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Reinventing Your Working Identity

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If the Great Recession and its chaotic aftermath have a story line, it goes something like this: “The worst economic downturn in nearly 80 years throws millions of Americans out of work – 15.4 million are unemployed at the peak, 13.1 million are still without a job two years later. Out of that crucible, an […]

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Salt Lake Ninja on the Loose

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The job of giving away toys has long been filled by Santa Claus. The role of delighting millions with laughter and much needed support has been keenly played out by Ellen. So what does one do with a enlarged sense of giving when two of the top positions are taken? You become a Food Ninja. […]

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Putting It Together

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Putting it all together… of all the exercises in the Hedgehog experience, this is the one that takes the most creativity.  Now is the time to enlist the help of three people who love you unconditionally.  These people must not be afraid of any change or shift in your working identity. They must be supportive […]

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Economic Engine

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It’s time to show yourself the Hedgehog money! Look at the convergence of your strengths and your passion.  Now, the one remaining leavening factor…we must learn where you can make money with what you have. Loan For Me Take the steps needed to formulate your success: Step 1: Invest time (I suggest about a week) observing where […]

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Discovering Your Deep Passion

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Knowing what you can be that is “world best” is important.  However, you may not always want to do what you can do well.  A person who is deeply caring and compassionate may not want to work as an emergency room Head nurse.  Maybe this person wants to run a pre-school. This is part three […]

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Finding Your Best in the World

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The hedgehog concept is the ONE thing that can make the difference between loving what you do while making money, and all of the alternatives.  Not that those alternatives are necessarily horrible.  It’s just all ‘round better to be at the core of your hedgehog. This is the second of a five-part series on the […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Hedgehog

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The hedgehog concept, articulated by Jim Collins in his book, Good to Great, is often the crux of successful business building for an entrepreneur.  As a coach, I’ve worked with several clients to help them articulate their hedgehog as a cornerstone of a new business.  While it’s a great activity to do with a coach, an […]

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You Have Hedgehogs

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overdraft and other When I use the term “hedgehog”, I am referring to something beyond the frumpy little pin-cushion like critter.  I’m talking about each person’s latent working identities.  I’m talking about those places where your passion, your strength, your ideas meet in powerful synergy with a market need or a market want.  Years ago […]

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It’s Never Too Late To Reinvent Yourself

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SoulSalt Inc is hosting another Reinvention Group starting September 10th. Space is limited so reserve your spot now. This six week intensive group coaching is geared toward the individual who needs to redefine what and how they work. This engagement will support you to map out a path to move you from chaos to a […]