One of the things I love about owning my business is that each day brings a myriad of opportunities to tap into different aspects of my gifts and strengths. But let’s face it, it can also be a lot! On a daily – even hourly – basis we are required to shift gears and perform tasks that are as varied as the items on our “to do” list. It’s an element of entrepreneurship that can send some into overwhelm or others to the sofa in an effort to shut out the countless demands of business ownership.
So back in 2010, after a year of playing with the concept of archetypes in my personal coaching with John, I began to look at my role as an entrepreneur from a new perspective. What I noticed is that throughout the day, there were a number of roles I needed to step into depending on what was on my calendar. In the stretch of a few hours I might be called upon to coach a client, close a sale, strategize with a team member or decide on a budget for an upcoming campaign. What I needed was a way to consciously move from role to role so that I could be present to what was needed and access that part of my genius to step powerfully into that role. […]