Fear Setting

How to Diminish your Fear of Success


The first time I heard the term “fear of success” I admit to being baffled. That was a thing? Don’t we all want to be successful at some level and on our own terms?

It took me a while to dig deep enough into my own motivations for success and the steps I was willing and able to take to achieve my goals to find out that it is indeed a ‘thing’ and it was alive and kicking my butt on a pretty regular basis. To say I was not happy is a true understatement. How could I not know this about myself??

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Doing Anything Means Taking That First Step

Thinking without doing is just wasting your time

CELEBRATE SMALL STEPS - DENISE GRIFFITTSMany of us grew up dreaming really big dreams that we probably no longer give much credence to. For instance, as a child, I was absolutely determined that I was going to be an archeologist. And not just any old archeologist, but the best and most famous archeologist in the world. Think Amelia Peabody. Never mind that I can’t spend 5 minutes outdoors without burning to a crisp, hate heat and really hate sand underneath my fingernails. None of that had any effect on my dreams. They were mine and they were incredibly real. One thing about the very young and developing mind is that we don’t understand or even recognize limitations. We just know that it is possible and all we have to do is go do it.

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Virtual Assistants and Your Business

Why you really do need to find and partner with a highly competent VA

Virtual Assistants and Your Business

“People have writer’s block not because they can’t write, but because they despair of writing eloquently.” Anna Quindlen

The fact that you will no longer spend time on routine tasks associated with your business is the most prominent reason for hiring virtual assistants.

VAs can be the perfect answer for almost any business that does not require a physical person sitting at a desk. Hiring a VA is the solution to freeing yourself from the mundane, thus allowing you to increase productivity and double your efforts in making your business grow.

Here are just some of the ways that a virtual assistant might help in your business, whether online or offline:

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3 Key Steps to Delegation

If you’re going to be a success in business, be it a brick and mortar business or an online business, you need to learn to delegate those tasks you either don’t like doing or aren’t good at. Delegation is a hard thing for some to do – those who like to be in control of anything find it difficult to give up that control to someone else. On the other hand, since you’re a slacker anyways, this quite possibly isn’t an issue for you.

The key is really in the balance – the balance between your ability to trust that others will complete the tasks given properly and on time, and making sure that those you delegate to have what they need from you to get the job done right.

Here are three steps that you can take to ensure that all the tasks you decide to delegate to others get done when you want, how you want.

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Your Partner In Success Radio: Tony Bodoh

Fire Your Sales Team, Hire Your Customers

Denise Griffitts interviews Tony Bodoh, #1 Best-Selling Author, International Speaker, and Customer Experience Expert

Denise Griffitts interviews Tony Bodoh, #1 Best-Selling Author, International Speaker, and Customer Experience Expert

Tony Bodoh is a two-time, #1 best-selling author and the editor of Breakthrough Magazine. He has founded or co-founded five companies ranging from customer experience consulting to small business training to television production. Tony is an international speaker who has conducted a wide range of workshops and keynotes at personal growth seminars, top-rated entrepreneur forums, and technology conferences.

In this podcast, we are going to focus on how you can benefit from the work Tony does to help startups to Fortune 500 companies understand their customers’ feedback and then how he applies these insights to innovate new products, revolutionize their marketing and train their employees to deliver excellent experiences.

His clients have earned customer experience awards including; JD Powers Customer Satisfaction, Forbes Most Admired Companies, AAA 3 and 4 diamond ratings, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and more.

To give you just one example of his results, The University of Tennessee wrote a case study about how Tony used customer behavioral data to redesign a large convention hotel so it generated $45 million more in revenue per year. His work has been profiled in Inc. Magazine, CIO Magazine, Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, and more.

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4 Areas to Automate in Your Business

Online Marketing Automation

Automation for your online presence can seem overwhelming at first – where do you even start? You know that automation is, in some capacity, necessary to your business success. You also know that you can’t do everything yourself manually, nor do you desire to. Automation gives you the ability to work on your business without working so much in your business. It allows you to have necessary steps that happen automatically without you having to stop what you are doing mid-thought and login to your various social media platforms to post.

In this article, we’ll explore four common areas for business automation.

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