women I work with are looking for a way to produce extra income by starting a business that will allow them to leverage their unique abilities and talents as well as give them the freedom to travel, take care of themselves, and give back. I believe for most Boomers, the new retirement solution will be a combination of working, learning, and sharing with a lot of fun included. (more…)
“Should you ever find yourself on your path, moving along in spite of fear, wondering if you’re ready or not to rise to the next level, chances are great that you will not be ready.”
Mike Dooley, Notes from the Universe
Are we ever really ready?
Wouldn’t it be better to wait until it’s perfect?
All of us have been there, that time in our life when we were being called to step into our greatness; to leave that job, to release that relationship, to take that new position, give a speech, write that book. (more…)
It’s amazing what goodies lurk in my article and report collection.
Just when I was feeling overwhelmed and not coming up with a topic to write about this week, I found a gem in my file drawer.
That’s where I keep a file folder labeled Article Ideas, especially for a day like today, when no handy idea pops into my brain to share with you. (more…)
Have you ever sat through a speech that was so boring that you either fell asleep, or spent the time catching up on your email?
Would you like to know how to avoid doing the same painful thing to the people who are listening to you?
An obvious requirement is to create an interesting presentation. However, you can ruin the best speech in the world by delivering it in a boring manner. (more…)
Among the many mottoes I have created over my lifetime, one stands out as being rather snarky: Nothing beats abject terror as a motivator.
I have come to realize that abject terror as a motivator is pretty limiting. A serious health issue such as a mild heart attack or the discovery of a spot on one’s lungs is often enough to scare people into striving to eliminate bad habits out of fear of dying too soon. (more…)
In case you missed or forgot them, the first two steps in getting back in control of your business and your life can be summed up as follows:
- Brain Dump – write a list of absolutely every big (and little) thing that needs to be done in your business and personal life. Don’t try to organize anything, just write.
- Two-Part Priority Assessment System – assess every item on that long list according to 2 metrics:
-Its importance – on a scale of 1, 2, and 3
-How willing you are to do it – on a scale of A, B, and C