Archive for November, 2007

so you think you want to be an entrepreneur? Tip#2

Monday, November 5th, 2007

EVALUATE IF THERE IS A MARKET NEED

Congratulations on finding your passion!  Now that you've found it (or reconnected to it!), you'll need customers. If the thought of marketing or competing with other "similar" entities daunts you, remember that only you can do what you can do! Make sense?  In other words, you are the only person on the planet that can deliver your gift your way, with your passion and with your unique spin.  Even if there are 100 other people in your community who technically occupy your space, your customers should have a completely unique experience with you.  What    Read More

are you incompetent?

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

I am writing this while attending the 2007 ICF Annual Coaching conference and I am inspired.  Today was the opening session and there are approximately 1500 coach attendees from 40 countries.  It is amazing.  The opening keynote speaker was Julio Olalla, founder of the Newfield Network (a coaching institute) and well known in coaching circles.  He was magnificent.  He spoke about many things but something that resonated with me was this statement "When we declare a dream, the first thing we realize is that we are incompetent to get there, so many of us declare nothing at all." WOW! I    Read More