[Friday Joy Infusion] On Loving Yourself and Business Success

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Happy Valentine’s Day to you… and to me!

Amidst all the chocolate, champagne and flowers, there’s the real meaning behind this holiday.

Expressing love.

We typically think about expressing our love to others: our partners, family and friends, or even our clients.

But what about expressing love… to yourself?

More & more I find at the core of what holds us back in our business, keeps us small… having to be busy, busy, busy for mediocre results. It’s because we don’t love ourselves enough.

I’m not just talking bubble baths and self-care, although I am a believer in exquisite self-care.

It goes beyond.

It’s accepting yourself.

Accepting yourself in all your quirkiness, weirdness, temperamental self… the self that puts crazy expectations on you (worse than any boss you’ve ever had!) and beats you up for not doing enough or doing it wrong or being too much or too little. Whew!

Can you accept that part of you?

It’s also accepting that you are highly sensitive, intuitive, emotional, creative, and that you do things differently from 90% of the population.

Isn’t it high time to love and accept those parts of you?

What if you put down the fight? And just accept.

I can tell you that when you do, everything starts to shift.

There will be a resonance in your work, in your message, your communications and connections that goes beyond the marketing strategy… it’s the energy underneath the connection that lines up in a way when someone says they want to work with you right now, they want to join a program, and they don’t even know why – they just know it’s right and true for them.

And it isn’t because you perfected a marketing system (although that makes things easier).

It’s because you stopped beating yourself up for being different and started loving the difference.

I’m not saying it’s easy. I’ve been on this path myself, and I know it takes a huge amount of courage.

But it makes all the difference in realizing your dreams.

Love yourself + smart creative marketing = makes us laugh & enjoy the journey AND the success!

If you want to find out about more unconventional business strategies for creative entrepreneurs then join me next week for the first class of my 3 part series…

“What Got You Here… Won’t Get You There!”

In these 3 teleclasses I’m going to share more about my story and those of my clients and practical ways you can determine what you need to do differently to get to your “there!”

 

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Loving you and me,

How’s your Creative Fire holding up?

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Creative fire…

 

It is something you feel deep down inside.

It’s like the pilot light on the furnace, only with warm fuzzies.

It burns every day and makes all else possible.

But what about when you can’ t feel any creative fire?

What about when it’s a little tiny flame that you so want to fan to make it into a roaring, warming campfire, but that feels a bit overwhelming or scary?

So you keep the flame down low… really low.

Or dampen it out because now isn’t the time, the place and, and, and…

And yet, there is this ache inside. It’s an insatiable ache, and it’s just not satisfied with a low simmer.

This ache is letting you know that…

…More is possible for you. Not more stuff. Not more to do’s.

More as in a deeper creative expression of your joy, passion, and genius.

When you listen to that deep ache, you KNOW you have a message and work to contribute to the world that is bigger than what you are allowing to come through you today.

 

What to do with this tug o-war with your creative fire?

 

You have a choice.

Spend a whole lot of time, energy and angst keeping the flame small, low and manageable…

Or let go and say YES.

YES to fanning the flame.

YES to now IS the time.

YES to more creative fire in your day – every day.

 

Where to start?

 

I’ll tell you where I have started and how I have kept my creative fire alive!

Join me for my new free teleseries, “What Got You Here… Won’t Get You There!”

In these 3 teleclasses I’m going to share more about my story and those of my clients and practical ways you can determine what you need to do differently to get to your “there!”

 

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I want to help you light the world with your creative fire,

What THERE looks like

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I’ve been talking about what got you here won’t get you there.

So…. what is going to get you THERE?

 

 

Intrigued?

Then, join me for my new free teleseries, “What Got You Here… Won’t Get You There!”

In these 3 teleclasses I’m going to share more about my story and those of my clients and practical ways you can determine what you need to do differently to get to your “there!”

 

Join us for all three Free Teleclasses in the series!

 

Are you ready for your There?