What makes you (and your work) and unique?
For a long time, as much as I disliked the word “competition” and had tried to shift my mindset about it, I couldn’t shake the tightness in the pit of my stomach at the thought of it.
I had just launched my website in English, and I felt like a tiny particle of dust in a vast universe.
Why would anyone choose to work with me? -I wondered.
I knew it was
Is it possible NOT to live your purpose?
I’m tired of the guilt-based approaches that many experts are using on the idea of “living your purpose”, don’t you?
Instead of helping us live more meaningful, inspired, and satisfying lives, expressing our purpose has almost become a chore:
Another task to add to our already full to-do-list, another reason to feel like a failure, and think that we are falling behind because honestly,…
As a kid, I used to be the typical Nice Girl: Good grades, homework on time, obedient at home…(and not always happy to be so, let me tell you).
Nevertheless, I was scolded off again and again for just one thing…
…I was too chatty at school!
My teachers would catch me talking to my best friend, instead of paying attention to what the teacher was saying.
Most of the times though, I was just Continue reading
5 Things that make you different
In part 1 of this article series, I mentioned how important it is to differentiate if you want to be noticed by those who need your help. The goal here is to position yourself in the market in a way that makes you stand out from the other professionals.
But I also know that for us heart-centered solopreneurs, not every tactic feels right. You want people to pay attention to your work… -…in a way that feels good,
-…it’s aligned with your values, and
-…helps your ideal clients in the best possible way.
In other words, it’s important to show up while being truly YOU.
If I had to give you my best advice to help you build a fulfilling business it would be this: “Get to know yourself …and choose the business path that fits who you really are.”
But, when I say “the business path that fits who you really are”, I’m not suggesting you a focus on using your current
It’s not your skills what counts when you want to create a fulfilling path. Instead, you need to search for something else…
Figuring out who your ideal clients are: what their biggest challenges, dreams, needs and wants are, is one of the most difficult things you will ever do in your business.
It’s difficult, but it’s also a key factor in business success.
You need to be clear enough about who you help as soon as possible, because you won’t be able to attract clients to your practice if you don’t. Period.
How will you know where they gather?
How will you know what topics to write about that are of interest to them?
How will you know where to share you content?
Without knowing who you serve, trying to connect with them is very hard because… Continue reading
element of choosing the perfect career or building the business that is right for you. Understanding ourselves is a key
One of the most common tools used to gain a deeper understanding of ourselves it’s called the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.
Based on Carl Jung’s theories, this framework shows us that there are 16 different types of people, depending on how they prefer to make decisions and gather information.
Of course, each individual is unique, but these 16 groups are helpful in guiding us discover how we prefer to use our minds.
And relative to your career or business path, it can point towards where your biggest contribution may lay.
This article is inspired by a question that Julia Barnickle Continue reading
(In this article series I’m sharing the pros and cons of my favorite personality tests. You can find parts 1, 2 and 3 by visiting this link The best personality tests for career happiness:)
among the crowd. My high school math teacher, whom I hadn’t seen for years, was standing next to the door, on the right side of the wagon. I was on a train on my way to the Uni when I saw a familiar face
I went to greet her:
– Hi, Do you remember me? I’m Charo Pinilla. I was a student of yours a few years ago”
-Oh, I know who you are. I remember you handwriting!