It was fun to be quoted in The Muse in this article “Why a Career Change May Make You Happier (and How to Successfully Make the Leap)”
The author said her editor had cut the other experts she quoted and only left my quotes.
I have to say that I was not unhappy about that.
I have written about my own mud-wrestling with depression, but this post on Carol Roth’s blog is the start of a movement for me. We can’t just talk about it when we lose a celebrity. It’s the discussion we need to keep having.
Please take some time to read “Compare and Despair: Entrepreneurs and Depression.”
However, I think I have figured out how motivation really works and how you can actually STAY motivated. You’ll definitely want to check out “Discipline Disappears: How Motivation Actually Works.”
Point A to Point B Transitions Inc. turned eight this week! Understandably, I found myself thinking about the journey – our Point A to Point B.
Between 2010 and now there have been some huge wins and some epic face-plants.
We’ve helped our clients achieve things they never dreamed were possible – a 50% pay increase, job offer within six weeks after being in transition for 18 months, transition from 15-year entrepreneur to very happy employee – so many great stories.
There also have been some crushing blows along the way… Continue reading
When you’re starting and growing a business, boundaries can become fluid or nonexistent.* I was talking with a former entrepreneur who recently took a corporate job, and she commented that one of the things she likes is there is now an end to the day for her.
This got me thinking about some of the boundaries I need to firm up between me the person and me the business owner. Here are some lines in the sand you may need to draw:
1. How much time you invest in your business
This is a brutal one for entrepreneurs, especially if you work from home. The workday can easily bleed into the working evening, and even into the late-night obsession.
I like to break up my day with a midday walk or short outing. I feel I return clearer and more focused.
However, I would be better off if I set a cutoff time for working hours and incorporated some ritual or reminder for the end of the working day, helping me transition to my personal time.
* This post was published originally on CarolRoth.com | Business Unplugged and you can read the rest of the post here.
In my recent post on Carol Roth’s blog, I share why entrepreneurs need to get past their fears and blocks and do more video.
You can read “Do You Hate Doing Video? Me Too. Get Over It.” here.
And, you can watch the video we shot below.