#WeQuest Spotlight – Patience Bleskan

Every year Jeffrey and Tracking Wonder gather a visionary group of thought leaders for a free online community event called Quest to challenge and inspire the way you approach your business and life. This year’s roundup of visionary leaders includes Pam Slim (Escape from Cubicle Nation; Body of Work), Leo Babauta (Zen Habits), Katie Dalebout (Let It Out), Caroline Adams Miller (Getting Grit), Jonathan Fields (Good Life Project), Dorie Clark (Entrepreneurial You), Ishita Gupta, and Charlie Gilkey (Productive Flourishing).

Quest is about creating a radically possible vision, reaching stretchable goals, and enlisting the support of the international Quest community to help you create the change and impact you ache to see in your life and the world in the upcoming year. (more…)

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#WeQuest Spotlight – Sally Fox

Every year Jeffrey and Tracking Wonder gather a visionary group of thought leaders for a free online community event called Quest  to challenge and inspire the way you approach your business and life. This year’s round up of visionary leaders includes Pam Slim (Escape from Cubicle Nation; Body of Work), Leo Babauta (Zen Habits), Katie Dalebout (Let It Out), Caroline Adams Miller (Getting Grit), Jonathan Fields (Good Life Project), Dorie Clark (Entrepreneurial You), Ishita Gupta, and Charlie Gilkey (Productive Flourishing).

Quest is about creating a radically possible vision, reaching stretchable goals, and enlisting the support of the international Quest community to help you create the change and impact you ache to see in your life and the world in the upcoming year. (more…)

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How to Express Appreciation With Surprise & Delight

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Do you know that each of us have an internalized way of feeling appreciated? Imagine being able to stir surprise and delight in those around you.

I recently received an unexpected gift in the mail from my dear friend Editor in Chief at Best Self Media, Kristen Noel. In October I participated in the online Best Self World Summit with a number of other holistic wellness experts. I mention the gift because it included thoughtful and specific touches that made it meaningful to me. (more…)

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Do You Know the Signs of Impending Burnout?

 

Burnout hits nearly every entrepreneur and creative at some point. If this feels like you, it may be time to declutter your attention.

Recognize this? Your neck and shoulders ache. Your temper is irrationally short. You are more reactive than creative. You worry more than wonder. Your internal eyesight is myopic. There is no vision for the near-future. If you keep pushing forward this way, you just might self-combust. (more…)

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When it’s Time to Rebrand

Does your brand reflect your ideals? If not, it may be time to think about a rebrand.

Adventure. Joy. Provocation. Love. Optimal Productivity. Good Life.

These words are business’s brands.

What do I mean? Your brand is a feeling and idea, not a logo.

A brand is the total emotional experience people have with you, your organization, or your business. Your brand includes the set of ideas and value that people associate with you.

Branding, on the other hand, includes all the elements you and your team own, craft, and create to elicit a consistent experience you desire to be known for and a promise that you consistently deliver on.

Rebranding, then, is not only about “getting a new look” or a website makeover. Those are the outer results and outcomes.

Rebranding includes changing people’s experience with and perception of you,  your organization, business, professional identity, or entrepreneurial endeavor. That effort takes time and strategy with integrity. (more…)

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