Xperience Connections® blogs are written to support businesswomen by encouraging and facilitating their personal and professional growth, motivation and business knowledge.

Knowledge is Power

January 25, 2012 Commitment

I love to read. Were it not for the demands on my time I could spend hours at the bookstore.

I prefer buying books because I use colored “hi-liters” to mark everything I either intend to remember or refer to at a later time. I gravitate to books “in large print” because they are easy to read on the treadmill. It’s amazing how much information is available. Sometimes, however, it’s frustrating that we are limited in the time we can devote to reading for pleasure.

I also love seminars. For me, to learn in a “live” environment, to be part of an audience, and to be connected to what a speaker is sharing is worth both time and money. Some seminars only feature one speaker. Some last all day and include small concurrent sessions or tracks. Regardless of the format, taking time for self discovery, to improve one’s skills or just to learn something new is energizing and enriching. When you expand your outlook you feel empowered and motivated. There’s an expression that compares one’s mind to a stretched rubber band. Once either is “stretched” it can no longer return to it’s original form.

Do you ever think about what you might do to expand your awareness? There are many learning opportunities close to home! Hospitals frequently offer free clinics and lectures on health and well-ness. There are franchise centers which provide affordable classes on everything from A – Z. Chambers of Commerce have mini courses on business strategies. Local universities provide continuing education classes. Recently I attended an all day “Conference for Women” which offered several mini-trainings on personal and professional development. Imagine spending an entire day with high energy, entrepreneurial women who are committed to improving their effectiveness!

Anthony D’Angelo wrote, “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” Take time to expand your thinking! Whether it’s a one time class, a course or a lecture, reward yourself with the gift of learning. If you find something you believe might interest me, connect with me via email to share the experience. Would welcome the connecting.

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Spreading the JOY

January 22, 2012 Inspiration, Personal Development

I have always believed that if I can make a person feel about my product the way I feel about my product, then they will want my product. That has proven true in my life through sales, through ministry, and now through networking. They say a smile is contagious – in fact, the effect extends
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Resist No More

January 18, 2012 Acceptance

Can you even remember life BEFORE the microwave oven? Can you live without it? I resisted for quite a while before owning one. I couldn’t justify spending money to save time by heating food quickly! Today, to “nuke” something is commonplace. In fact, having recently bought a new home, I didn’t realize that a built-in
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24/7 Attitude

January 11, 2012 Habits

You’ve heard it before: “Attitude is everything”. “It’s not what happens to you that matters; it’s how your mind looks at what happens”. Life is about “attitude”. From where I sit, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to maintain a positive mental attitude! Traffic is stressful , responsible customer service rarely occurs, people are over-worked and
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Halfway to Nowhere

January 4, 2012 Motivation

Are you going in the direction of your choice or is life choosing where you have to be? Are you “sort of” on your own path to fulfillment or are you paving the way for someone else? Are you giving life all you’ve got or are you only “half in the game”? I’ve lived in
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