Floaty Action Defined

By Dawn Shuler When you’ve been in business for over 14 years, you do a lot of things.  🙂  You try this; you try that; you try this other thing. I’ve had some amazing ideas over the years, and some of them have actually blossomed into real world products, services, and programs. Yay me. But not all of them were successful.  No matter how brilliant of an idea or how much I KNEW people needed this thing I had to offer, that doesn’t mean that the market was ready to buy. (That’s why I have so many smart business tips… because I’ve learned a crap-ton along the way!) I’m all about action, and I have no problem pushing that damn boulder up the mountain.  I really do think I can do ANYTHING. I’m a woman and a mother; therefore, I must be Wonder Woman.  😉 But there have been times
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Once you know something, you can’t unknow it

By Dawn Shuler Last Friday, I was just going to putter and do minor things around the house: empty the dishwasher, make the bed…. little things.  As I started to do my puttering in the kitchen, I noticed how dirty and gross the microwave was.  And how something in the veggie drawers had leaked, and they were nastiness personified. Now, the microwave has been a mess for a while, and I kept warning the girls that I was going to make it a summer project for them to clean it out.  I was always too busy.  (Plus, I’m not the culprit that makes the microwave messy, and it was bad… there was stuff on the ceiling of the microwave!) I thought about continuing to ignore those things, but it was as if once I knew those things were there and they were really in my consciousness, I couldn’t unknow it.
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[FUEL] The Magic of Consistency and the Myth of Overnight Successes

By Dawn Shuler I don’t know if any other business coaches promise amazing results in no time flat, but the reality is that building and growing a business takes time. And action. Consistent action. It doesn’t happen overnight. “I was an overnight success all right, but 30 years is a long, long night.” ~ Ray Kroc “There are no quick wins in business – it takes years to become an overnight success.” ~ Richard Branson “Most people were startled to find out there were books that preceded Game Of Thrones. I’m a case of working forty years to be an overnight success.” ~ George R. R. Martin What I’ve found since I started my newest reinvention is that everything I put in place at the beginning of this year is now blooming and taking off big time. That’s after five months of a clarified message, brand, and plan, and fourteen-plus
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