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, …

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 …

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 Tough Conversations that are important to have

The Tough Conversations That Are Important To Have

By now you’re aware that I really try and listen to what’s happening around me. Whether it be in sessions or even in my personal exchanges, they inspire these posts. Not so ironically, this post is all about listening. Actually, it’s about effective communication. Even a child understands that listening is at the crux of a successful exchange of information …