The day after the 2016 Presidential Election, I walked into a big, airy room for Tai Chi, but it felt more like a funeral parlor.
After the first round of Tai Chi form, our instructor gathered us together and commented, “I’ve been asked how Tai Chi fits into what’s happening ‘out there.’
Don’t forget to breath, and remember your Tai Chi principal — relax.”
At the end of our class a colleague said to me, “This has been the worst day of my life! I feel so defeated!”
Election results used to upset me — a lot — which caused me to reflect upon where I am now, and why I decided to start my own business, over 23 years ago.
The answer surprised me
Looking back, each time I’ve entrusted my ‘power’ to others, to have, hold, control, and ‘do what’s best,’ my heart has been broken.
Having my own business has allowed me to chart my own course, and have some control over my destiny.
Although I’ve had terrific jobs for large companies, I love having my own business. It’s not the easiest way to earn a living, but it’s a path I continue to choose. Plus I get to help others who want to move beyond “the machine” and have their own business, too!
Helping others succeed
For me, a big part of helping others succeed is attending marketing conferences and meeting entrepreneurs who are promoting and creating new products, like Dr. Barry Morguelan.
I now begin my day listening Dr. Morguelan’s guided breathing exercises. You can, too!