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Gold Stars and Applause: The Motivational Fuel of Champions

When I got a gold star as a kid, I felt happy and proud. Getting that gold star meant that my work was recognized. Gold stars were special, acknowledging exceptional work, and not everyone got one. It meant a lot to me, as a child to know that I had done something my teacher thought was outstanding. Continue reading >

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Listen to Your Inner Coach

We live in a culture that offers a “coach” for everything. We have life coaches, business mentors, personal trainers, financial advisors, nutritional counselors, spiritual gurus… experts of every flavor to help navigate through any life situation… Continue reading >

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Celebrate Your Success to Empower Yourself

Are you stuck waiting for the Success Fairy to pat you on the back? As a business coach, I talk with many, many professionals and business owners who never take the time to acknowledge their own successes. Many rush from goal to goal without the smallest self-celebration even when they overcome amazing obstacles… Continue reading >

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Marketing for Introverts

The Myers-Briggs assessment for personality styles shows that only one percent of the population is considered introverted and intuitive, two traits that many artists share. Regardless of what role introverts fill in society, they are such a small group, demographically speaking, and are typically… Continue reading >

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“Branding for Success” from The Female Brand

The brands that stand for something relevant and build positive perceptions are the ones that succeed. The people who build a business identity – a personal brand – that has relevance and visibility in the marketplace, will have the advantage. Personal branding is especially important for women because studies show… Continue reading >

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Drive the “Brandmobile” to Promote Your Business

Lots of professionals work very hard to get into magazines with interviews or articles. Then they sit back and wait for business to happen. But what if some of your best prospects didn’t happen to pick up the magazine that featured you this week? That’s where the Brandmobile concept comes in… Continue reading >

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How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Interior Design Business

A solid social media strategy is no longer a “nice to have” but a “need to have” in an overcrowded and competitive marketplace. When I develop an online marketing plan for my clients, I begin with a solid and integrated strategy and end with a way to measure the value of the campaign. Continue reading >

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Getting Your Project Published

The name of the game is to show, don’t tell. We really want to know, quite literally, what is in your room, how it came to be there in the first place, and why it is special. Continue reading >

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The Magic of Brainstorming

I find a lot of people holding back out of fear. Fear of the economy. Fear that success might be too much to handle. Fear of change. But the truth is, they usually have all the tools they need to succeed—they just need someone to help with the confidence. That’s where brainstorming comes in. Continue reading >

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The Open Hand

What are you holding onto? By that I mean, on what in your life do you have a white-knuckled grip, either trying to steer or trying to hang on? Sometimes, the only way to accept the new opportunities life has for us is to unclench our fist and open our palm. Continue reading >

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