How Denise Summers drove her business forward

Thumbnail image for How Denise Summers drove her business forward 11.24.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 0 comments

I love the feeling of opening emails like this. As we all know, being an entrepreneur comes with plenty of highs and plenty of lows. The success of my clients is what keeps me going every day. Hiring Nadine was one of the best decisions I made for my business this year—she helped me with [...]

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Revealed: the success secret no one talks about

Thumbnail image for Revealed: the success secret no one talks about 08.26.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 2 comments

This is an excerpt from Miki Strong’s brand new Unemployable Woman digital magazine. Snag your free copy of the entire magazine HERE. I’m disturbed by a trend I see in the world of entrepreneurship, especially online business. And I was a victim myself. Check out any entrepreneurship book, blog or magazine—and you’ll see the talk is [...]

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Entrepreneurial lessons from camera batteries, zoo keepers and marathon runners

Thumbnail image for Entrepreneurial lessons from camera batteries, zoo keepers and marathon runners 08.12.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 2 comments

A few weeks ago, a dream came true in my life. It was a three-day backpacking trip to Lake O’Hara National Park, about two hours west of where I live in Calgary, Canada. That’s me in the picture – don’t worry, there was a hill below that big rock I’m standing on, so it wasn’t [...]

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Should emotion be part of entrepreneurship?

Thumbnail image for Should emotion be part of entrepreneurship? 07.29.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 8 comments

Let me ask you some important (but perhaps difficult) questions: Are you scared to show emotion and vulnerability in business? Do you hold yourself back and keep a lid on how you really feel? Do you try to portray yourself in a certain way when that’s not how you actually feel? Do you want to [...]

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What grizzlies, bucket lists and self belief have to do with each other

Thumbnail image for What grizzlies, bucket lists and self belief have to do with each other 07.22.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 14 comments

There’s been something on my bucket list that I’ve wanted for over three years. Last week, that dream came true. I feel a big part of why it came true is because of believing in it and making room for it. This can help you too—in both your business and your life. Let me explain. [...]

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9 lessons from #WDS2013: big dreams, ideas, missions & a whole lot of courage

Thumbnail image for 9 lessons from #WDS2013: big dreams, ideas, missions & a whole lot of courage 07.15.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 6 comments

About a week ago I returned home from the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. WDS is a conference for coaches, authors, speakers, leaders and world-changers. It’s for people who have big dreams, ideas, missions, courage—and want to create a movement of good in the world—no matter how small or big the scale. Kind of [...]

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The inside scoop of my biggest quantum leap and why it might not be what you think

Thumbnail image for The inside scoop of my biggest quantum leap and why it might not be what you think 07.08.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 2 comments

NOTE: This is an excerpt from my interview with Leela Somaya in the Quantum Leaps for Ambitious Women TeleJam. I have the pleasure of being one of 16 guest speakers in this unique event and thought it would be fun to do something different on my blog this week by posting my interview in a [...]

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Why one action is all you need

Thumbnail image for Why one action is all you need 07.01.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 4 comments

Do you ever get clarity on a big, juicy goal or project and feel really excited about it—and then, BOOM, you feel scared and don’t know where to start? It’s something I see with my coaching clients—and in my own business. It’s exciting when you envision what you want. For example, maybe you want to [...]

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Why it’s okay to be terrified

Thumbnail image for Why it’s okay to be terrified 06.24.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 11 comments

Lately, I’ve noticed a big theme with my own coaching clients, myself and other women entrepreneurs with whom I partner and follow online. There’s no question being an entrepreneur can be terrifying. You’re putting yourself out there and are “creating” your success. You get paid for the value you create in the world. Of course, [...]

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16 days that forever changed my life

Thumbnail image for 16 days that forever changed my life 06.17.2013 by Nadine Nicholson 10 comments

Every year Father’s Day comes and goes. And every year—in fact in every day of every year—the same bittersweet feelings come up about the day my Dad died. He died four years ago, 16 days after being diagnosed with stomach cancer. He gave me the gift of life the day he died. He inspired me [...]

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