How to Grow Up with Your Business

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When you want to run a successful business YOU have to grow up with it.

You get to face every fear you have. All your insecurities rush forward. Your jealousy and blame patterns come to greet you & everyone who talks to you.

Your results reveal themselves clearly in black numbers on white screens.

Business is the best way to grow into your own fullest POWER and CAPACITY.

It is the great reflector of yourself, 2nd only to parenting.

If you suck at it, you know, because the zeros will tell you, and they can’t be ignored.

When YOU EXPAND, you’ll see it right away, because the growth will reflect that change in the balance sheets.

Every day your business asks you the same question: WHO do you want to be today?

And tomorrow, it will show you how you answered.

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Change Yourself for a Different Experience

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If you think people owe you something–more love, more money, more appreciation, an apology.

It means you are still outside sourcing important aspects of your life.

One thing I never hear from people who are connected to their own power is the story of how they believe someone owes them something.

They never talk about how they need an apology, a phone call back, or someone slighted them with money.

They are in the driver’s seat. They are connected to their own power and to God. They have so many great things going on, they live in a place where there is not lack.

Because they create so much for themselves, including emotionally, they don’t get “hurt” or perceive shortages from others. If a relationship doesn’t work for them, they simply change THEMSELVES and therefore they make sure they have a different experience.

TRUTH DIVE:

Who are all the people that you feel haven’t given you enough?

What personal power have you given away to them? What are you still “waiting” to be given from another person so that you can be truly happy?

If you tell the truth, Resentment for them will turn into compassion for yourself, when you didn’t know what you were doing.

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What Is It Time To Let Go Of?

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When you accelerate your speed, you have to let go of things that are too heavy to work anymore, like…

**Not taking time to rest & take care of yourself.

**Thinking you’re not worthy of success you’re achieving.

**Trying to be perfect all the time & constant “image management.” (poison)

**Not being honest about what you think and feel.

**Pushing yourself beyond healthy breakdown into terminal breakdown.

**Other people’s problems that don’t belong to you.

**Continuing to think about and carry the past.

What you let go of, is just as important as what YOU HOLD onto.

Breathe in and make some changes.

You get to be as “LIGHT” as you can, to keep moving and ever evolving.

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You’ve Got This

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I have seen a lot of people get knocked down by life lately. And I watched them get back up again.

Apparently, they are not going to take this lying down. They refuse to be defeated. No matter what life throws at them, they just keep getting up and getting up to fight another day and make their way to paradise.

TO all of you YOU … I salute you.
And cheer for you.
Angels and a world of people are cheering you on today.
Take a deep breath.

You’ve got this.

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Be the Leader Within

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Everyone has a LEADER within.

LEAD with VISION and CLARITY where ever you find yourself with stewardship. at home, at church, in business, where ever.

“(Leadership) is the process ordinary people use when they are bringing forth the best from themselves and others. What we’ve discovered is that people make EXTRAORDINARY things happen by liberating the leader within everyone.” Launching a Leadership Revolution, page 13. I love this book. It’s my new favorite. Reading it all the time.

How do we motivate people? How can we help them achieve?

We see weakness, confusion and breakdown when people with stewardship do not live from the leadership capacity inside themselves…But everyone can BE SMART and ON PURPOSE to DO SOMETHING and SUPPORT OTHERS to CREATE the BEST for themselves!

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Biz Tip: Let Go of People Who Are Not Your Ideal Customers

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When you do any kind of marketing, you are always speaking to your ideal clients and customers, and no one else.

These are people who genuinely want to hear from you. They appreciate what you have to say.
They implement what you suggest.
And get success from what you are teaching or selling.

When you create anything for you business, have this group of people in mind.

New business owners, who are still weeding out doubt, often have the people in mind they are afraid of receiving critique from, instead of appreciation.

Never, ever, ever adjust your marketing to fit “non ideal” people lingering in your orbit (or your head.)

These people are not actually in the market for what you do and therefore not likely interested in what you have to say (which makes them common critics.) These can even be family members, friends or acquaintances.

Since this is not your crowd, why would you tailor what you do and say in order to please who aren’t interested in you? (That’s a low vibe game my friend without a victor.)

My unspoken agreement with the non-ideal people on my email list, social media streams, and live audiences:

I feel morally obligated to speak to my right match people all the time.

If you are *not* a right match person for me (and you’re here), I feel YOU are morally obligated to congregate in the places that genuinely fit for you.

We good?

Remember the certainty you have about what you do comes out in direct and indirect ways in everything you create.

The more solid you are in your own value, the more stable your business is going to be.

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Stay Steady in Transition

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One of the reasons I love the sea, is that it reminds me that everything comes and goes.

Life is always changing. A situation comes today, and by tomorrow it’s over. That was the deal–the way this was set up.

We, eternal beings, would be placed on a planet where everything was constantly in motion. A thousand things a day would come at us–some of them difficult and confusing–but all of them temporary, while we searched for happiness, and survival.

What would we do? How would we respond?

The flow is always coming, and another going at the very same time.

While I sit here in front of the ocean, I have the thought of two years ago when I went through some really hard times. I can’t remember much. The details are so faint in my head now. The one part I can remember, is thinking that I was going to die, the pain was so intense sometimes.

I didn’t die…. [ to my surprise at times]

I just kept living. I couldn’t die, it seemed.

I’d fall into bed exhausted, and the next day would tap on my shoulder and wake me up wanting to me to live it. Day after day, new opportunities came to learn and integrate that learning into my being.

I am so saturated in happiness now, I sit in wonder often at how all this came to be.

As the waves roll in one after another, no end in sight, I am looking for the pattern, trying to pin point how I got from there to here.

I remember that in each life situation that came rolling in, I would look for my own center–Even if it tumbled me, I was looking to grip the ground.

In everything, I asked God to walk me through it.

I let go of blame and anger and looked for the fastest entry point to peace.

I always had to take that exit alone, getting rid of the story of “everyone else,” –what they said, what they thought, what they did — blah, it only weighed me down.
Christ–who is the God of my understanding–WAS my tour guide. It was His voice I looked for; His presence, and I could find it every time I silenced the world and asked him to meet me.

A while ago, someone asked me how I got to be attuned to spiritual things. I have no answer except that I know if you reach for your God a thousand times, a REAL BEING comes to meet you. He is completely alive. His voice sounds a certain way. His Spirit has a resonance. His Light is so familiar. He is not an ethereal fictitious character written with black ink on thousand year old pages. He — is — close, so reachable.

There is no lack of access to Him; all of our separation is lack of desire and discipline in reaching FOR Him.

And that was THE WAY. A true, genuine relationship from one soul to another.
It’s the answer I am looking to give to myself when I wonder how I got from pain to peace.

My own affidavit that God is in our cells, waiting for us to take look into our own DNA.

The more we practice PEACE, the more it becomes who we are. And soon, we get so tall, that a lot of waves roll in that we don’t even notice.

I am not sure what tomorrow will bring. Thankfully, I don’t need to know. There will definitely be more waves.

Yesterday there were four different people who expressed a unhappiness with me for different reasons. There were two phone calls of business emergencies, a total emotional fit from my daughter, and a twelve year old deeply unhappy I said no to him. Plus, I have a load of whites I haven’t washed for three days and I am totally out of underwear now. (That’s probably more than people want to know.)

There is going to be more waves…lol…I know that for sure.

They will come and go.
That’s what waves do.

I will always have the same question in front of me.

How do I want to experience this?
Who do I want TO BE while I am here?

I really do feel, that looking for the CENTER, the Highest response, and direction from the God of my understanding, is the ONLY answer there is ever going to be to these thousands of situations.

And the ONLY ONE required.

 

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The Choice is Yours

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Christmas is a time of many exciting things, but it’s not perfect.

A lot of people grieve and others suffer from unmet expectations.
Whatever we’re experiencing, there are so many choices that can make a difference in how we feel.

Sending love and peace, wherever you happen to find yourself.

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Challenges Reveal Who We Are

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It is tempting to look at struggles or losses and say these things define us.

Challenges do not define us, they reveal us.

They deliver a compelling reason to strip the layers of ourselves–who we thought we were, the small plans we had for our lives, the selfishness we adored, the ego we’ve upheld…and un-do who we “are not,” giving us an opportunity to come naked before God and make a decision: choose to grow.

Then we see who WE are more clearly.

We see how STRONG we are; how good we are; how indomitable our will can be; how often we have chosen God, and how each day we have done our best with what we knew.

Challenges reveal who we are … to ourselves.

We come to know ourselves a little better and how much we are loved, and that God has been looking out for us, protecting, preserving and caring for us every day while we’ve been away at Earth School, even when we didn’t realize He was present.

Challenges allow our sight to open. If we choose to stay open and not shut down, we see so many things.

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I Approve of Myself

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Everyday, you are creating your life according to your deepest beliefs. The more you allow these “I am” beliefs into your mind, the more they will take root in your life.

A must have arsenal in your skill sets.

 

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