What Motivates You?

By Tessa Kampen

While there are many things that motivate people, researchers of motivation believe that all motives can be sorted into one of two categories, extrinsic and intrinsic. And although we are all motivated by different things, one person cannot motivate another. Why? Because we are all motivated to do things for our own reasons, not for…

Cut Through the Clutter

By Tessa Kampen

You know as well as anyone that there’s a TON of content out there, and probably some of it is similar to the content you’re creating and trying to share…so how do you make yourself stand out? I think a good place to start is by finding your “niche market,” otherwise known as your “target…

Meet Maslow

By Tessa Kampen

When it comes to motivation, we are all wired differently . Have you ever noticed how our wants and needs can be the driving force behind what motivates us? I find it interesting though, that we can have such differences when it comes to motivation. Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, helped us to understand the…

The Toughest Person to Lead is Always Ourselves

By Tessa Kampen

I speak from experience when I say that the hardest person you will ever lead is yourself. Why is that? I was recently at an event all about smartphones and the role they play in our lives. Smartphones have made it incredibly easy to stay connected but they have also disconnected us in several ways…

Is something missing?

By Tessa Kampen

Life is lived in seasons. Sometimes we are in the season of growing and other times we are in for a season of sowing. But what happens when we discover that our life does not seem to have room for what we really want? That is when we need to pause and discover what is…

The Dream That Got Away

By Tessa Kampen

“A dream is an inspiring picture of the future that energizes your mind, will, and emotions, empowering you to do everything you can to achieve it.” John C Maxwell Most people dream, but that is where it ends. Whether they’ve been discouraged to dream by others or they are hindered by past disappointments, they simply…

The Power Behind a Smile

By Tessa Kampen

Last week I had the pleasure of being with my John Maxwell Team Family in Orlando for the International Maxwell Certification event. It was 5 full days with 3100 other trainers, speakers and coaches who are passionate about leadership and adding value to others. The best part, is that I finally got to meet John…

The Success Journey

By Tessa Kampen

I used to think success meant I arrived at some particular goal or destination. Boy, was I ever wrong and I am so glad that I was. This type of thinking can have a person feeling really down about themselves. It had me doubting my abilities, my gifts, my talents and ultimately had me question…

Build Your Business to Last

By Tessa Kampen

Why do you think businesses fail? Is it because they don’t know enough, are not smart enough or lack certain skills? Maybe some of these come into play at some point, but I don’t think these are the main reasons. I believe business fail because they focus on the wrong things. Most of the entrepreneurs…

How’s your vision?

By Tessa Kampen

Have you ever felt like you were spinning in circles when it comes to your business? There have been times where I felt as though I was on the straight and narrow but then I got sidetracked and took a sharp left. That left road seemed smooth and then a quick right turn showed up.…

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