If there is anything universal to all entrepreneurs, creatives, and leaders, it’s the feeling that sometimes what you’re trying to do is totally impossible. So, most of us don’t even try. The thing is, if we were to try, we might find out that the things we deem impossible are merely very hard. But, isn’t it theContinue reading “How To Do Impossible Things”
Author Archives: Mary Shindler
4 Ways Successful People Master Their Time
Sept 23, 2014 I started my first small business at age 24. For anyone who has ever been in a position of leadership or creative authority, who has ever started a project, ran a campaign, or co-founded a dream, you know that how you use your time is pretty darn important. I recently came across an articleContinue reading “4 Ways Successful People Master Their Time”
5 Things To Seriously Do When You Miss Your Goal
5 Things To Seriously Do When You Miss Your Goal I recently accomplished a big goal in my business. (Whoohoo! Thank you to everyone who supported me along the way!) I’m now working with 10 incredible 1-on-1 clients. I set and missed this goal so many times in the past year. Each time I didn’t make it, I thought “I know thisContinue reading “5 Things To Seriously Do When You Miss Your Goal”
and all life depends on it…
Happy Tuesday! I absolutely love this poem. Recently shared at our Generation Waking Up leadership training at UC Santa Cruz. Thank you, Aryeh, for your captivating words! ♥ and all life depends on it… by Aryeh Shell Dear Ancestors, Earth and Future Ones, my work, my words, my actions, and my dance are no longer mine. they areContinue reading “and all life depends on it…”
Messy, imperfect and… human.
Dear friend, There is a degree of chaos, mystery, and beauty that’s natural to life. When we try to systematize, track, and measure everything we lose the spark, the passion, the reason we started doing this work in the first place. Just a few weeks ago, I noticed I was spending a lot of time on myContinue reading “Messy, imperfect and… human.”
3 Great Questions for Clarity: Like A Light In A Dark Room
Over the past 2 years I’ve had the privilege of supporting dozens of truly incredible individuals to grow as leaders and make a meaningful difference in the world. Coaching is about gaining clarity. Which means getting clear on your vision for your life and the kind of leader you want to be. It also means gettingContinue reading “3 Great Questions for Clarity: Like A Light In A Dark Room”
Happy New Year!
Wishing you love, joy, ease, and grace in your life and all the big things you’re up to in 2014! I just got to spend the last two months in Bali (more on that later..)! What I really wanted to say is I’m so grateful for all of YOU. ♥ As a coach, it’s the sweetestContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
The New Moon in Libra: Clearing. Breakthroughs. Truth.
I’ve been following the moon cycles lately… This is one of my favorite bloggers on astrology. Mystic Mamma collects some of the best writings on the current moon phase. “This is about sweeping your life clean. Belief systems can crumble… Structures that you have built up are challenged… Shift out of old patterns of behavior thatContinue reading “The New Moon in Libra: Clearing. Breakthroughs. Truth.”
How To Crowdfund $50,000 In Your Spare Time
My brilliant friend, Lisa Curtis, founder of Kuli Kuli, wrote this post in Forbes on her recent success crowdfunding success. My takeaways from this article? Plan, plan, and plan. Then host a party with people who have money. 😉 We have used platforms (like Indiegogo) for our programs — both to raise scholarship funds and to support participantsContinue reading “How To Crowdfund $50,000 In Your Spare Time”
All Great Entrepreneurs Have This
Came across this bit of short, sweet wisdom I think you’ll like… cross posted from Jeffery James on INC.com. Happy friday! ~mc What makes an entrepreneur successful? Some people believe it’s the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and services are delivered. BeingContinue reading “All Great Entrepreneurs Have This”