Jim Rohn said, “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with,” and that is why I tend to be pretty selective about the company I keep. I thought you might appreciate meeting a few of the cool cats I consider fortunate enough to associate myself with, and then I’ve got a special invitation for you, so stay tuned.
Meet “The Core Four”
Earlier this year I was invited to attend Cynthia Kersey’s “Celebrity Birthday Gala”! It was a special celebration and fund-raising initiative for her Unstoppable Foundation–a star-studded evening of NY Times best selling authors and famous faces who had all come together to support Cynthia’s mission to build schools in Kenya.
I had no expectations, knew a couple people that would be attending, and decided to just go with the flow and connect with the brightest lights in the room. It was no accident that I then ended up spending most of the evening with two of the most beautiful, inspiring, authentic and “shiny” people I’d ever met.
Meet Chris and Harue
Chris Cummings is a film producer, director, a brilliant graphic artist, and now marketing, SEO, and a copy writing maven. He keeps his finger on the pulse of the SEO and online world to help business owners keep their doors open during tough economic times. (Can’t wait to show you what he’s been working on! I’ll interview him soon, so watch for it!!) Chris is also the devoted dad to his brilliant and beautiful 4-year old daughter, Emerson, which makes him a charming combination of pretty much everything cool in one human being.
Harue is as generous as she is gorgeous. She’s a beautiful breath of Brazilian fresh air and don’t let her soft good looks fool you. She’s a negotiating ninja, a whipper snapper in business and she’s been spending loads of time with me and the kids as she’s been very much implicated in the preparations of our Body Enlightenment project. Hopefully you’ll be hearing more from her soon!
Since that night in March, we’ve been keeping in communication, and somewhere along the way Chris decided to kickstart a mastermind group and invited the gentle and genius spirit of Josh Franer to the mix.
Josh is a super cool cat and a film and photo genius. He’s worked on incredible projects in film, commercials, music videos and documentaries. Disney begs for his attention, but has to share it with beautiful women, fabulous friends and so many others who are trying to get a piece of this magical person for themselves! His visionary work in film and photography is breathtaking and you can catch a peek of it herewhere you’ll see that his heart stretches a whole lot wider than his camera lens!
How We Mastermind
Every two weeks, the four of us hook up for a call on the telephone to catch up, share wisdom, inspiration and ideas about how to move forward in our professional and personal lives. Recently, we decided it would be a cool thing to invite other inspiring business owners and entrepreneurs to our meetings for a dose of wisdom and inspiration.
This week, we’re inviting MY DAD!! and I thought you might like to join us.
I’ll be sending out an invitation to all those who are signed up to the WISH Summit and WISH Radio calls. Just sign up in the top right corner of the page, and you’ll be able to access the call!
Thanks to Chris, I learned that the word “entelechy” means “realization of potential.” Since I learned it, I find it tough to use another word to describe that insatiable search for growth and deeper meaning.
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OK, so I was getting ready to write another weekly WISH Club email about Sheri McConnell, when I decided this is really too good. It must be shared. Sheri McConnell is the CEO of the Smart Women’s Institute of Entrepreneurial Learning. I recognize that I need a guide, a mentor, someone to lead and inspire me to raise the level of my own game, and I’m seriously considering Sheri as my new coach/mentor. I’ll keep you posted.
In the meantime, I thought you might enjoy these little nuggets of wisdom from my interview with Sheri. They’ve been taken from our WISH Workbook which is available here, or you can sign up to listen to all the calls at any time.
“The biggest mistake is thinking small. There are no rules. People take one step at a time they don’t have to. You can skip steps, think bigger. There is lots of competition in the beginning and middle, but far less at the top because people don’t take that leap of faith. It requires hours, dedication, and courage and be willing to do what it takes to run a company.
“Know your skill set and allow others to do the jobs they know how to do well. They will do it efficiently, and economically. The money you save you can put back into the company or into you.
“Successful people are usually very nice people. What gets in the way is Read more »
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This is a bit about our WISH interview with John Robbins. To listen this call, click play on the audio player below.
Do you have the latest iPhone? Does your computer need a new software update?
Are you still wearing last year’s fashion statements? Have you seen the latest commercial telling you to get more, eat more, buy more, do more, have more stuff in your life?
If you ever get that feeling that you need better clothes a bigger house, a faster car and sexier hair do, before you can really start living the good life, then this call is for you.
You see, we’ve been living in age where success is determined by how much junk you pack in your trunk. But in these challenging economic times, the tides are turning. John Robbins joins the WISH Summit to share with us how you can actually start to live better than ever in age of less.
Here are a few of the questions I asked him in this call (and my secret cheat notes for the call!):
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Tags: abundance, John Robbins, money, WISH Women's International Summit for Health
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Carol Look is a complete gem and she knocked my socks off even before I picked up the phone to call her for this interview. She’s going to be one of the very first calls out of the gate, because we want her to really help us set the vibration high for the rest of the event! Her attitude of abundance is just the kind of energy you want flowing through you when you start hearing all the good news and helpful solutions that will be coming down the pipelines of our WISH summit!
Her book is the book I used to help me pull in some big sales recently. Whenever I’m feeling stuck or dragging my energetic butt through the mud, I put one of Carol’s CDs on and tap my way to a higher vibration.
Carol’s own success stories will blow your mind. Here’s a sneak peek at what we talked about:
What it takes to adjust your attitude of abundance?
Why you will never be rich if you feel poor (and you’ll never be slim when you feel fat)! Read more »
Tags: abundance, attitude, Carol Look, EFT, money, WISH Women's International Summit for Health
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Sheri McConnell teaches entrepreurial wisdom for smart women of WISH (Women’s International Summit for Health)
Every day more and more women are stepping up to the plate and starting their own businesses. successful businesses. When you’re starting out, it can be a bit intimidating. Where do you start, how do you rally up support, followers, clients and fans? What about the writing and graphics, marketing know how?
In a world with new websites and businesses popping up left and right, what are you going to do to set yourself apart and avoid the pitfalls most people fall into when starting their own business? You’re going to have to get smart about it.
Luck for us, Sheri McConnell joins us for WISH to help get us started and show us the way. Sheri is spearheading the Smart Women’s Institute of Entrepreneurial Learning and she’s here to teach us the success strategies she uses to help smart women become millionaire entrepreneurs and create the lives they truly want for themselves.
We’re sitting here with an idea, or a dream or a vision and we’re trying to make ends meet, it can be tough to imagine running a multimillion dollar business.
Here are some of the things Sheri covered in this call:
5 steps you can take today to grow your business faster and easier
What business models allow you to Read more »
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