Monthly Archives: July 2021

Say “Bye-Bye” to Buffets

For many people (too many people!), the allure of the all-you-can-eat buffet is the idea that you’re getting more than you pay for. I, however, think of a buffet as an all-you-can-eat feeding trough and an invitation to diet disaster. For one thing, buffets are built around ingredients and foods that  [Read more...]

Flip the Switch

“NOTHING tastes as good as being SLIM feels.” That’s something I say to clients all the time. I use it in my email signature, my voice mail recording, and in my weekly pod-cast sign-offs. If only saying that to yourself every day as a sort-of mantra would be enough to get  [Read more...]

Challenging, I Can Handle.
Difficult, I Won’t.

Challenging clients vs. difficult clients. Hmm? 🤔 Everyone in business has them. In my world, challenging clients are those who’ve tried everything and failed; have multiple medical issues; suffer with autoimmune diseases; are going through the emotional infertility process; are in the midst of a messy divorce or other household trauma;  [Read more...]

Busy vs. Productive

In my line of work, I often have the “busy vs productive” conversation with clients. They’re 𝑎𝑑𝑑𝑖𝑐𝑡𝑒𝑑 to “busy.” They 𝑛𝑒𝑒𝑑 “busy.” They 𝑐𝑟𝑎𝑣𝑒 “busy.” Because “busy” takes the focus off the work that needs to be done on and for themselves. Too many folks wear “busy” like a great badge  [Read more...]