Successful working women have many misconceptions to overcome.
One of Murphy’s Law states, "There’s never enough time to do something right, but there’s always enough time to do it over."
Doing it right the first time would mean no mistakes, no regrets and no doubts. But if you didn’t make mistakes, have regrets or deal with doubts, then what would you learn?
Very little. At least not the important stuff.
It’s the challenges, missed opportunities and mistakes that create the biggest lessons. The only time it doesn’t serve you is when you fail to pay attention. That alone is a lesson to learn.
Think I'm talking about the Oprah factor? No, not this time. This particular O factor, which can be a challenge for practically every woman in business, is critically important to your success. What is it? It's Organization - with a capital O!
Do you suffer from creative mental blocks? There are several things you can do to reboot your creativity. Try one or several of these and get back on track.
Home. A place to live, feel secure, be free. Yes. But not the home you sleep in every night.
This home is where you return when you’ve been hurt or damaged. The home where you celebrate your victories and evaluate your future plans. This is the place inside you where nobody else is privy. Where you find unconditional love and regard.
The home inside you is a protected space. Keep it free from people parasites. These are people who would love to enter and feed off of you. Don’t let that happen. This is your home to be your haven and free from disruption.
Personal power makes a person influential. His or her personal power is what is left when other powers or money is lost to him or her. People are learning the value of their personal power. For years, they have invested in the belief of being powerless. Competing desires, thoughts, and feelings interfered with accessing their power. Many times these competing desires included the desire to please or do for others.
Every relationship’s cornerstone is based on trust. And trust comes from telling the truth. So what is the reason so many relationships fail? Here are five:
There's a fine line between bragging and pointing out our achievements in order to be successful. Here are a couple of things you can do in order to avoid becoming the unwanted office braggart:
Working moms and dads get a bad rap. They are damned if they do and damned if they don’t. Do or don’t what? Everything! The working parent is busting you-know-what to be everything, everywhere to everyone. Face it – that’s impossible even for Wonder Woman or Super Man. Every working parent I know at some time or other has felt run down, exhausted, overwhelmed, unnoticed, and unappreciated. Well, there is something you can do about it. Sure, you can take time for yourself - away from the wanting, nagging and expectations. That may help, of course, it will!
It's Friday afternoon; you've faced another long week at work. You love your job and your family, but the kids are driving you up the wall, and it's hubby's night out with the guys. So you order pizza, throw a movie in the DVD player and numb out to Beauty and the Beast. Not the most relaxing way to de-stress.