The Anatomy of a TED Talk - Fabienne Fredrickson

How Do You Show Up?

Right now I’m living in what I would call a “construction” zone. We are in the middle of painting our home and chaos lives all around me. Yesterday, I couldn’t even find my keys. 🙂 Maybe you aren’t dealing with a major home project right now, but are you feeling the chaos and confusion in
What is your unique brilliance

What is your unique brilliance?

Are you spending 80% of your time doing what you LOVE TO DO and getting properly compensated?    When I first started my business, I struggled with knowing how to define my own niche, my own unique brilliance and the one thing I loved to do AND that people would pay for.    If you
Have you lost your focus?

HAVE YOU LOST YOUR FOCUS?

As I sit and write this piece it’s August and we are in the middle of a Pandemic. Whatever I had laid out clearly and neatly in my 2020 plan (back when I planned my year ahead in December 2019) is out the window.   Monthly sales goals. Gone. Quarterly projects. Gone. Product launches. Gone.
WHAT PRODUCT DO I LAUNCH

WHAT PRODUCT DO I LAUNCH?

How many IDEAS do you have stored in your “back pocket”? If you are an entrepreneur like me, you are constantly brainstorming new IDEAS. You write them down on pieces of paper, you put them in a google docs, store them in Asana or better yet – jot them down on a napkin in desperation
3 Tips to Hold the Vision & Trust the Process
I am sitting at my desk, it’s 9 AM and my calendar is free of appointments this morning. Actually, if I am honest, most of my mornings looked like that in the first few years of my business. I might have 2 maybe 3 client calls a day but the rest of the day was
Online Dating

Online Dating

Have you tried online dating? I got married in 1997, so I have not, but many of my friends have tried it with great success. So I asked them what are the rules of online dating are and they answered:   Don’t share too much too soon Don’t meet in person until you feel you
Are you all in?

Are you ALL in?

I’m sitting by the beach today. I had an opportunity to work at a friend’s beach cottage and I took it! I’ve been asking myself lately what does it mean to be all in? What does committing to my message and my work look like, really? Is there room for second-guessing? For playing small? For
How to build relationships with your market and grow your business
Do you trust me? Your answer is probably… Maybe? I’m not sure? I don’t know enough about you yet. Or simply NO, I don’t trust you. Why would I? I don’t know you. I believe that in life and in business TRUST is at the core of any human interaction and is the KEY INGREDIENT
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How are you feeling

How are you feeling?

I have spent the last two weeks talking with hundreds of business owners about what they are experiencing right now! After being a guest speaker this week I took stock of what business owners are saying and asking. (There were over 500 people in this webinar searching for answers – can you relate?)   “My
Stop

STOP

STOP Stop reading the news every 5 minutes. Stop counting how many people are infected or dead. Stop trying to be hyperproductive. Stop being resistant to what is going on. Stop praying that everything goes back to the way it was.  Stop buying toilet paper… might be a bit late for that request though 😉
We are family & families stick together
Today I put on a jacket and I laid down on the grass outside. It is still chilly, here in Massachusetts,  but the sun was out and I just needed to feel the warmth on my face. To feel safe. To feel whole.   The noise has stopped on the outside but it continues inside
3 Strategies To Pivot in a Crisis

3 Strategies To Pivot in a Crisis

Is your world upside down right now? Mine is: So here are 3 Strategies to lean into the opportunity that this crisis brings to your business: CREATIVITY: This is a time of disruption, across the board. EVERYTHING is being disrupted as is your company. So make a list of all the ways you are delivering
A conversation with Heather Vickery
We had the honor of interviewing Heather Vickery, the author of Gratitude Journal: Shift Your Focus and Grow Grateful: A Gratitude Journal for Kids and Families, and the host and executive producer of The Brave Files Podcast. Heather inspires audiences and empowers attendees with the tools they need to live bold and successful lives through
Are you using the right tools?

Are You Using the Right Tools?

I love skiing. I’ve been skiing for most of my life. But last week in Vail, I felt as if it was my first day on skis. It was miserable!   Does it feel that way in your business sometimes?  Are you struggling with finding the right tools to grow and market your business? Do
A conversation with Deirdre Breckenridge
Do you suffer from FOBO – the Fear of Better Options? Let Patrick McGinnis help you with that!   In this talk, Patrick  McGinnis explains how it’s easy to become paralyzed by indecision. Investor and writer, Patrick McGinnis shares the dangers of “FOBO” — the fear of better options — and how to overcome it. A
Dolores Hirschmann Speaking
I had the chance to be interviewed by Cass McCrory of the Real Women in Business Podcast and we talked about Living the Fullest Expression of Your Life! We talked about kids, family life, and work and what it’s like to sometimes pick up your life from pieces and start all over again.  The question
We had the honor of interviewing Dr. Anne Arvizu, the CEO & Founder of RxER Communications, and the creator of Corecentryx® framework for executive and business coaching.  She encourages us to define what is at the CORE of our life and what centers us.   In this conversation, Anne and I chatted about how you
Every time you WIN, is it a SUCCESS? In this talk by Valorie Kondos Field, she explains why winning isn’t considered a success. Valorie Kondos Field, referred to as Miss Val, is a retired American gymnastics coach, known for leading great athletes to astounding success. Here, she tells us more about how she defines success.
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