Running translates well to running a business on several fronts. Runners can draw inspiration and insight from their hobby while they tackle the tough task of running a business.
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A Nation Full of Dreamers: Who inspired you?
Today would have been Sally Ride’s 64th birthday. She’s widely known as the first American woman in space, no doubt inspiring millions to dream big and shoot for the stars (literally). Not as widely known is her work on Earth, educating millions of kids in science, especially girls and minorities. As someone who broke barriers,Continue reading “A Nation Full of Dreamers: Who inspired you?”
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Writer’s Block: 4 Ways You Can Break Through the Wall
You sit down at your computer to write an inspiring blog post and you get nothing. Maybe it takes the form of a brick wall or just an expansive black void. Everyone suffers from writer’s block from time to time, but how do you break through it to produce meaningful content? View this post onContinue reading “Writer’s Block: 4 Ways You Can Break Through the Wall”
Your Comfort Zone: Where the Magic Happens
We’ve all seen this picture before, and I get the message. Sometimes you have to do things in life and business that make you uncomfortable in order to succeed. But if you’re uncomfortable day in and day out in your normal environment, are you really going to accomplish much? Here’s my advice: get in yourContinue reading “Your Comfort Zone: Where the Magic Happens”
What inspires you?
Inspiration. It’s a beautiful thing but can be hard to come by sometimes. Where do you draw inspiration from? Typically, I hit the ground running. Physical activity, especially in serene natural settings, does wonders for my creativity and mind (not to mention my health). Today, it was a candle-lit bubble bath with a great book.Continue reading “What inspires you?”
A Picture’s Worth A Lifetime of Inspiration
This picture shows me crossing the finish line of my first half-marathon in 2011. It was so much more than just a race though. At this moment, exhausted and hurting, I realized that I could achieve so much more in life. No more just accepting the status quo. Since this picture was taken, I’ve completedContinue reading “A Picture’s Worth A Lifetime of Inspiration”
Wilson: Friend, Confidant & Idea Man
As I’ve noted before, I like to get moving when I’m trying to think, brainstorm or solve a problem. It just works for me and apparently I’m not alone, as I’ve seen this tactic cited in various business and news publications. Related reading: Need an Idea? Just Walk Away… Granted I’m an active person andContinue reading “Wilson: Friend, Confidant & Idea Man”
My 2013 Bucket List: Six Months In
“Some people create a bucket list because they are dying; I created one because I want to live.” –Lesley Carter Earlier this year, I came across Lesley Carter’s 2013 bucket list and was inspired to create my own. (Ed. Note: If you haven’t checked out Lesley’s Bucket List Publications, please do so. WhatContinue reading “My 2013 Bucket List: Six Months In”
How MacGyver Can Inspire Your Marketing Efforts
I wanted to be MacGyver when I grew up. [Who’s MacGyver?] Not Cinderella or Barbie or Sassette Smurfling (although living in the Smurf Village wouldn’t have been so bad.) Why? MacGyver was a thinker. He didn’t just shoot someone (didn’t even carry a gun in fact) or take the easy way out of a situation.Continue reading “How MacGyver Can Inspire Your Marketing Efforts”