Recent Blog Posts

28

Oct

2013

Strong Relationships Help Ideas Flourish

By Sylvia Henderson

Like traditional wedding vows, being there “in good times and in bad” can also apply to relationships to help your idea succeed. Develop connections with people during your good times and they will likely be there for you when you need a trusted supporter.

 

To build and sustain positive connections:

28

Oct

2013

Fear is a Protective Device

By Ellen Seigel

Fear is a protective device to save myself from the fantasy of hurt.

What a terrific new understanding of fear.  Of course it’s a protective device, it doesn’t allow you to proceed. And it works without exception, perfectly well.

28

Oct

2013

Feel the Fear, Baby!

By Annetta Wilson

FEAR!  It’s often public enemy number one when you have to make a case before an audience.  It doesn’t matter if that audience is one person or a room full of people.

How do you get around it?  You don’t.  You work WITH it.  I’m sure you weren’t expecting that answer.  It’s true nonetheless.

Telling...

28

Oct

2013

Three Key Principles to Achieving Success in Your Business

Lisa Larter - CSO, eWomenSocial Advantage

Recently I spoke to at the Canadian Florist Business Forum and shared with them my thoughts on how to successfully run a business in today’s world.

There were three principals that I believe are key to building and sustaining momentum in your business. Three things that have served me in my corporate life, when I owned my retail store, and...

23

Oct

2013

Act on Imperfection

By Sylvia Henderson

“An imperfect something is better than a perfect nothing.”

~ Sylvia Henderson

I heard myself say these words during an Idea Strategy session with a client. We were both astounded at the message brilliance.  I say this not from ego; the brilliance is for what it means for acting on your...