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3 Big Mistakes that Limit Your Success – Wonky Walk

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Have you walked out of a work meeting or annual performance review and just wanted to give it all up? You have given your job your very best, but your best effort doesn’t seem to be enough. You aren’t achieving the success at work you desire. And, to make matters worse, the rest of your life is suffering, too. You are frustrated, stressed, and unmotivated.

If this is you, I truly understand. Women in the work force are near and dear to my heart. I spent 25 years in a professional career while I raised a family and pursued an active life outside of work. It was challenging, rewarding, stressful and exhilarating all at that same time.

I admired the women who broke new ground for me and others in business, but I didn’t discover the key characteristics of God-driven success from their example. I learned through the “school of hard knocks!” My desire is to help you avoid some of the painful mistakes that I made during my career. If you implement what I share, I believe you can experience more success and satisfaction in your job and at home. Sometimes just a shift in perspective can rock your world!

This is the first audio in a three-part series. By the end of the series, you will know:

1. The top 3 mistakes many women professionals make that keep them from achieving the level of success and satisfaction they desire.

2. How to avoid these costly peace-robbing, frustrating, stressful and often destructive mistakes.

3. Easy to follow, practical strategies that you can use right away to improve your performance and position you for greater God-inspired success.

 Listen in to Part 1 to learn about the “wonky walk.” Discover how to better align WHO you are with WHAT you do! Just click on the orange arrow to hear the podcast.

The resources mentioned in this audio tract are listed in identity resources.

Is Your Frantic Pace Decreasing Your Productivity?

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As I was mowing the lawn, I was amazed to hear a constant buzzing in the apple tree above my head. I stopped and watched the bees moving gracefully, but at a frantic pace, from blossom to blossom gathering nectar and pollinating the tree. Bees are very mission-minded – they have to visit 5 million flowers to produce a single pint of honey! Amazing. There is no rest for these industrious creatures.

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Living at a Frantic Pace

Do you observe that many people have a frantic pace of life, like a worker bee? Frantic people are agitated, easily excitable, hurried, and always have somewhere to be or something else to do. They never have time for the moment at hand.

I found myself living at a frantic pace throughout my consulting career. I was constantly busy as I cared for my family, managed large-scale projects, and tried to stay involved with church and friends. For me, it was unsustainable over time. I was like a worker bee trying to visit those millions of flowers! Crazy… Read More