Kristen Green Consulting | How to create your launch in 5 days
Are you overwhelmed with a million ideas? So many of my clients share your dilemma. Your minds are overflowing with good ideas that you so desperately want to put into the world. But it can be hard to get traction. Just like any area of life where you want to make progress and be successful, you have to have a plan.
It's my 31st birthday, and I'm giving it away to BeLoved Atlanta.
There's a big difference between stretching yourself and putting yourself into a situation that will stretch you. I stretched myself by applying to altMBA (with no expectation of being accepted). But the altMBA is stretching me – uncomfortably so. But that was what I wanted when I set out on this ambiguous journey
These are all large decisions that I started down the path to pursue at some point in my life. I was going to start a nonprofit that acted as a “greenhouse” for children where they could be nurtured and grow. I was going to move to Cambodia for a year to work in an orphanage. I was a Marine Corps Officer candidate, but then I decided to not move forward with pursuing a commission.
On June 19, I put myself on the line and declared my goal to, “Create compelling humanitarian content that provokes people to move from inaction to action on behalf of those in need.” It sounds like a lofty goal, and since then I’ve been marinating on how to bring this goal and passion to life.
I’ve always been averse to the thought of salesmanship. I find it slimy, underhanded, dishonest and cheesy. I prefer to tell the whole truth in an authentic and engaging way. To me selling equated to lying. But as usual altMBA has changed the way that I frame my views. Seth posits, “I define selling as the transference of emotion… Selling is a human being saying to another human being I believe in this.” That’s a stance on selling that I can get behind.
The concept of global warming can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Awareness is half of the battle. So, if small changes in your daily routine could make an impact – would you step up on behalf of the polar bears? Discover how choosing between hot or cold can be a small step in the right direction for climate change.