What about when there’s not enough?

How do I focus when there’s not enough of me?   I stick to my process.   I dare to focus on me right now.   I dare to look at what’s important.   I dare to recognize I need to go smaller.   So? I simplify. Like this.   How can you simplify so…

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The secret to laser focus

What’s the secret to laser focus? Blundering about making a difference I care about. Persistently, consistently making an effort right now in each and every moment to do whatever part I might be able to do right now. Oh, sometimes the details are frustrating! For example, the learning curve in getting my business going means I’ve…

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I don’t waste time on what I can’t do right now

By getting clear about my concerns, I prepare. That way I get done what I can! I don’t waste time on what I can’t do right now. By looking at now and the granularity of what can I do today? I can adjust throughout each day.   I can adjust the small goals that I…

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Light a Fire Under Yourself

Personal growth is when you choose to light a fire under yourself. That’s what it takes to start a business because anything new requires a bit of excitement. I’m starting a business because I want a better future for myself. I’m going slowly because there’s only a little bit I can do each day. Because…

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Starting Business Online Now? Grow YOU!

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here! When you’re starting business online now, grow you, yourself, first. You need new skills. You can grow your own!   How do you do that? Be willing to grow one skill at a time.   One good place to start is your own blog. I’m doing that right here, this…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Making Dreams Happen

Choosing well today gets you to be in a position where you are making something happen for you and for others.   Prioritizing is, at the core, about your purpose. I mean, what is it that you want? What is it that does matter to you?   That’s how to recognize what to do today.…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton on New Year’s Resolutions

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here. Now’s New Year’s Resolutions season. I’m thinking on my goals now, from the lens of New Year’s Resolutions. I wrote challenges not just resolutions. Setting goals is a year-round boost that helps you make what you want to happen in your life begin to happen for you. I want to…

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Plan Now So That You’ll Finish

I have this determination to live a life that’s free and that makes a difference in the lives of other people. And to be persistent! To learn ways to walk around whatever comes up! I have a background as a finisher. Despite health challenges, I managed to do two degrees during college. I did a…

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Personal Growth: Are You Ready To Grow Now?

I’m grateful to recognize and embrace my need to grow. How about you? What’s your take on personal growth? Are you ready to grow now? I don’t want to stay stuck where I am! But I’ve certainly made a lot of progress. I’ve learned a lot along the way. So, right now I’m grateful that I…

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Now? Be Curious!

Being curious can help guide you to new ways of applying what you’re already doing. Excerpt from my ebook Be Curious: A Tool For Personal Growth:  “there are patterns and habits that are going on in your life. And you can use those as you add new things in. You can use your existing good habits,…

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