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What is YOUR Personal Mission? with Michal Stawicki

In This Episode…

 

 

  • The five most common regrets of dying people

  • How having a personal mission statement can benefit you

  • How to create your personal mission statement

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Key Points

A personal mission statement helps with the vision for your life, like a compass.  It helps you to be more focused and intentional about how you live your life. For Michal, creating his personal mission statement helped him personally lose weight and get healthy, as well as achieving goals.


Michal had no former writing experience, but he put a sentence in his personal mission statement that said: “I am becoming a writer.” He went on to write 15 books which have sold over 25,000 copies. He didn’t know he could do it when he first wrote those words.

What You Can Do

 

Your mission statement must be personal, it must be from the heart. You should look at it every day.

Michal used parts of the Bible for the mission statement. You can use pictures and sounds if you want, not just words.

He also imagined his funeral and what others would say about his life.

 

 

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Michal Stawicki, Author, Coach
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Who Will You Be? with Olivia Charlet

In This Episode…

Who would you be if you had no doubts holding you back? Discover how to challenge your negative thoughts and build each day for success in this podcast episode with Coach Olivia Charlet. Learn how to tap into the version of you with insane levels of conviction who can do ANYTHING.

 

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Key Points

Our beliefs impact our thoughts, which lead to our words and then our actions.

The words we speak are powerful. Your words reinforce your beliefs, whether you speak words of encouragement or words of discouragement.

It’s hard to be what you can’t see.

How would you be different if you had ___________ that you’ve been wanting? Would you be more confident? Excited? Relaxed? Freer? What would you believe about life? About yourself?

 

What You Can Do

Look at the people around you and think about where they will be five years from now. If that’s not what you want for yourself, you need to shift your friends, mentors and associates and find new people that will bring success, who have similar goals and values into your life.

Challenge your thoughts! It doesn’t matter what people say you’re not good at. Sometimes it helps to look for the root of your limiting beliefs and negative thoughts about yourself. Who used to say that to you? Why? What evidence do you have that it’s true, or that it’s NOT true? Where’s the proof? And then challenge that belief as an opinion and not a fact.

You don’t have to meditate on every thought that comes into your head. You can reject your thoughts instead of wallowing in them. Don’t settle for the idea of “this is just the way it is.”

Train your mind to think positive thoughts on a regular basis. Practice saying the opposite of what you usually say when you are frustrated or tempted to complain.

Let people help you with bad habits that you don’t notice. Give them permission to “check” you when you berate yourself out loud, e.g. “Oh I’m so stupid.”

It can be hard to keep track of your thoughts because we think so much more, and so much faster than we talk. Journaling is a way to record your thoughts and feelings so you can explore and change your limiting beliefs. Writing down your thoughts helps you process them.

Try this for 30 days. Ask yourself:
1.    What do I want?
2.    Who would I be if I have what I want? (Get specific with details and how it feels to have what you want.)
3.    What would I believe about love, relationships, the world, myself?
4.    If I chose to believe this is true [that you have what you wanted], what action would I take to accelerate those results?

 

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Olivia Charlet, Coach, Speaker, Author

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Choosing Your Words Well, in Gratitude with May McCarthy

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In This Episode…

  • How to recognize and tap into our natural intuition

  • How to incorporate gratitude into your lifestyle to help get the results you seek

  • Learn May’s 7 steps to goal-getting success

 

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Key Points

May’s definition of wealth is being “whole and complete, lacking nothing.” And that goes for every area of your life, not just finances.

Intuition is spiritual– you can’t see it. Relying on intuition is a success tool.

Often when a thought comes into our mind, we analyze it and try to figure out what the outcome will be. It leads to analysis paralysis.

The source of your intuition has the job of creating the path for you to achieve your goals and giving you one intuitive lead at a time, which aids you when making decisions.  It is your responsibility to take a step when you receive a message/”hit”/lead, or ask for another lead.

You can create the life you want. Get clear on what you want and focus on what you want instead of what you don’t want, you will see your goals manifest in your life.

 

What You Can Do

Choose your words well. Don’t talk about what you DON’T want. Describe your goal as if it has already been completed and you have already achieved it. “I am so grateful for my fit, toned, pain-free body that allows me to enjoy activities with my family.”  How do you feel, and what are you experiencing?  Describe what your life is like after having achieved the goal.

Make a daily ritual to prime your brain for success. May calls these the 7 Steps.
Set up an area in your home where you can meet with your guiding intuition each morning for 25 to 30 minutes. This is a goal attainment meeting (steps 1 through 3):

  1. Read something inspirational for 5 minutes. This puts you in a receptive mood.
  2. In the next 10 minutes, write out a gratitude letter to your “Chief Spiritual Officer” whether that is God, your intuition, the universe, etc. Include first the things you are thankful for, and second the things you want–making sure to write your wants as if you already have them, with gratitude (as mentioned above). Prioritize the goals you will write about so as not to exceed 10 minutes for this step.
  3. Read your letter from step 2 out loud. This enables your subconscious and activates your goals in your brain. The affirmations gets into your spirit.
  4. Spend 5 minutes visualizing yourself achieving your goals. Close your eyes and see yourself in that completed goal.
  5. After this meeting, go on about your day, and expect and watch for leads and what kinds of thoughts you have throughout the day. If you get ideas in your head about something or somewhere, pay attention and act on them if your intuition guides to do so.
  6. If you take the step, celebrate it. Write down demonstrations of the partnership between you and intuition–record the leads you received and the steps you took.
  7. At night, write down anything that happened that day that you are thankful for. Say them out loud. Then recite a giving forth prayer, which is a statement about anything negative like anger, resentment etc. that is taking up space instead of what you want in your life.

The key to this prosperity practice is repetition. Repetition reaps rewards, so keep your daily goal attainment meeting to no more than 30 minutes so that you can do it every day.

 

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May McCarthy, CEO of Bizzultz, Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Author and Philanthropist
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Resiliency 2.0: How to Flourish in the Face of Adversity with John K. Coyle

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In This Episode…

  • The art of really living

  • The inner difference between those who won’t quit and those who give up

  • “Design thinking” and how it helps us develop inner strength

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Key Points

Design thinking is a creative way of problem-solving that provides new answers to old challenges. At its core are two components:

  1. Empathy for the problem, challenge, situation or person.

  2. Are you asking the right question? Things you should not ask:

  • How do I fix my weaknesses? [Delegate your weaknesses.]

  • How can I live longer? [Add more life to your years, not more years to your life.]

  • How do I manage stress/increase work/life balance? [How can I perform better under stress, and enjoy it? Athletes do this.]

Resilient people have the ability to recover from stress, and to do so in a way that makes them stronger. The top 3 activities are:

  1. Physical intimacy

  2. Social intimacy

  3. Low-impact aerobic exercise

“When people spend more of their day doing things they’re good at, [and] that are aligned with their natural strengths, [then] they have more willpower, more discipline and more resilience.
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If you spend your day doing things you love with people you like, you don’t need as much resilience.)

– John K. Coyle

What You Can Do

Identify and reduce/eliminate “time sinks” for you, i.e., activities/tasks/chores that take your time and energy because you don’t want to/like to do them. You can probably pay someone to do some of these things and work on/do something else you’d rather be doing instead.

Find ways to socialize with people whose company you enjoy.

Reframe your stress as an opportunity, game or experiment. 

Practice mindfulness. Mindfulness teaches how to reframe your relationships.

“Even in the worst situations we have one choice, and that is how we choose to view it.” – Victor Frankel, Man’s Search for Meaning

“Doing is the new planning.” – Joel Boggess

“Plan a tomorrow to really live today, and create a yesterday worth remembering.”
– John K. Coyle

 

Connect with My Guest

John K. Coyle, Speaker, Author, Founder and CEO of The Art of Really Living

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John will be speaking at the Third Annual International Resilience Summit in Chicago on November 3, 2016. This is a 2-day event put on by the National Resilience Institute.  

 

 

 

 

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Elevate Me! with Melisa Alaba

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In This Episode…

  • How to make changes in your life and business
  • Questions to ask when you’re not sure what to do next
  • Encouragement when it seems like your life is over

 

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Key Points

 

Even when you may think your life is over, know that you CAN start over.  This is not the end!

Sometimes when we go through things, it helps us see what we are really made of, and what lies inside of us.

If you give a man a fish, he can eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he can eat for a lifetime.

“Disruptive innovation” is a term Melisa uses for making small shifts that cause others to look at you in an admirable way so much so that they want what you have.

Sometimes you have to go down before you can come back up. There may be something you have to work out, or some negative feelings, traits or people that need to be purged from your life.

 

What You Can Do

Don’t get distracted by what other people are doing in their business—pinpoint your strengths and play to them hard! Delegate your weaknesses to someone who does them well.elevate me

Don’t be afraid to take risks.

Work in your season.  Get quiet, be still, pray and meditate. Ask God, “Where do You want me to be in this season?”

Instead of approaching your business focus on the hot trends, and asking yourself, “What should I be selling,” Ask this instead: “Who should I be serving?”

There is no one, straight path to making your millions. So try different things. Get unlimited in your thinking.


 

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Melisa Alaba, Visionary Life Coach, Licensed Professional Counselor, Author, “Freedompreneur”

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Elevate Me! Chronicles Magazine

Live Out Loud: 52 Ways to Reawaken Your Spirit and Live a Life of Purpose by Melisa Alaba

The One Minute Millionaire by Mark Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen

 

Become an Authorpreneur

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"You should be teaching this stuff."

 

"It comes so natural to you–its your gift!"

 

"With all the knowledge you have about self-publishing, you are sitting on a goldmine."

 

"I should've used you when I was doing my book."

 

"Daree, how do you write a book?"

 

Well, you asked, and now I'm listening.  I'm going to address the 5 main reasons why you may not have written the book inside your head yet.

If you're ready to build your influence, leverage your expertise, and share your story, then join me on my very first D.A.R.E.E. Authorpreneur Academy webinar as I show you how to breakthrough the 5 main barriers to completing your book:

  1. Lack of confidence. "I don't think anyone will care/read it."
  2. Lack of guidance. "I've got so much in my head but I don't know where to start," or "I don't understand the process." **
  3. Lack of time/patience. "I'm too busy," or "It takes too long."
  4. Lack of skill. "Writing is not my forte," or "I hate writing!"
  5. Lack of funds. "I don't have the money, so I'll do it myself."
 
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Purse-nality Disorder with “Madam Money” Tarra Jackson

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In This Episode…

  • Committing “financial fornication”
  • Understanding and recognizing the financial love languages in yourself and your partner
  • Reframing your mindset and attitude about money
  • Another way to look at the financial successes you see online (avoiding comparison)

 

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Key Points

We often buy the most when we feel the least.

Some people are way more eager to talk about their love lives than their finances. But some people are financially promiscuous with their credit, having “one- night stands” with credit which leads to STDs (substantially tremendous debt).

Many people grow up not talking about money because it is painful to think about what we lack. But working with money is supposed to be fun. If people don’t think money is fun, it’s because they don’t understand the rules of the game and how to play it. It’s not wise to play Checkers with money when most financial institutions are playing Chess. You’ve got to understand the rules and the strategy. You must have a strategy but you can still make it fun. Going to the gym is painful but it can also be fun because you know the results you will get if you remain consistent with your workouts.

Being broke (a negative financial state) and feeling broken (a negative emotional state) are closely related. In both cases, we want to stop the pain of feeling broken or being broke, so we do certain things (unhealthy behaviors) to dull the pain even though we know the effects are temporary. For example, if you are sad after you break up with someone, you may want to avoid the pain or dull it by getting with someone new relationship. If you are sad about being broke, you may want to spend and put new charges on your card, which only increases your debt and puts you further in the hole of being broke. These behaviors are contradictory to what you ultimately want to achieve (not being in the pain of brokenness). So don’t ignore the signs—what you should do is avoid the behaviors that lead to brokenness, fix the break, and begin to heal. Repeating the same negative behaviors habitually will not help you make progress.

We tend to stick with habits and routines even if they do not lead to the outcomes we say we desire.

tarra corp purple transparentMost people rebel when they feel deprived or think that they will be deprived of what they want. This is why a lot of people fail when it comes to maintaining a diet or a budget. Reframe it as an eating plan or a spending plan, respectively, where you are reducing but not eliminating the “fatty” areas that keep you from progressing toward your goal. If you don’t plan and tell your money where to go, it will dictate to you what to do with it. Our money will then control you and tell you what you can’t do. A budget is not a bad thing—it empowers us. When you are constantly spending, you are funding someone else’s dreams, businesses, vacations and retirements:

“I had to realize that I was a financial fornicator. When I realized that my spending was giving somebody else what I wanted for myself, I had to shift a little bit. So now I save so I can have what I want FIRST, and THEN I spend on things I need and want later.” – Tarra “Madam Money” Jackson

There are different financial love languages: saver, spender, giver, and investor. If you won $1M, what is the first thing you would do with it? Your first initial response tells you which financial love language you have. This is especially important to consider when you are working with someone on money matters such as a business partner or a significant other, because when too people who are close speak different financial love languages, it can create conflict. Within these financial love languages is are additional levels such as narcissistic and insecure forms of the four basic levels mentioned above.

If someone is trying to control someone else with money, they don’t want to face their own reality or what their money issues are.

It’s easy to get caught up on social media looking at other people’s results and comparing them to your goals, but you don’t know what painful situations they had to go through to get the results and success that they enjoy now. Don’t become jealous about other people’s successes because you have to do what they did to achieve that success.

 

What You Can Do

 

Instead of thinking about what you “can’t” do and what restrictions you have, use that thing as an occasional treat and focus on your end goal. Re-train your mind and behavior to create a “new normal.”

Think about your triggers. Is your spending behavior an emotional response to a particular scenario? What kinds of things do you tend to overspend on? Self-awareness goes a long way to identifying behaviors and your current “normal” spending habits.

The world’s way is to “ball out ‘til you fall out,” spending 110% or more of your income and live paycheck to paycheck, instead of using cash (which means we are buying things we can actually afford). Having a river with multiple streams of income is what Tarra calls the “abundant budget,” and it counteracts the multiple streams of bills you have. You have to give, which activates the law of prosperity. You can’t receive with a closed fist. You have to save to plan for your future (near future such as a vacation, or retirement, or anything in between). You have to pay your bills. If anything is left over, that’s your money to play with. No play money available? Then adjust your bills. Maintain your giving and saving plans—don’t use that money for anything else.

Figure out and understand which your financial love language you speak, as well as that of your partner. When you do, you can learn how to communicate most effectively to minimize conflict. If you tell someone they can’t save, spend, invest or give (whichever one is their love language), causes them to want to rebel. Tarra gives key examples of verbiage to use with your partner instead.

Managing money is less about the money itself, and more about mindset and behavior. You have to put in the effort to make the change. You can make spending plans and other plans but if you don’t execute, it’s just a waste.

You can’t get to the prosperity without the pain. Saving money can be a sacrifice. Abstaining from certain foods is difficult if it’s what you crave. You may feel like you’re missing out. But you can make some things fun, too. Step out of your comfort zone and create a “new normal.” You will expand your territory.

Visualize what you want for your life. If your goal is a new home, find a picture of a beautiful home—your dream home—and put it somewhere that you can see it every day as a reminder. Then do the work it takes to get there—step by step, day by day.

Before you pray to become a millionaire, make sure you can handle your “hundred-aire” or your “thousand-aire” status. Manage your finances well where you are now, and that will open the door for more. It’s not about how much money you make, it’s about how much you spend. Make the decision to do something different that will improve your life and your financial situation, regardless of your current income. For your complimentary Financial Needs Analysis, email Tarra with “Kickin’ it with Daree” in the subject line.

 

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Tarra Jackson, aka Madam Money Economic Empowerment Speaker, Blogger, Author, and Consumer Advocate

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Financial Fornication by Tarra Jackson

The Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

 

What is Your Calling?: How to Hear God’s Voice, Discern Your Purpose and Live Authentically

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In This Episode…

  • Understanding how to hear from God, and distinguish God’s voice from other voices.
  • Understanding what a calling is, and how it relates to your purpose.
  • Recognizing when someone nearby may need you to reach out, and how to do it.
  • Being aware of your motives (pursuing popularity, profit, or purpose).
  • Realizing what’s at stake if you choose to accept your calling, and start living out your God-given purpose.

 

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Key Points

God speaks to us in many different ways, but sometimes we miss the voice of God and don’t hear Him because we are too busy hearing too many other voices in our heads. We have to learn how to silence those “unauthorized” voices—including our own—so we can hear what God has to say and get direction on what to do every day.

Society teaches us to put on a façade and be fake, but we should live in truth.

American society bombards us with thousands of interruptions each day, including marketing, that give us very short attention spans and make it hard to concentrate, focus, and be still. When we don’t hear God’s voice, we can make decisions on our own and move too fast. People tend to be uncomfortable with silence and solitude.

Even the church can be a distraction. People confuse doing the work of the church with doing the work of God, who called them.  At that point, the pastor of the church can become their god.

Your calling is your purpose, and it may not be just one thing; it can change depending on the season of life you are in.

Christians don’t need to be in a pulpit at the church as a platform to minister the Good News about Jesus Christ.  You don’t have to have a special title such as pastor, deacon, elder, etc.  You can “minister” and serve in any position, wherever you go (store, workplace, etc.).

Reality Check

There is a cost when you decide to accept your calling. You may have to sacrifice your time, old friends, and things you used to do when you decide to live out your purpose.  The people who you thought were your closest family members and friends may not understand what you are doing—some may even reject you and stop talking to you.  Sometimes people will get jealous and won’t give you their support because they are stuck on the way you used to be or what you used to do.

The greater the calling and territory you cover, the more well-known you become, and the higher levels you reach, the greater the rejection, criticism you will face.  Are you really ready for what it’s going to cost you to get to where God wants you to go? Are you willing to make the sacrifices that will be necessary? It is lonely at the top.

Check your motivation—is it popularity, purpose or profit? If you focus on the wrong one, you won’t get the other two. So don’t confuse popularity and purpose.

When you have a setback, when you experience a tragedy, and even when you just don’t feel like it, you still have to do your calling.

“In my moment of silence, what God told me is, ‘Jonathan, there are going to be people along this journey of life, for the things that I have called you to do, people are not going to like you, they are not going to support you, but what you have to remember is that I am always with you and I have always been with you… I am going to provide and I am going to sustain you…’ So through everything that has happened, I had to learn to fully rely and depend on God.” – Jonathan Wesley

 

There is also power in the cost of the call.

Just like Jesus’ crucifixion, you are going to have people who want to kill you off just for being authentically who you are.  Will you allow living in your truth take you to Calvary? In other words, are you willing to die or to be used as a sacrifice for people to see, so that others behind you can live?

 

What You Can Do

11695038_513211708828147_2538683790602124939_nSeek the clarity of God when you’re unsure how to discern between the voices that come up in your mind.  Be willing to settle down and quiet yourself long enough to get the answer.  That could mean turning off your cell phone or other technology, so you can be alone for a while.  Sometimes you have to ignore people! Press ignore on your phone if you have to.

If you find yourself being distracted often, and unsure of your purpose, ask yourself: “Who or what has caused me to lose focus or lose sight of what God has called me to do?”

To begin to discern what your calling may be, ask yourself: What am I passionate about? What do I love to do all the time, and would do without getting paid for it?  What do I do that doesn’t feel like work (even though it is)?

Be observant when you are around people to recognize if someone needs a listening ear or someone to talk to about their problems or frustrations.  Don’t be afraid to empathize with them, and get vulnerable enough to share your own story or testimony if you think it will help the person with their situation.

 

Connect with My Guest

Jonathan Wesley, Visionary, Public Speaker, Author, Minister, Social Advocate, Teacher and Mentor
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You Said One Thing… God Said Differently: Silencing the Unauthorized Voices and Living your Authentic Life by Jonathan Wesley

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Looking Good From the Inside Out with Catherine Storing

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In This Episode…

  • What to do when you feel like (or are told that) who you are is not good enough
  • Why you should pay attention to what you look like on the inside, not just on the outside
  • How having the right attitude and living in your purpose will help improve your status (not comparing your status to someone else’s)
  • Where your confidence comes from, and the difference between confidence and bragging/boasting

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Key Points

We sometimes look at a person’s outward appearance and assume that she doesn’t have any problems—or at least not like mine.

NEW-Catherine-Green-DressIt’s important that you look good on the inside, not just the outside. Are you concentrating on your outward appearance at the expense of your inner woman (your emotions, your hurts, your unresolved issues)? Are your interactions with others positive and pleasant? Is your self-esteem high or low? If you don’t take care of your inward issues, your style of dress doesn’t matter. If your inner woman is whole, then there’s a light inside that shines outward and others can see it regardless of your physical appearance (pretty, ugly, etc.)

There may always be someone who makes a comment or is critical regardless of your size or features—but it the only opinion that matters is the one that YOU believe. You may not even realize that there is someone who wishes she had your features.

You may not like the way your arms or legs look, but if you have your body parts and they work, that’s a blessing!

 

What You Can Do

The things you can do really well—your talents and gifts—are often easy to dismiss, take for granted, or discount as being not that big of a deal. But you can use your talents to help and bless others. The experiences you lived through give you the sensitivity to recognize it in others.

When you’re doing what you love, and in line with your life’s purpose, you radiate and look healthier. Your skin is nicer, and you may get mistaken for being younger than you are. 🙂

Telling others about your expertise is confidence—it’s not being cocky, and it’s not bragging (in a negative sense). Do you want the gig? Then you must not shy away from how good you are!

If you are looking at someone who is more experienced than you in your field or industry, and comparing yourself in a self-defeating way, you have stunted your own progress. Instead, think of ways to emulate certain ideas, tips or techniques about that person that you admire. You can even ask them how they do it. It’s a high compliment when you ask for their techniques.

Don’t be intimidated by others’ success. The people that are meant for you to serve are for YOU. Only YOU can get through to them, even if others are doing similar work.

Be available. Don’t say that you can’t. If you want to write, then write. If you want to style people, then style people. If you want to speak, then start speaking. If you want to coach, then coach. To become good at something, you must do it over and over until it becomes second nature to you.

Dress to impress, and impress yourself first. First impressions matter, and you’ve only got about 10 seconds to make that first impression. If you’re good at what you do, but you don’t dress to impress, it kills your credibility before you open your mouth.

Dress the part until you FEEL the part.

 

Connect with My Guest

Catherine Storing, Fashion Stylist, Speaker, Style Coach, Author, Faithpreneur
The Style & Tools for Your New Season Program launches on October 15, 2015!
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Links and Resources

Parliamentary report: Reflections on Body Image

Styling Faith: The Complete Style by Catherine Storing