+ Estrategias para superar los retos de la vida

Estrategias para superar los retos de la vida

No tiene más éxito aquél cuya vida carece de retos, sino el que desarrolla la fortaleza y la destreza para sobreponerse a ellos. Es una ingenuidad pensar que si descubres cuál es tu propósito de vida, te marcas metas, das los pasos para alcanzarlas y adoptas una actitud positiva, todo te resultará muy fácil. Sé lo que es luchar por superar un problema, conseguirlo… Read More

+ Freelancing tips from an expert

After freelancing for almost 40 years, these are my tips

I’m a die-hard freelancer—I´ve been doing it for (yikes!) almost four decades—and, even though I sometimes complain about crazy deadlines and struggle when I’m juggling several projects at once, I would never trade it for a 9-5 job at an office. People have asked me often how I manage to discipline myself and make freelancing work. I know first-hand uncertainty, high demands and unfair pay, tight deadlines, sleepless nights and… Read More

+ Hacer lo que te propones a pesar del miedo

Hacer lo que te propones a pesar del miedo

Si esperas a no tener miedo para hacer las cosas, lo más probable es que llegues a viejo-a y te arrepientas de todo aquello que dejaste por hacer. En mis cinco décadas de vida he aprendido que el temor se supera haciendo a menudo aquello que te asusta. Aunque también es cierto que algunos miedos no se superan. Entonces la solución es aprender a… Read More

+ Do I ever feel like quitting? You bet!

Do I ever feel like quitting my business? You bet!

This has to be the most frequent question I get asked. Do I ever feel like quitting my digital business? Do I have doubts? Do I ever feel down? And of course, the answer is a resounding YES! In fact, it happens quite often. While it´s true that I enjoy being an entrepreneur, I admit that I am more of a creative soul. I… Read More

+ Como encontrar tiempo para alcanzar tus metas

Encuentra el tiempo para alcanzar tus metas

“No tengo tiempo” es la excusa más frecuente que empleamos para no perseguir un sueño. Claro que puedes convertir tu sueño en una meta, simplemente poniéndolo sobre el papel y estableciendo una fecha de entrega. Pero, ¿cómo encontrar el tiempo para dedicarle a tu sueño, ya sea escribir una novela, aprender a hacer punto, correr una maratón, inscribirte en la universidad o hacer yoga? No es… Read More

+ 6 Books for creative entrepreneurs

6 Books for creative entrepreneurs

One of the things I recommend to anyone who wants to excel at entrepreneurship, blogging, writing and social media – or anything else, really – is to read about it. I am obsessive about reading and rereading books that can inspire me to grow and flourish in any aspect of life. So since people ask me what I read for inspiration when it comes… Read More

+ What it really takes to be successfully self-employed

What it really takes to be successfully self-employed

Many people love the idea of being self-employed. They want to be entrepreneurs, freelancers, artists. They want to live life on their own terms. They don´t want to have to go to an office all day. The idea of having a boss makes them sick to their stomach. Waking up early is torture. They despise schedules. I know exactly how they feel. I am… Read More

+ The one trait that will help you achieve your goals

The one trait that will help you achieve your goals

I’m a 50+ woman who has a track record of setting and achieving goals. For example: writing and publishing books (I´m ecstatic to share that my next one will be released by HarperCollins in 2017). Making a full-time living as a digital communicator and influencer. Being in decent shape by practicing yoga daily. Having a good relationship with my former husband, which makes my kids happy…. Read More

+ 3-Step system to find time to reach your goals

3-Step formula to find time to follow your dreams

“I don´t have the time” is the most frequent excuse for not pursuing a dream. You can turn a dream into a goal by putting it on paper and then giving it a deadline. But, how do you find the time to devote to your dream, whether it be to write a novel, learn how to crochet, run a marathon, go back to school… Read More

+ Estrategias para sacar provecho a los libros de autoayuda

Tips para sacarle provecho a los libros de autoayuda

¿Cuántos libros de autoayuda has leído hasta el momento? ¿Te han cambiado la vida? Si la respuesta es que no, entonces la solución no está en leer más libros, sino en cambiar el modo en que los lees. Hace ya algunos años, escribí en coautoría con Raimón Samsó un libro titulado 7 Estrategias para sacar partido a los libros de autoayuda. En este libro… Read More