June 2013 / 5 posts found

How to Deal with Perfectionism

by Africa
I learn quite a bit from observing others, especially children.  Today’s conversation starter is definitely one of those that sprouted from observation of others, children, and myself.  The topic of perfectionism is in the spotlight. We have all had run-ins with perfectionism.  Sometimes perfection was our friend, and other times our enemy.  I’ll discuss perfectionism from a few different angles in the video. To beat perfectionism, ignore your Jedi training and try. #womeninbusiness #entrepreneurship Click To Tweet I’m interested in your view on perfectionism.  Have you ever been paralyzed by perfectionism?  How did you move through perfectionism?  Sometimes perfectionism is […]

Practicing Random Acts of Kindness

by Africa
I’m not proud of my actions, and I certainly would not want what happened to me, happen to you!  Today I share my epic fail.  What makes it worse is that it involved a random act of kindness. Did you ever have one of those moments where you are not sure what went wrong? You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late” – Emerson… Click To Tweet I’m interested in your thoughts about random acts of kindness.  Do you perform random acts of kindness?  If so, in what ways?  If […]

Share Your Awesomeness Without Bragging

by Africa
What do you do that is absolutely amazing?  Does anyone know about it?  Have you not told anyone because you are afraid of bragging?  No one wants to be a braggart.  How do you stop bragging and start sharing? Are you thinking that you don’t do anything that is absolutely amazing.  If so, click on the video right away!  You need to become aware of the thing you do that is absolutely amazing. Get it all today in the Conversation Starter: Share Your Awesomeness Without Bragging. You will learn about how to share rather than brag, why you are sooooo […]

Community

by Africa
I had an interesting passing conversation with my friend, Margaret.  Between kids running back and forth, we attempted to discuss the idea of community.  Margaret asked some intriguing questions that give us today’s Conversation Starter: Community. Not every single kind of community is touched on, but I’ll discuss a few ideas on what a community is, how to build a community, and why one should be built. Community is the support you give and receive from others. #womeninbusiness #entrepreneurship Click To Tweet I’m interested in your two cents on communities.  What does community mean to you?  How do you build […]

Self-Confidence vs. Certainty

by Africa
It’s your time in the spotlight.  Doesn’t matter if it is for a presentation like the woman in our conversation starter or the pressure you feel from others in more informal settings (playground, parties, doctor’s office, etc.). When the spotlight is turned on you, do you freeze up?  Do you feel a little queasy?  Do strange things pour out of your month in rapid succession that make no sense at all?  Do you just avoid these situations altogether? I’ve got a treat for you in today’s Conversation Starter: Self-Confidence vs. Certainty. You will learn two secrets and a bit about […]