Three Reflections on My Word for 2022: Expansion

Three Reflections on My Word for 2022: Expansion

For the past few years I've chosen a word for the year. One year I did a year of no to help me set better boundaries in my life and business. One year I chose three words instead of just one, and they were related to my core values: courage, compassion, and...

Making Time for Play as an Entrepreneur

Making Time for Play as an Entrepreneur

When was the last time you made time to play?  I consider play to be something absolutely essential if you want to be a successful entrepreneur. That’s because play helps us alleviate stress and generate joy, which can help us to increase our ability to...

Tips for Dealing with Rejection

Tips for Dealing with Rejection

I recently asked other entrepreneurs what topics they’d like me to share on my blog and one topic that came up several times was this -  How do I deal with rejection as an entrepreneur?  I’m so glad this question was asked because not only is rejection so...

Do successful entrepreneurs still experience self-doubt? 

Do successful entrepreneurs still experience self-doubt? 

Do you think that there's a point you'll get to with your business where you no longer experience imposter syndrome, self-doubt, or fear of failure? Where you'll no longer find yourself procrastinating?  Often my clients tell me that they feel like something is...

5 Lessons learned in 8 years as an Entrepreneur

5 Lessons learned in 8 years as an Entrepreneur

This year I’m celebrating 8 years as an entrepreneur. It feels like a big milestone especially considering that I never planned to start a business. In honor of the occasion, I’ve put together a list of five important lessons I’ve taken away from this adventure of...

Why You’re Unhappy as a Location Independent Entrepreneur

Why You’re Unhappy as a Location Independent Entrepreneur

The Myth of Positive Thinking Many location independent entrepreneurs are motivated to create a location independent business, or to take their existing business on the road in hopes that this change will help them to find happiness. However, in my work with clients...

The Stage Metaphor: Identifying Assertive Communication

The Stage Metaphor: Identifying Assertive Communication

What is Assertive Communication? Clients don't usually come to me and say that they'd like to work on being more assertive. I think this is because there isn't a very good understanding of what assertive communication is. However, assertive communication (or the lack...

Does Imposter Syndrome Go Away? Shining a Light on my own Experience

Does Imposter Syndrome Go Away? Shining a Light on my own Experience

“What were you thinking complicating your life like this?” “Who do you think you are saying you can help entrepreneurs?” “Why would anyone want to work with you?” These are some of the thoughts that ran through my head when I started to consider shifting my coaching...

HI I’M MELISSA

I’m a mindset coach for entrepreneurs who want to make a big impact with their business but need help getting out of their own way.

Together we work on increasing their confidence and resilience so that they can be successful business owners, without sacrificing their well-being or relationships in the process.

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