I will never forget the first time I saw Aimee. It was at a BlogPaws conference. This stunning young woman with black hair, a beautiful smile, and the best eye makeup I’d ever seen, was walking towards me and I couldn’t stop staring at her. “She’s stunning!” I thought.
Goals are necessary for achievement.
Yes, some folks can achieve great success without ever having set a goal, but they are few and far between. The idea of an overnight success grips us all at some point, but most of us get over it because we learn early on that nothing is truly an overnight success.
Today, we’ll talk a bit about SMART goals. And, I don’t just mean how to be smart about setting goals. Instead, I want you to learn how to understand SMART intentions and get them to work for you.
But there’s more. Much more.
If you take nothing else from that blurb, take the words “profound” and “heart-centered” because that’s exactly what you find in this book.
It’s a book of stories. A book of emotions. A book of successes that were hard-won. It’s about women everywhere. I think, perhaps, it’s about me. And about you.
Today, we’re learning from business leaders across the spectrum that the hero’s journey applies to starting and creating success in business also. And, from my perspective, the hero’s journey begins with you.
Let’s take a peek into the literature definition of hero’s journey.
The hero begins on a journey, faces trials and tribulations, and returns triumphant. Oh, if only it were that easy!
Are your colors more vibrant? Is your design both eye-catching and inviting? Do you have a new - really new, not just new because you say so - process that will bring true success to your clients?
All of this helps you stand out.
But, nothing works as well as you being the stand out product of your business.
This book review of author Paula Munier’s book, A Borrowing of Bones, comes as an offering. To those baby boomer women, and everyone they know. Because fiction is the home of creativity. Fiction is a universe of its own. Fiction is where we learn about ourselves and our reaction to stories, characters, heroes, villains, and all the crowded spaces between.