How Courage Accelerates Happiness, Well-being And Success

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” –Maya Angelou I don’t like writing blog posts or making videos for my vlog. Simply put, it’s uncomfortable. “You’re not a writer or media personality.” “Other people are much better at this than you’ll ever be.” “You’re a coach sweetheart so just stick with what you know.” Thoughts like these circulate through my mind whenever I consider writing a piece or creating a video to post. And it suuucks! Actually it’s sucking as I write this. You might be wondering, “If you hate it so much why are you doing it?” Good question! Well, two reasons: Reason number one: Because I have a clear vision for my business and my life. And as a coach I know that in order for me to make that […]

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A Powerful Practice Successful Women Swear By When They’re Afraid, Nervous or Doubtful

“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.” –Louise Hay  I’m super excited to share my latest vlog post with you, A Powerful Practice Successful Women Swear By When They’re Afraid, Nervous or Doubtful. In this short video I share why it’s important to check your thoughts at the door if you want to experience greater satisfaction in your career and personal life. I hope you’ll give yourself permission to take a time-out from your busy day to watch and comment or ask a question pertinent to your life at work and home. Watch it here.   To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, Akanke p.s. If you haven’t already, Like the Claim Your Shero Facebook page. It’s a storehouse of videos, articles and encouragement to help you pursue life with Clarity, Purpose, Creativity and Courage. Like it! Lastly, are you fed up with going through the motions of the day to day and instead are ready to be more purposeful in […]

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Why Relationships Change When You’re Living On Purpose

“Surround yourself with people who mirror your best self”–Diane Sawyer Living and working on purpose isn’t always filled with friends and family cheering from the sidelines as you change and evolve into the person you came here to be. In my latest vlog I talk about why relationships change the clearer you get about who you are and what’s meaningful in your career and personal life. Here’s what I know, when you evolve so must your relationships. And sometimes this can feel kinda, well, lonely. In my latest vlog post, I talk about why this happens and what you can do about it. Oh and in case you’re wondering…the loneliness, it’s temporary. To your success, Akanke p.s. If you haven’t already, Like the Claim Your Shero Facebook page. It’s a storehouse of videos, articles and encouragement to help you pursue life with Clarity, Purpose, Creativity and Courage. Like it! Lastly, are you fed up with going through the motions of the day to […]

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How To Turn Failure Into Positive Opportunities

“You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” – Mary Tyler More In my latest vlog post I talk about the fact that in every failure there’s a seed of success to be found. So instead of running from the possibility of failure, accept that it’s part of the process. There’s always something to be learned, applied, seen differently, a new action to be taken when things don’t go the way you expected. It’s a natural part of change. Hear what else I have to say about it here     To your success, Akanke p.s. If you haven’t already, Like the Claim Your Shero Facebook page. It’s a storehouse of videos, articles and encouragement to help you pursue life with Clarity, Purpose, Creativity and Courage. Like it! Lastly, are you fed up with going through the motions of the day to day and instead are ready to be more purposeful in your career and happy at home? If so, then […]

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3 Keys To The Best Summer

What could keep you from having the most fulfilling and meaningful experiences this summer at work and home? In my latest vlog post I share 3 keys to making this summer and any experience that much more satisfying, whether you’re hanging out with your loved ones or busy at the office.   To your success, Akanke p.s. If you haven’t already, Like the Claim Your Shero Facebook page. It’s a storehouse of videos, articles and encouragement to help you pursue life with Clarity, Purpose, Creativity and Courage. Like it! Lastly, are you fed up with going through the motions of the day to day and instead are ready to be more purposeful in your career and happy at home? If so, then sign up for your complimentary Empowered Choice Strategy Session today. Here’s what you can expect in your 45 minute session: Define exactly what you’d like to create in your life Uncover hidden challenges that might be blocking you Get clarity on your […]

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What to do when you’re in your own way

Recently I competed in my first ever karate tournament alongside my 14-yr old son. While we both attended classes, private lessons, trained and prepared as best we could, we entered the tournament doors with two completely different perspectives and expectations. In this short video I share an aha moment about the limited and limiting lens through which we sometimes see ourselves…and what you can do about it.     Akanke Adefunmi helps professional women shift from stress to success in their work-family-personal life. You are always invited to attend one of her free work-family-self balance webinars or join her monthly Working Moms Virtual Retreat. Follow her on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, Like her Facebook page, facebook.com/claimyourshero    

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How To Regain Balance When Sh*t Keeps Changing!

You can’t stop life from changing but you can do something about how you’ll respond to the curve balls that will inevitable come your way. Career-driven moms can choose to pile on the new stuff or change things up. Yes, you have options!

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