If you are anything like me you are experiencing a bit of spring fever! Spring is my favorite time of year. How can we fail to embrace the Divine when we witness the outpouring of growth and life all around us? Although I would rather be outside admiring the giant purple lupin that are blooming everywhere, I realized that my Spirit could use a little spring cleaning!
Did you know that the way you see the world is creative and it’s your biggest business asset. Why? Because your creativity is what attracts people to you, it’s what sets you apart. And the more willing you are to share your magical, miraculous creative self with the world, the more your business will grow. Dr. Minette Riordan shares a quick creative activity that you can do right now to connect with your inner child.
It’s been said that entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. It’s a roller coaster of emotions and results. Finding hope when it seems like there’s none to be found can be tricky, but it is possible and it can make the difference between giving up on your business dreams and finding that success is just around the next corner. When you’re feeling down about your business, try these strategies to help bring back hope.
Often when we are feeling stuck in our business, what we are missing is connection to our own inner creative genius. Success comes from creative thinking as much as it does from taking action. Combine creativity with inspired action and it’s a formula for rapid growth. In the first of this two part series, Dr. Minette Riordan shares 5 ways tapping into your creativity enriches your business.
In creating a mandala we open ourselves to all the possibilities that exist inside and outside of us. If you are a busy entrepreneur who is struggling to find creative time to meditate and relax, then read on! Coloring mandalas has become part of my regular mindfulness practice and this practice has had a positive impact on growing my business, too. There is something about the act of coloring that keeps our hands occupied and allows our minds to settle, especially when work and family may be wearing us out.
We can spend years and sometimes decades overcoming the belief that if we stand out, if we shine our brilliant light then something bad will happen: we will be judged, disliked or perceived as not enough. Sound familiar? When it comes to creating a personal or professional image for our business, it’s important to let your light shine. We know this, but it’s not always as easy as it seems. Here’s a business tip so support you in winning the inner game and acknowledging and celebrating all of who you are!
Gratitude may be the missing element in your journey to entrepreneurial success. I say that because I know how hard it can be to build a profitable business. I have been there, feeling stuck in that space of “if I just work harder or if I just get one or two more clients, everything will be okay.” I have felt frustrated, dissatisfied and wondered if all the effort was worth it. What has saved me every time is gratitude.