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When life hands you lemons, write.
Your "career path" is the means to an end. Your real job is to leave behind a body of work that makes you proud.
Before you diagnose yourself with low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. ~ William Gibson
if you get temporarily clouded by fear or berated by relatives, remember, entrepreneurship is a goddamn hero's journey. chin up, shield on.
"Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder." - Rumi
"One of the primary flaws of unsuccessful consultants is that they accept client wants as the real need. " - Alan Weiss
Remember that one teacher who really understood you and believed in your abilities? S/he was totally right.
Never let anyone tell you what you can do, or who you can be. That is your job. Name it, claim it, and master it.
Invite smart people to tear into your ideas before you have spent too much money or time developing them.
Let's base 2013 on the premise that we are good enough, smart enough, and doggone it, people like us.
Be very conscious of your peer circle this year. Surround yourself with people who see your gifts, and will push you to share them.
We are all self-employed. Whether your paycheck comes from a company or your own client, you are in charge.
I totally love people who have healthy boundaries around working hours until I really need to talk with them after hours. :)
If you always focus on what you don't have and what is missing, you will always be sad. - Jessica Herrin #sparkandhustle
Two greatest phrases for any entrepreneur: 1) "I don't know." 2) "But I will find out."
I am a business coach and author of Escape from Cubicle Nation and upcoming Body of Work. Pam is my name, freedom is my game.