Guiding Words

Guiding Words

My husband recently look a workshop for his massage therapy business about raising prices, hosted by Annette Montgomery, who does business coaching for massage therapists. (It was a great class from what I heard – one that any small business owner could probably use!)

Last year, I worked with Terry Bateman as a business & life coach – he is to photography as Annette is to massage therapists! 😉 His coaching changed how I look at my work, and was so valuable in pivoting to my sabbatical.

In a follow-up newsletter, Annette talks about how she uses guiding words as a simpler alternative to resolutions.

I love this.

Each year, I go through a process of setting intentions, goals and workplans. I picked this up from my time in the Corporate world. My process has simplified over the years – I realize now how much time can we wasted in process, overthinking, shooting for perfection.

My goal now is to keep this to a one-pager.

I’m good-ish at this.

But what about narrowing this to 3-5 words?!! WHHHAATT?!?!

Wait. Looking back to next year, I did this without knowing it! My words for last year were: BE, FEEL, LIVE, LOVE, CREATE

So in keeping with KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid), my Guiding Words for this year are:


Guiding Words coaching tool – from Annette Montgomery

Thank you Terry and Annette for guiding other creative and healing entrepreneurs.

Thanks for listening.

Keep telling the story

Signed ever faithfully,

The Right Reverend Lord C Todd Peacock III

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I see life as full of possibilities and the world full of beautiful people possessing unique and often untapped talents. I’m a learner and connector, seeking ways to leverage the abundance in this world through strong community.

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