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Seagull, by Keven Law
Getting out of your own Way

As women, sometimes we put our own roadblocks in front of us. The more we become successful, the greater the challenges that face us. And, incredibly, the larger the obstacle in our path, the more life-affirming, creative, and energizing is the solution --...

Abraham Lincoln
Honesty is the Best Policy

Your customers, clients, and associates want to know the "real" you. They want to know if they can trust you.

They want to know if your book will truly help them with their needs, or if your product will help them succeed, or if your...

Green Businesswomen - Grow your Mastermind Circle

When you're starting your green business, it's so important to have a core group of people to help you grow and thrive. Creating a mastermind group means developing this core group of individuals who help you achieve your objectives. For women in green businesses, this...

Learning how to Partner with Others: 5 Tips to Remember

Do you offer something that someone else may need?

Does someone else offer a service or product that you need?

Consider becoming partners!

When you're building a business, it's important to work with people you trust and like.


What do Women Need Most to be Successful?

Here are the top five items I believe women need to be successful:

1) Clarity of purpose

As you go through your journey of achieving and celebrating success, you get closer and closer to a single, clarifying, unifying life mission that...

Follow the Path and Go Straight to your Destination

I'm re-reading some of my favorite books from Paulo Coehlo: this time it's his first novel, "The Pilgrim", which is about his road through the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela.

There is an interesting section when his guide gives him a talking-to, and he...

Lessons in Success: #27 Stretch Every Day


Stretching our body every day is an excellent way to keep limber, fit, and healthy. Stretching on a regular basis is a great routine to incorporate into your day, particularly in the morning, right when you wake up.

I'd like you to take five minutes...

Lessons in Success: #26 Find the Balance



"For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction."

- Newton's Third Law of Motion

"Our very life itself is a paradox, contradictory in many senses; whenever you have too much of one thing you have...

Lessons in Success: #25 Cultivate Others through Mentoring


When we mentor others, we in fact increase our own abilities, because we need to explain, enlighten, process, and understand our own experience in order to share our experiences with others.

For example, a math teacher truly understands a theorem...

Lessons in Success: #24 Start to Share



Sharing is one of the greatest ways that we may increase our own and our dearest loved ones' success.

Think about it: when you learn a lesson, either through a mistake, or through hard work, or just through luck, you alone have learned...

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The people on this list are overwhelmingly female, in leadership at their organization, business, or in their career, and are predominantly in the United States (we do have some international members on the list). I will only send success-...

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"We are all creative, resourceful, and whole." - Coach Rob Seidenspinner


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