Birthing An Elephant aka Writing A Book

Nathaniel's Journey by Michelle Spalding

I’m not going to sugarcoat it here; sitting down and writing wasn’t easy, even when I scheduled time for it. It was a struggle to take my ideas and put them into chapters. There were times when it felt like I’d never get it done.

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Entrepreneurs – We’ve Got Some Work To Do

Man at airport

“Generating leads online is something I shouldn’t waste my time doing – I want a VA to find the right people, and I’ll close them,” He said, sitting next to me on his Zoom call at the Chicago airport last Monday. It’s hard not to overhear conversations when people are just a few seats away…

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Journaling * Burnout * Back to School and more

Journaling is one of those things that I classify under self-care – it’s inexpensive and doesn’t require any special training, yet it can be so powerful and transformative. When I recommend this to clients who haven’t done much journaling, they often struggle with what to write or where to start. Hello inner perfectionist, I see you.

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Stop Putting Women Down – Instead Celebrate Them

Recently, I had a wonderful conversation with a fellow female entrepreneur. It was the first time we’d met, yet after chatting with her for a few moments, it felt like someone I’d known for a long time. I love when you meet someone who feels like a long-lost soul sister. One of the things we…

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How about some YOU time?

Yes, our days are busy! You have business/career obligations, family time, and commuting, which leaves little time for you. Feeling tired, worn out, or frustrated doesn’t help us achieve our goals and dreams; it sets us back. Coffee isn’t the solution, rest is. But too often, we ignore the signs that we need a break,…

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Are You Leading To Create Positive Change?

I woke up this morning thinking about a call I received many years ago from a New Jersey Realtor inquiring about using my company’s services. At one point in our call, she told me she’d reviewed our website and was open to working with almost anyone except one particular person who lived in Atlanta. Odd,…

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