Category: Personal Branding

Our Struggle to Be True

Authenticity is a fine edge. I know that my best self is self-restrained and magnanimous, merciful and forbearing, courageous. I like showing you that part of me. In each moment I am working hard to make choices that “move toward”

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Meanest One of All?

All this meanness, where’s it coming from? It’s in the news, the grocery store, the roadways, the sidewalks, and (especially) social media. Putting my attention on this lately has revealed another voice of meanness: the one inside my head. It’s

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Claim Your True Power

You are energy. I am energy. Everything is energy, and all energies are intertwined. I know this might sound a little crazy, but I want you to know this is your reality. Once get this, you can begin to claim

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How Will I Know When I’ve Been Successful?

I’ve been working with this question for weeks. It’s a toughy. I know it’s an important question for me to answer because my tendency has been to stay too long. Lacking clarity on what I can contribute or achieve, I

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Are You a Loser?

I don’t wanna be laid down No I don’t wanna die knowing That I spent so much time when I was young Just trying to be the winner   So I wanna make it clear now I wanna make it

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Observations in Lost Opportunity

Meeting #1: Unnamed Person X was considered for a career boosting opportunity. Meeting #2: Unnamed Person X exploded in a 60-sec emotional response to a work situation. Meeting #3: Unnamed person X was no longer under consideration for the career

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First Impressions, Again

Remember that first-day-of-school feeling? Excited: anything could happen. Nervous: anything could happen! Will they like me? Will I do a good job? Then…stuff happens. Before long, you are in a box. How they see you is who you are, even

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Assuming Response-ability

I came around the curve and to an abrupt stop behind a red river of brake lights, flowing as far ahead as I could see, down, into the mouth of the tunnel. Eyes shot to the clock:  5:53. I would

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Is There Change in YOUR Air?

Autumn forces change upon us all. Trees surrender their leaves in a breathtaking blaze of glory.  Children step up to the bus, marking the milestone passing of another grade. Fall causes us to change our clothing, our TV viewing, and

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It’s Time for an (Oil) Change

Things have changed.  Very quickly, foundational change has swept through network marketing, alternative health practices, essential oils, Young Living, and me.  Change was ignited by two main forces:  unprecedented growth (Young Living had 250,000 members when I joined in 2010;

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