I want to apologize for the length of this blog before I ever get started. I know it is going to be a long one.
I have spent a lot of time recently thinking about what has happened to me and my business in the last year. Tuesday, 1/11/11, was the one year anniversary for Decisive Minds. I spent that day touring hotels in Dallas, TX for my upcoming 3 day live event (March 11-13) and was blessed to be able to spend a couple of hours at the launch party for MyGlow.net, a new social networking site from the founders of eWomen Network.
While touring the second hotel it hit me – 12 months ago I could not have imagined that I would already be hosting my own 3 day live event. Much less with fabulous guest speakers like Adam Urbanski, Carrie Wilkerson and Caterina Rando (and others that I will be able to tell you about soon).
How did I go from being that terribly shy woman, who physically shook when she spoke to someone new, to someone who loves teaching tele-classes and can stand on stage and teach? It still blows my mind.
Then there are all the amazing people I have met. I wouldn't dare name you all, because the blog post would never end. LOL I feel blessed to have made so many fabulous new friends – those who I have laughed with, those who I have cried with, those who I have learned from and those who have made my heart smile. I am honored to know you all.
I LOVE what I do and the people I get to help. I LOVE the traveling and the learning. I looked back over my calendar for 2010 and I actually traveled to 3 mastermind retreats and 5 live 3 or 4 day seminars. What a fun year!
Then there are all the programs and courses I have taught or created over the year.
- The Ultimate Blog Challenge – how much fun is this! With my co-host and really great friend, Michelle Shaeffer, I have met over 600 different bloggers who have participated in our 3 challenges. That has been amazing.
- The Ultimate Client Attraction Summit – my first multi-speaker tele-summit. It was so much fun to get to interview 6 fabulous entrepreneurs.
- Take Action Get Profits – Facebook and LinkedIn virtual day – I did the first 7 hour social media virtual day training in December. It was so much fun and the response was so great that now I am going to be doing these on a regular basis.
- Decisive Success Strategies free tele-class series – On Tuesdays I interview amazing business owners on a wide range of topics. After we talk we both go to my Facebook fan page and do a little Q&A. That has really turned out to be lots of fun.
There were so many more programs during the year, interviews I did with amazing people, guest blog posts and so much more.
So do you want to know the secret? How did it happen? 2 words – Consistent & Persistent! That's it – I didn't give up. I kept going even when no one was paying attention. I asked, believed, did my part and received.
THANK YOU! If you are reading this you are one of the reasons I am here and I want you to know that I appreciate you!
“When you get – GIVE. When you learn – TEACH.” Maya Angelou