It’s a new year, time to focus on your plan for a successful 2017—a time to dream big, set new priorities and go forward with confidence, new ideas and energy. The problem with goal-setting is we lose steam by spring (if not sooner), and our good intentions are replaced by busyness and self-sabotage. For many of us, like Sara Cornell, it’s easier to start the year with no resolutions at all.
What sets successful people apart from those who stall out early in the game is living with a “success mindset.” Here are seven essentials for setting yourself up for victory instead of defeat.
I’ve had two conversations in as many days with women whose careers are in transition. As we discussed what’s holding them back from taking a giant leap toward their new dreams, I heard a common challenge—fear. Not fear of failure or fear of the unknown, but fear of success. It seems a little strange to those just starting their professional journeys, but for those of us who’ve experienced the highs and lows of entrepreneurship, we understand.
I want to join in the chorus of my 1010 Park Place colleagues who are ranting about self-absorbed people who feel entitled to live an easy life. Kim Alexis wrote a fabulous piece about the narcissistic society that has been created by people who are constantly promoting themselves rather than serving. Esther Zimmer brilliantly pointed out that creating a life you love does not equal a life of ease. Now, it’s my turn. Continue Reading