Monday, August 3rd, 2020

More from Lisa Sansom

  • Are You Flexible Enough to See Opportunity?

    Are you open to opportunities? (Photo)Years and years and years ago, I broke up with my boyfriend of three years, and was determined to have a swinging singles summer with my girlfriend, who also had just broken up with her long-term boyfriend. Well, she fell into another relationship pretty quickly, and some guy started expressing an interest in me. He asked me out and I made it quite clear that I wasn’t interested – I think my exact words were, “You’re the last thing I want right now.” 20 years later, we’re married with two kids.

    Sometimes, what we don’t want is what comes back to haunt us, and will keep at us until we finally learn.

    About three years ago, I was going to get rid of all of my Change Management materials. I wasn’t using it, and it had ceased being an interesting part of my consulting business.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 10/03/11 ]
  • Back to Work: from Home-based to Office Cubicle

    Lisa Sansom has recently accepted a contract that means working full-time hours at a client’s office instead of at home. This is her tongue-in-cheek take on the adjustments she’s had to make as she transitions from slippers to dress shoes and from a home-based enterprise (where her longest commute was down the stairs) to working across town.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 9/06/11 ]
  • Succeed by Closing Door on Options

    Many women become entrepreneurs in order to have more choices about what work to do, what hours to keep, and which clients to take on. But keeping all of those options open and having so many things to choose from may actually be bad for you. Lisa Sansom explains why.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 7/05/11 ]
  • Stalk Your Mentors on the Way to Success

    Strong mentors can give you many advantages in your career, from providing advice to opening doors. Yet do we, as entrepreneurs, seek out mentors or do we insist on doing it all ourselves? Lisa Sansom talks about what she learned at a conference where Warren Bennis, a leadership guru, spoke.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 6/07/11 ]
  • How-to: Achieve Better Networking Results with Positive Emotions

    Lisa Sansom explores how positive thinking and emotions can help you achieve better networking results. If networking tends to stress you out, she also gives a few ideas of things you can do to help shake off the humdrums and feel like smiling again.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 5/16/11 ]
  • Promote Your Business Through the Power of Stories

    What do YOU have in common with David Chilton, author of “The Wealthy Barber?” Like David, you, too, are a storyteller even if you don’t know it yet. And the story that is uniquely yours is one that can help make you and your business memorable. Lisa Sansom tells you how to find YOUR story and give it voice.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Marketing ] • [ 5/02/11 ]
  • What I learned about Biz from my son’s teacher

    What does elementary school and running a business have in common? You’d be surprised! Lisa Sansom reveals key business secrets she learned from her son’s first grade teacher. If you want to know more about positive client interaction, this is the article to read!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Business ] • [ 4/18/11 ]
  • How-To: Go from “I think I can” to “I know I can”

    Struggling with moments of self-doubt or low confidence can undermine your self-esteem and slow you down. Lisa Sansom gives you the tools you need to take that critical voice that lives in your brain and push it out of the way so you can get back to work and enjoy making success happen.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 3/21/11 ]
  • Be Happier! 5 Steps to Bounce Back after a Let Down

    Dealing with upsetting events at work can be difficult. Maybe a client ‘fires’ you or a colleague sends you a curt email. What is the best way to deal with it? How do you avoid feeling down? Lisa Sansom gives a 5-step process to help you change your thinking, to change your mood.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 3/14/11 ]
  • Dangerous Liaisons: Handling Client Conflict Positively

    Even the best relationships have their difficult moments. If you’re experiencing conflict with a client, what can you do to help salvage the relationship? Lisa Sansom, a certified business coach, offers ideas for handling conflict in a positive way. Like personal relationships, business relationships also benefit from open communication.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under How-To ] • [ 2/21/11 ]