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JIll Hendrickson

3 Keys to Becoming an Author By the End of the Year

Here’s a training I did to motivate people to become an author by the end of 2017.

All of these ladies became authors by the end of 2015 and were honored at an awards ceremony towards the end of 2016. Why not you?

It’s your last chance! If you don’t do it know, when will […]

By | November 21st, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized | | 0 Comments

Writing Your Book

I just wanted to share a video I shot to answer questions about writing your book.

If you’ve wondered about the format when you start writing your book or whether you’re good enough to write a book, or how you can possibly stand out in an already crowded market, or how to make yourself sit […]

By | November 13th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized | | Comments Off on Writing Your Book

You’re a Better Writer Than You Think

News flash: If you’d love to write but find yourself held back by fears that your writing isn’t good enough or that others will laugh at it or criticize it, you’re not alone.

Most people are afraid that their own writing doesn’t measure up. I know this from more than 15 years of leading writing […]

By | October 29th, 2017 | Categories: Coaching, Creative, writing | Tags: , , | Comments Off on You’re a Better Writer Than You Think

Look Homeward, Angel (Saving Yourself and Your Pet)

A few days ago when I talked to my Mom, she told me that their cat, Lady, (named after Lady Gaga), had disappeared. They’d had some work done on the roof, and Lady is a very nervous cat who was feral at birth. The noise had apparently scared her and she’d hidden or run […]

By | October 17th, 2017 | Categories: Coaching, Love, writing | | Comments Off on Look Homeward, Angel (Saving Yourself and Your Pet)

Do You Cringe When People Ask “What Do You Do?”

Do you ever cringe when people ask what you do? Do you resist going to networking events because you hate having to explain your work?

Here’s how I helped my friend Elyse-Anne get clear on her messaging. It really matters, because a flabby message may be costing you clients and income.

I’d known Elyse as […]

By | October 16th, 2017 | Categories: Coaching, small business, small business success, writing | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Do You Cringe When People Ask “What Do You Do?”

My Own Sexual Harassment Story

The smarmy Harvey Weinstein story only underscores my point about how women tend to water down their message and why.

Many of the women that movie producer Weinstein targeted for his sexual conquests are now famous stars and yet until now have kept silent or remained relatively quiet about his behavior.

Why? Because of intimidation […]

By | October 13th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized | | Comments Off on My Own Sexual Harassment Story

Let Down Your Hair

If you’re like me, you get some of your best insights when you step away from your desk

And some of your best surprises.

A couple days ago while taking a walk, I crossed paths with a stranger who smiled and said, “I’m going to call you Rapunzel!”

His off-the-wall comment made me smile and reminded me […]

By | October 10th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized | | Comments Off on Let Down Your Hair

Save Yourself First

What’s been your reaction to the latest disasters in the news? Sadness? Disgust? Blame? Apathy? Did you use it as an opportunity to vent? To try to show your leadership by jumping on the online bandwagon? Raise your voice, or alternatively take a motherly tone to pacify your peeps? (Even though they didn’t ask […]

By | October 4th, 2017 | Categories: small business success, visibility, writing | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Save Yourself First

You’re Not Being Lazy, You’re Being Smart

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You’re not lazy if you take a "siesta" in the middle of the day. It’s good for your body and your business to incorporate an afternoon rest into your lifestyle, so don’t feel guilty.

By | October 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized | | Comments Off on You’re Not Being Lazy, You’re Being Smart

How You Really Impact People

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Impacting others is not really about coming on strong or impressing them or having a slick website and a clever marketing campaign.
By | September 27th, 2017 | Categories: small business success | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on How You Really Impact People