August 2015

Self-improvement is impossible without self-awareness; it’s the starting point. Understanding your own needs, beliefs, desires, strengths, weaknesses - everything that makes you tick; everything that makes you unique is critical.

In my last blog, What Really Matters! I discussed the second emotional intelligence competency, Self-Actualization.
Let’s move onto the third competency, Emotional Self-Awareness

By now most of us know that networking is an essential part of entrepreneurial success. However, those of us not blessed with natural networking skills need a strategy to get the most out of the practice. One component of a successful networking plan is buddy networking. The key to making the buddy approach work for you is to select the right partner or partners, because there’s no rule about only having one networking buddy, and to follow through with your plans.

Here are some tips that might help you manage social media while ensuring that your own content is going a long way.


While Facebook discourages posting about your business on your personal profile, you can get away with things like sharing blog posts. A Facebook expert I heard speak recently said that there’s no harm in sharing offerings occasionally on your personal profile. Upload videos on Facebook that you might only post on YouTube – these get high engagement on Facebook Pages.


To have a top-notch mentorship relationship, it’s important to be a meeting rockstar. Luckily there’s a sea of tools out there to help you be the most efficient meeting planner ever.