3 Solutions for when clients cancel contracts

3 Solutions For When Clients Cancel Contracts

Times are tough for small business owners, we armor up and go to battle, daily. So when clients cancel contracts, it brings on the overwhelm and fast. Not 1, not 2, but THREE calls last week (on the same day too WTAF?!?!), and by the time I hung up the third call over $250,000 had walked out the door.  Now, …

Creativity: Getting Clear on Your Commitment

Before we can get clear on your commitment to flex your creativity, let’s start with your definition of success. Pick a project. Relationship. Or if you’re feeling brave, that problem you keep pushing to the side because it’s too overwhelming to consider.  We’re going to apply Design Theory, the exact process used daily at d.School that allows med students and …

Learn How to Build Your Creative Muscle

First things first, when we learn to build our creative muscles, we transcend fear. When we can sit with our fear long enough, we stop trying to control the situation and we start trusting the inevitable outcome. We switch into a learning perspective because we stop fearing failure. We approach this situation as if it were a challenge to be …

Creativity the underused tool for success

Creativity: The Underused Tool For Success

Creativity=Success What can I do? Who can I talk to? Where should I go? How do I make quick cash? How can I make sure? What is the answer? How do I …anything?!? Creativity is not reserved for artists, the elusive muse of a gifted few, that special something someone is only born with, or that calling only the bravest …

Boaders, Containers, & Focus

Boundaries, Containers & Focus

Now that we understand what happens when someone pushes our “oh shit” button, and we have a better plan for moving through and moving on, how can we apply this to our hectic days and lives.  Honor thy boundaries. Contain it. And let that ambition, focus, and purpose shine! If you’re still with me, you’re autonomous, a self-starter, a leader …

How To Make Fast & Impactful Decisions

Have you heard that we have to make over 35,000 decisions a day? Some say this is why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day or why people just eat the same breakfast every day. It allows one to lowers the decision making load.  I know when I hit my limit and my brain gets kinda foggy. I can’t …

Values by nicole bz

Values

What are your values? I ask because these things filter your decisions. When you can run a decision through your values, if it checks off ¾ of your values, it’s a yes! I know my 4 personal and professional values. I recently added 4 money values, because we know money has a lot of energy around it (it’s currency!?!).  I …

you versus them

You Vs. Them

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this next strategy, because I have seen this pattern with hundreds of clients, and over the course of my 20 years in business leadership, I may have even done this myself … a long time ago (jk’s, we all do this).  When we get into that “oh shit” perspective, we start labeling everything.  …

Why it all feels so dang hard right now!

Fear Is Compounding Firstly, you don’t have to be a mega woo to feel the feels right now. People are scared. People are sick. People have lost a lot – whether its economic stability or their faith in our systems and structures, it’s a very unsettling time.  You can’t help but pick up on that, especially when every media source, …

The Hectic “New Now”

Did you happen to notice how quickly summer pushed through and how we went from zero to one hundred in a matter of days, shifting back into gear? We went from hunkering down to hurricane preparations. This is life in the hectic new now and also the reason you staying exhausted my friends. Despite the constant changes and the chaotic …