Cynthia Ann Leighton: Prioritizing

Increase your confidence in your choices by prioritizing your dreams. Pick specific, practical things that are going to bring you closer to the day of your dreams being true. Oh, you can’t take 10 or 20 of them and work on them at the same time! But if you generalize them and look at exactly…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Starting!

Consider also when you’re trying to increase your confidence, to look back at your schooling and what you’ve learned. It isn’t just the degrees that you’ve gotten or the skills that you’ve mastered! Or the projects that you’ve taken on. It’s also the simple experience of learning to learn. That’s a big part of life.…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: You’re Taking Action!

Consider who you’ve got in your circle. Your immediate circle! Your family; your friends. Your colleagues and people in the organizations you’re an active part of. Remember and reflect on how you connect with people.   Because connecting with people gives you a deep confidence that you can figure out what you need to do.…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Trust Yourself

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here, asking you to trust yourself to sit up, stand up and start practicing small versions of what you need to do to build your life. That’s right… Start practicing what you need to stretch to include today. Just like “baby”. There’s a day when it’s time to sit up. And…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Sparkle in New Ways

Starting an online business is a life transition. During life transitions it helps to accept the need to gain new skills. I’m there now. Cynthia Ann Leighton: sparkle in new ways as you choose the skills you need to learn. Deliberate practice will give you those skills. Breaking them into small things – small things…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Risks

Appropriate next steps for me, Cynthia Ann Leighton, depend on my situation. For you, too! Assess the risks. Risks of doing! Risks of not doing. Recent winter choices for me include avoiding going outside in snow and ice. Recent life choices for me include embracing learning to build an online business.   Consider for you!…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Goals

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here with a quick take on goals. Goals guide choices. Goals get us to take the right actions for the current situation. For example, this month I’ve been mostly stuck indoors. Storms! Ice. Snow. Slippery stuff for me right now. Dangerous. I chose to stay indoors, including two back to back…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Purpose + Confidence

Purpose has to do with what matters. To you! It’s personal, isn’t it? What captures your attention is different from what gets me, Cynthia Ann Leighton here. Knowing your purpose leads to confidence. Confidence has to do with what phase you’re in right now. In the sense that there are things that fit in this…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Encouraging You!

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here. I give the example of babies sometimes. Because that’s a time when there’s lots of people encouraging! When a baby’s learning to stand up, even to sit up, it’s a celebration for the people around. When baby learns to take a step, and falls down? There’s encouragement given from all…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton On Increasing Confidence

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here. Confidence to some extent comes from doing the right things with our life that fit us in the present moment. Some phases of our life we’ll have to start over again. Because there’s going to be bumps with our health and bumps with other aspects of life that require rebuilding…

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