Inspiring Lives Magazine Spring 2017: Issue 4 - Page 32

BUSINESS I got over the fear of rejection early as I processed the realities of divorce. I learned to lean in to vulner- ability when I was afraid because leaning out left me detached from even the good feelings such as joy, love, and fulfillment. And I realized the value of living in the moment as I became an observer of life as opposed to being the conductor of it. There is magic in silence. So when anyone tells you your goals are impossible, I suggest that you ask them what they would do if they knew they could not fail. If they can’t answer, you’ll know where they’ll be in three years. The bigger question is where do you want to be in three years? n Mary Lee Gannon Corner office freedom coach Mary Lee Gannon, ACC, CAE is an award-winning executive coach who helps busy executive leaders and business owners get off the treadmill to nowhere with mindful confidence, connection, and calm to have a higher six figure income and more time with the people who matter while it still matters. Gannon has a unique perspective with 20+ years as a CEO of organizations worth up to $26 million. Contact her at marylee@ Watch her Free Training at www.Start-