Tag Archives: entrepreneur mindset

Book Review: “Conquer Change and Win” by Ralph Masengill, Jr.

Conquer Change and Win: An Easy-to-Read, Fun Book About the Serious Subject of Change By Ralph Masengill, Jr. Masengill Marketing Associates Available through Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions. You can find it at other online and offline booksellers, as well. Summary of Conquer Change and Win Change is one […]

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Paycheck to Passion podcast

Get Out of Struggle and Create a Business You Love

Last week, I was the featured guest on the Paycheck to Passion Podcast with Meredith Eisenberg, which I mentioned when she was a guest on my podcast. On her show, I share some techniques you can use to get out of struggle mode and start creating a business you love. […]

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Think bigger … and take baby steps to get there

Michael Port Last Friday, I attended Entrepreneur.com’s “Winning Strategies for Business” event here in Long Beach. The main reason I went was to hear Michael Port, author of Book Yourself Solid, speak … and he did not disappoint.

Although he talked about things I already know, he put them in a different light than I had seen them before, giving me a new perspective. But there was one thing he said that gave me pause, and almost had me in tears when I started to really think about it and let what he said sink in.

He was talking about developing a personal brand identity and how part of this was why you do what you do and what you stand for. He said that standing for something means making difficult decisions and sometimes saying “no” to people or things that are not in integrity with what you stand for. He also talked about thinking bigger and being bold about who you are and who you serve.

When I first came up with the “Own Your Awesome” brand, I vibrated with alignment. This was IT. This was the business I had been trying to develop and build all these years. I knew in my heart of hearts, my soul of souls, that this what what I was meant to do.

And then I began to realize all that brand promised and what it meant for me and how I live, breathe, eat, be in my everyday life. I had created very big shoes for me to fill! For how can I ask others to own their awesome if I wasn’t owning mine.

It is a rare day that I don’t ask myself, “Am I owning my awesome here?” (more…)

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Power Thought: Are you taking ownership?

“Entrepreneurship is taking ownership of one’s economic well-being. In other words, entrepreneurship is about where we place the responsibility for our experience.” – Faisal Hoque in Everything Connects What this quote means to entrepreneurial authors: I’m currently reading Everything Connects for my next book review post and this quote gave […]

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