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You Are Meant To Succeed

You Are Meant To Succeed by Jill CelesteIt may not look like it now, but you are meant to succeed.

Let’s face it: Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. Rejection, income dips, marketing flops, a lack of support at home – these are all things that can make you feel less than successful.

These obstacles can quickly become road blocks, even detours, causing you to question why you’re in business at all.

In this week’s marketing strategy, I’ll break down why you don’t feel like a success. I hope you’ll bookmark this blog post for days when you need this assurance.

It starts with mindset (of course), but here’s the good news: You are in complete control of your mindset. You can change it at a moment’s notice.

Let’s dig a little deeper – and unearth three main reasons why you don’t have a success mindset.

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No One Is Buying

I’m opening my kimono -figuratively speaking – in this week’s marketing strategy because I know some of you need to hear this message. I am being transparent and honest about my recent lull in sales, and sharing with you what I am doing about it.

I hope you’ll read this message with love in your heart – and no judgement. I welcome your comments and notes of encouragement. I hope you’re inspired by what I say.

Please remember: You are never alone. I am never alone. We’re on this entrepreneurial journey together. Rough patches and all. ♥

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Well, That Was A Sucky Marketing Idea

You implemented a marketing idea. Maybe it was something you’ve never tried before, maybe you’ve done it before, or maybe you tweaked an old idea into something new.

It doesn’t matter. You implemented.

And it failed. Miserably. You didn’t get the results you wanted. Perhaps you didn’t get any result – just the sound of crickets from your ideal clients.

Well, shit. What do you do now?

I’m going to tell you exactly what to do. Ready?

Well, that was a sucky marketing idea

#1: Congratulate yourself

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Be Happy, Then Be A Success

Within a span of two weeks, my dog was diagnosed with cancer, my father died, I got very sick and I moved from one home to another.

It was a hellish two weeks – one that tested my mindset and challenged my happiness.

And to be honest, I felt miserable – physically, mentally and emotionally.

And guess what happened with my business? Not a damn thing. I promoted a program with meager results. And here’s why:

I wasn’t happy. I wasn’t in the Vortex. I wasn’t in a positive place.

And when I sit back and reflect on those two weeks, I am reminded of something I learned from a book I read a few years ago – The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor.

The idea of success coming before happiness is not the right formula. You can’t achieve success without first being happy in your life.

Be Happy, Then Be A Success

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The Key To Success Is Happiness

The Key To Success Is HappinessI am in transition right now in my entrepreneurial career, and I thought my journey would be helpful to many of you.

Over the past month or so, I have been working on my thoughts, emotions and attitude. If you have met me in person, you know I am quick to smile, pretty easy to get along with and good for a laugh. However, like most of us, I am not happy all of the time.

Truthfully, being an entrepreneur can be a lonely job, especially when you are working hard to get your message out to the world. And many times, loneliness and “efforting”  can make me an unhappy person. Here’s the thing, though. I didn’t realize it until I read a book called The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor. Continue reading