It’s okay to feel %#cked up: real talk about emotional trauma

I don’t know you personally. But if you’re reading this, I’m presuming you’ve been through some shit. A trauma or life experience that took you down. Broke you. You’ve got the scars to prove it – check your arms. Search your heart. Somehow you managed to pick yourself up, pick up the pieces, keep living…. Read More

Where I was last January: Thailand Part 1

Happy birthday to me and my twin, Abha Gupta! And a happy birthday and proud salute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (15th.) Sharing a birthday with him genuinely makes me stand up taller and want to be bold. Today I want to share with you where I was last year on my birthday –… Read More

How serious are you about REAL progress?

The last three weeks I’ve shared how practices like my morning routine are critical to me feeling confident and successful in my life. Between my routines and daily and weekly tracking, I feel accountable because I see my progress; the tally marks make me feel proud that I’m focused on the right things. The tools… Read More

How I keep a great day going: My afternoon routine

The last few weeks I’ve been sharing just how important my morning routine is. This routine, crafted over many years, is the pillar of success in my business and life. It is one of the most fulfilling things to start my day off right and to know I can trust myself. You start the day… Read More

How to make a hard decision

This is what I feel like when making decisions. I’ve heard the question, “What should I do?” a lot this month. Between reader emails, “Should I focus on my passion or make money first?” or friends, “Should I keep building my business or take the dream J.O.B?” The anxiety that comes with these Big decisions… Read More

How to apologize (and mean it) when you make a mistake

Photo credit: As a business owner (and human), there’s nothing more satisfying than turning a potentially ugly situation into a good one. Usually when we screw up, we feel embarrassed. But mistakes in careers and business are expected and normal. Every single day you’ll make them. They may sting, but “I can’t believe I… Read More

Stop making it harder than it is. FIND the workaround.

Photo credit: Sometimes we make our business harder than it actually is. Take what I did recently. I had a list of important tasks I needed to finish: Write 2 blog posts and an email for my program launch. Follow-up with the list of people I’d spoken to this month. Finish planning my client… Read More

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