All tagged entrepreneurship
Because I help businesses to share their message, I’ve been thinking about how self-discovery can apply to entrepreneurs.
We’ve probably all been there: you put together a website because you’re told you need to. But you have no idea what to include, how to write the copy or what doo-dads it needs so that swarms of people come to your site and want nothing better than to work with you. The answer to the question: “what makes a good website?” depends on what you want the site to do.
This is the first in a new series of posts that provide tips on content marketing. Over the years, I have read a lot of information on this topic and applied them in my career as a communications professional. This one specifically addresses writing blog posts, whether you’re an entrepreneur, solopreneur, writer or freelancer.
Donna from Organizing the Details knows that business owners need support "behind the scenes" and that sometimes they simply can't do it all themselves. Who wouldn't want to spend more time actually building their business, rather than being stuck in the weeds, feeling spread too thin, or realizing there's never time to step away and actually go on a vacation to recharge?
I’ve been thinking a lot about passion and living your dream life. It’s what I feel has been missing for most of my life. For yours, maybe, as well. I have a unique opportunity in my life at the moment to pursue my dream and make it a reality. I’m also drawn to people who are living their dream. Let me tell you about my friend Raya.
I get more inspired watching people being their best selves than by anything else I can imagine. When I see someone being truly genuine, and loving and giving and whole-heartedly expressing themselves and doing it really well, I just want to be in their presence. I want some of that “gold” to rub off on me.
Watch this amazing TEDtalk by the late Scott Dinsmore on how to find the work you love. Every person who just graduated high school, who just graduated college, or who is stuck in a dead end job and wants to figure out what to do next, should watch this!
How can I generate happiness today? By taking action. By doing something risky. By being the person I want to be. Not just talking about it, but sharing my voice. Not being silent anymore, sitting safe anymore, letting life pass me by while everyone else is doing what I want to be doing.
Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt was an introvert? Bill Gates? Mahatma Gandhi? Albert Einstein? If these introverts had successful careers, then maybe there's hope for me as an entrepreneur.