Why Gratitude Can Backfire

Without a doubt, there are few emotional states more powerful and creative than that of appreciation and gratitude.  Because of this, we see a lot of philosophies about exercising gratitude.  Celebrating “Thankful Thursday” is a common practice.  The advice, “have an attitude of gratitude” gets doled out as often at popcorn at a movie. You […]

The Antidotes for Envy, Anger and Guilt

“A miracle is a shift in perception from fear to love – from a belief in what is not real, to faith in that which is. That shift in perception changes everything.” – Marianne Williamson Can a miracle really be so simple???  Yes!  A miracle is as simple as that. Have you ever experienced a […]

3 Steps to Overcome a Scarcity Mindset

Let me ask you (and be honest): When you go out for dinner to a nice, sit-down restaurant (and YOU are footing the bill), do you order whatever you want, even if it’s the most expensive item on the menu? Or do you hold off on the Lobster Thermadore and or whatever it is that […]

The Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs Launches New Website

Mooresville, NC – The Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs (GIFTE), a travel business coaching and education company, is proud to announce the launch of its new website.   Since Meredith Hill founded GIFTE in 2011, GIFTE has transformed hundreds of travel businesses through its marketing and business development education programs. GIFTE Marketing Manager and Brand […]

When, Why and How to Turn Down Business

It happens to everybody. You take on a client you felt, deep in your gut, you should have turned away. Maybe it starts out well, but quickly, this client sucks the life out of you. He or she is demanding, nit picky, and clearly does not see your value. You find yourself lying awake at […]