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Are you poisoning your success?

Emotional business building

  One of my favorite sayings is, “Too much of anything is toxic.” In other words, no matter how useful or productive something may be—an attitude, a belief, a work habit, whatever—if you take it to extremes, it will begin … Continue reading

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Too much comfort leads to failure.

Would you rather be comfortable or successful?

Jeff Olson, in his book The Slight Edge, observed that “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.”  In other words, unsuccessful people value their short-term comfort more than their long-term results. This seems to be a … Continue reading

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How women “just do it”

See if this explanation of how many women develop low self esteem rings any bells for you. Continue reading

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Here’s a scary thought: Are you your own worst enemy because of bad habits?

By doing a task (or thinking a thought) over and over again, it becomes ingrained in your very being. That’s both the joy and the curse of habits. Continue reading

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Three time-management mistakes you don’t know you’re making.

Does the whole idea of “time management” make you gag?  Join the crowd. There are a ton of clichés surrounding this topic, many of which actually have the potential to be very useful.  The problem is that, while we’ve been … Continue reading

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There’s No Such Thing as a Perfect Action Plan! (Thank Goodness.)

Perfectionism has a high cost and a low return. So why do so many of us get sucked into thinking “perfection” is what we should aim for? Here’s an idea for getting out of Perfection Paralysis. Continue reading

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What do you do when your “big” feels overwhelming?

One of the reasons I enjoy such great relationships with my clients is that I’m so familiar with the feeling that my head may explode from all the possibilities facing me. I find it curious and aggravating that I still think … Continue reading

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The first step is always the trickiest.

The first steps of establishing Stepping Into Big, LLC, are completed.  I’m registered with the state of Minnesota, my logo design is complete, my business cards are printed, and my website is functional. Even more important, I’m already working with … Continue reading

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