What Every Professional Woman Must Have

How intentional are you when it comes to the people you surround yourself with? At a recent event I was in the company of powerhouse women–women who aren’t just talking about what they want in their careers and in their personal lives, but who are actually doing something about it. It was inspiring! Sister, there’s creative power available in sisterhood. And you can use it! In my latest video, What Every Professional Woman Must Have On Speed Dial In Order To Grow Themselves And Their Careers I talk about this and more. Check it out…     To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, ~Akanke Follow Akanke on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, Like her Facebook page, facebook.com/claimyourshero

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What No One Tells You About Courageous Women

How courageous would you say you are in your personal and professional life? When it’s your time to shine, do you speak your truth, take bold action? Do you typically take a big step forward, or do you shrink backward? My fairy grandmother Maya Angelou said, “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.” In my latest FB Live video, I give you a peek under the skirts of courageous women. And 3 things about them that’ll surprise you…and that you’ll want to begin adopting immediately! Check it out…     To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, ~Akanke Follow Akanke on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, Like her Facebook page, facebook.com/claimyourshero

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Are Your Actions Leading Towards Or Away From Happiness, Sanity And Success?

“Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, and vision with action can change the world.” —Nelson Mandela Do you have a dream or vision for an area of your life? What types of actions are you taking to support the manifestation of it? You see, a vision without action is simply entertainment. When it comes to personal and professional transformation the outer work is just as important as the inner work.    A vision will inspire you while your actions move you toward it. But not all action is good action. Some will lead you astray while others are a straight shot in the direction of happiness, fulfillment and success. Watch my latest video to hear what the 5 types of actions are and which ones you’ll want to start taking.     To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, ~Akanke Follow Akanke on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, […]

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Is It Possible For Women To Have It All?

“Decide exactly what you want in every area of your life. You can’t hit a target you can’t see.” – Brian Tracy “Can I have it all?” is a question I hear often from those who come to coaching. It’s a great question! My answer typically throws women off. It goes something like this, “Yes, No, Maybe”. The truth is only you know if you can have it all. And you can determine that when you start discovering the answers to the question, “What is all?”. My latest video helps you out with this one. Watch it here.     To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, ~Akanke Follow Akanke on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, Like her Facebook page, facebook.com/claimyourshero

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From Chaos To Calm In 3 Steps

“The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person.” – Norman Vincent Peale   Sometimes life can feel like you’re living inside a tornado. There’s so much going on simultaneously. When you’re in the storm, whether that’s multiple thoughts swirling through your head about all that needs doing or it’s that you’re running from one thing to the next, often the best thing to do is breathe and ask yourself, “So what’s important here?”. This simple question can be the difference between living in a state of chaos or calm. In this video I share 3 simple steps you can take to move from harried to harmony. Watch it here.     To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, ~Akanke Follow Akanke on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, Like her Facebook page, facebook.com/claimyourshero

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Why Professional Women Need To Brag More

“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens” – Louise Hay When was the last time you gave yourself full-on credit for an accomplishment? I mean really, when have you truly acknowledged where you started and what you created, voiced, or manifested in your life? For a lot of women self-acknowledgement and self-appreciation can be a hard thing to do. It can feel like bragging. And with the negative connotations many have attached to bragging, it’s no wonder why so many women find it difficult to do. I happen to believe that bragging, from a place of self-love, self-appreciation and acknowledgement is a very, very good thing. When you take time to appreciate yourself it’s like you’re stepping off the moving train that’s your life, looking around and honoring your spirit, acknowledging that you’re hear for a purpose and appreciating the path (rough and smooth) that’s lead you to where […]

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Reasons Why You May Want To Change Your Mind

“If you keep on doing what you’ve always done you’ll keep on getting what you’ve always gotten” —Henry Ford How often do you check in with yourself? I mean the results you’re seeing in your personal and professional life. Are you happy and satisfied with what you’re seeing, what you have? If so, that’s awesome! If not, it may be time to change your mind about things. And as you know, when you change your mind, well sister, everything else shifts too. Watch it here.   To being Clear, Balanced, and Purposeful in every area of your life, ~Akanke Follow Akanke on Twitter, @Akanke_Adefunmi, Like her Facebook page, facebook.com/claimyourshero

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Are You Ready To Take Your Power Back?

Do you ever say to yourself, “Gosh I sound like my mother?” The older I get the more I hear myself saying this. One thing that’s coming up a lot with my 15 and 12 year old is their continuous focus on what the other is or isn’t doing. Something I remember doing as a child. I remember hunting down my mother and telling her all the things my brother and sister weren’t doing. To my surprise (every time) she’d snap back with, “Stop worrying about what everybody else is doing. Mind your own business.” This would infuriate me. Didn’t she see they were playing instead of loading the dishwasher and vacuuming? Didn’t she hear their laughter and jokes? I spent a lot of energy and years hunting down my mom, giving her the status and then stewing over what I thought my siblings were “getting away with”. “Energy flows where attention goes.” –Michael Bernard […]

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A Karate Lesson For Staying Powerful And Grounded in Your Life

“Get the inside right. The outside will fall into place” – Eckhart Tolle   How knowledgeable are you about martial arts? Well, before I started with karate I had no idea the impact it would have on how I show up in the world and live my life. Thankfully you don’t have to be a martial artist to learn its principles. In my latest video I talk about one extremely important principle that you can apply in your everyday life to stay powerful and grounded. 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 your career and happy […]

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The #1 Secret To Having It All

“The pause is as important as the note.” – Truman Fisher   Is it really possible to have it all? Well, that depends. Often we’re so busy doing that we forget the other 50% of what’s necessary for success. In my latest vlog post I talk about what becomes available to you and the life you’re diligently working to create when you give attention to the other 50%.   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 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 […]

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