Tag Archives: overcoming obstacles

It Takes Strength to Embrace the Unexpected

Tip of the Week – April 13, 2011 “Without the strength to endure the crisis, one will not see the opportunity within. It is within the process of endurance that opportunity reveals itself.” – Chin-Ning Chu Isn’t this so true of challenges?  When you are in the midst of one, you just need to unclench […]

Turning Your “Oops!” Into Opportunity

Failure is a big part of learning to be successful in business.  Some of the most valuable lessons are learned when we stumble, fall, get back up, dust ourselves off, and ask, “What can I do better next time?” As I talked about in my post on the importance of transparency, this week I wanted […]

Don’t Let a Layoff Be a Let Down

Layoffs can be hard to take, personally, emotionally, and most often financially.  But instead of seeing it as a disaster, you can choose to find the opportunity within.  Today, on 365 Days of Startups I share my 4 tips on how you can change your perspective about a layoff and get moving in a new […]

Tip of the Week – Jan 19, 2011

Overcoming Obstacles There are a million different ways you could work to overcome an obstacle, but you would still be overlooking the most obvious and easy solution — adjusting your perception.  As I used to explain to the golfers I worked with, there are no obstacles unless you put them there.  What I mean by […]

7 Essential Strategies to Preventing Overwhelm

Shortly before Christmas, I was invited to guest post for Laura Click, Founder of Blue Kite Marketing on the topic of overwhelm. In the weeks leading up to the holidays, it’s easy to load way too much on your plate, whether with social commitments or with food in a buffet line.  Starting the New Year […]

11 Ways Obstacles Are No Match for Entrepreneurs

Obstacles are a part of life and business. Rather than allowing them to hold you back, it’s important to look for the lesson or opportunity that will lead the way around, over, or through it. Entrepreneurs do not lack determination when it comes to overcoming obstacles, so this week I posed the question – What […]

Question of the Week – Dec 29, 2010

This week’s question is – What was your biggest business obstacle in 2010, and how did you successfully overcome it? Why should I join the discussion? Because this online forum is a great place for us to exchange ideas, learn from each other and network.  My goal is to unite successful women entrepreneurs to share our insights […]