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modeling success vs following your own path

Modeling Success vs. Following Your Own Path

There’s a fine line between modeling and inspiring. And the distinction is an important one. I spent many years as a business coach/consultant. One very common piece of advice espoused by many was that to become successful you have to model a successful person. I learned the hard way that modeling success most certainly does not guarantee success. I don’t advocate modeling. I’ve shared my doubts about modeling success in… Read More »Modeling Success vs. Following Your Own Path

What I’ve Learned After 36 Years of Marriage

This week my husband and I celebrated our 36th wedding anniversary. I asked him if things had turned out the way he expected. Has marriage been what he thought it would be? He shared that it was actually better. You see, he had a pretty bleak attitude about the future when he was younger. In fact, he will tell you he didn’t expect to live this long. That’s a whole… Read More »What I’ve Learned After 36 Years of Marriage

Turns Out I’ve Been Following Inspiration All Along!

I had an epiphany when I was journaling this morning. I have been following inspiration all along! Not just this past year, or since 2008 when I began listening more closely to my heart. No. I have actually been following inspiration for my entire life. I realized that following inspiration doesn’t mean you’re always on cloud nine, or that everything is going the way you want. Life has its ups… Read More »Turns Out I’ve Been Following Inspiration All Along!