motivation

8 Secrets To a Greater Bottom Line

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Whether it’s your money bottom line or your life’s bottom line, there are ways to increase both. You need a bottom line that supports your lifestyle, delivers on your purpose, and brings you the security you deserve. Some women think a bottom line is only about the money. Remember the Jerry Maguire phrase, “Show me[...]

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Do you ever wonder whose life you’re influencing? Look around you. Who do you see? What’s going on in your environment? Where are you having impact? Do you have the upper hand – carefully measuring and selecting what goes on in your world? The person who takes charge of his or her environment, diminishes the[...]

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Power is the ability to bring about a change in one’s psychological environment. Does this resonate with you? For someone to have the power to change your psychological environment, don’t you have to give them that power first? Or is this a psychological game people play? All good questions. But the real question is this:[...]

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Is Following Your Bliss a Myth?

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

We all have dreams. Aspirations. Lofty goals. Many of us know what our passions are in life and we want to pursue a life that incorporates them to the fullest extent. So many people encourage you to “Follow your bliss” and you will be assured happiness. But is that really the case each and every time?

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The next generation of young leaders is just beginning the process of becoming curious. Looking for what meaning and purpose they will create for their life. Young leaders are now discovering what matters while emerging into the beginning stages of leadership. These young leaders who will be springing into the workplace; the small business, the[...]

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The best learned lessons come not from your success, but from your failures. Actually, the biggest failure is not learning from your mistakes. Mistakes come and go. But certain mistakes remain constant simply because you are circulating the same habits that perpetuate the same mistakes. Then you wonder, “What went wrong” or “Why does this[...]

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Asking for what you want is the necessary first step in getting what you want. That’s the way it works! If you don’t ask you don’t get – simple. Simple. Really? If it was so simple then why are less than 15% of C-level positions in corporate American occupied by women although they comprise 47%[...]

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Opportunities are like buses, there’s one coming by every 10 minutes. The problem is you can’t get on every bus and there is no magical formula for knowing which bus is the right one. So, you make the best guess, step out and grab on – only to realize that a different bus would have[...]

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How To Respond During A Recession

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

It’s easy being optimistic or maintaining a positive attitude when everything is going well. The real test is keeping a positive attitude when things turn to you-know-what. The world today is experiencing several changes, most of which are scary. The outcomes are unknown making people feel unsure about what’s next. And these outcomes are basically[...]

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From time to time, we all get stuck in a business quagmire. It’s stressful and frustrating for those of us experiencing this block, but we have to overcome it somehow in order to continue to succeed, whether this is your own startup or you are a C level executive in a company.

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