As the world has changed over the past year, our online presence is more important now than ever; in fact, if you want to build a business online or become a remote worker, a strong online brand is essential. Since I left my corporate job in 2016, I have been heavily invested in using Instagram to connect with my audience, grow my following, and build my community. Posting on my stories has become a part of my daily routine and I attribute a lot of my own personal growth to learning how to show up more authentically online.

It’s a…

And Grow Your Personal Brand at the same time

Your personal brand and your online presence is the new resume for the 21st century.

Clearly Instagram is one of the key components to your online personal brand. Instagram has become one of the staples of communication and connection with individuals over the last few years. So much so that we sometimes don’t even get each other’s phone numbers anymore and tend to ask each other “What’s your Instagram?” to stay in touch.

And honestly Instagram is a fantastic way to get to know someone online. …

And build your Personal Brand

Who do you tend to follow online? The people that look like they are faking it, trying to sell you a product or lifestyle that you know they don’t even use/have themselves? Or do you tend to follow the people that you trust, that you believe have your best interests at heart, and that are telling you the truth!

I would bet the vast majority of the time that it is the latter. We follow people that we trust. We follow people that we are interested in learning from and that can add value to our lives. …

Create Your Roadmap for the New Year!

I want you to THRIVE in 2021. I want to help you make all of your dreams come true and help you take control of your life. But to do that we have to bring some awareness to where we are today and define a roadmap forward to our future. So let me ask you a few questions today to get started.

What do you want to bring more of into your life in the new year? What are you going to focus on building?

We are about embark on another new chapter as we leave 2020 behind and enter into a new year. I don’t think anyone could have predicted what was going to happen around March of 2020; we weren’t prepared…

Fear and Focus

We all have dreams. Dreams of who we want to become, experiences we want to have, and people we would like to meet. We also have dreams of the type of impact we want to make on the planet while we are here. Yet we often hold ourselves back from achieving those dreams because of two things; fear and and where we put our focus.

Fear holds us back in so many ways because it keeps us from going after our dreams in the first place. It holds us back from taking the first step towards success because often what…

And how do you speak to yourself inside your own mind?

The way we speak to ourselves inside of our head is incredibly important. It determines how we feel about ourselves, how we show up in our relationships, and the opportunities we bring into our lives.

But we spend so much of our lives trying to make other people like us, to make other people happy. We do things for others and we offer as much of our love as we possibly can. That’s exactly what we should be doing! But what we often forget is to do the same thing for ourselves.

Deciding the direction you want your life is something we often don’t think about enough

Photo by Jamie Templeton on Unsplash

Have you made a conscious decision on how you want to live your life, what experiences you want to have, and the impact you want to make on the world around you?

Or are you just letting things come as they do?

I’m all for just letting things happen naturally, but the reality is that if we don’t have a clear vision for our life and who we want to become, we will never make it there.

It’s possibly one of the best tools available to help you achieve your dreams

Two years ago I had no idea what a mastermind was and I was even a little bit fearful of the term.

But a mastermind is nothing to be afraid of, it’s actually a beautiful and incredible tool to help you accomplish the goals in your life.

It’s a tool to get a group of people together to share something they are struggling with, and to gain new perspectives from other people on how to solve problems.

“We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them” — Albert Einstein

And that’s the thing, we…

Believe in yourself, find your community, stand up for what is right, learn, grow, and explore would just be a few of mine.

If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be, and why?

I woke up this morning asking myself this question, and the answer that came to me would be to find a supportive community (or build it yourself) as soon as you possibly can.

You’ve heard the phrase “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with right?” Well I’m here to tell you that that’s 1000% true.

And I wish I had realized that earlier in my life. I wish I had really thought about who are the people that I want to spend my time with, and what are they doing to make their…

“The quality of your life is the quality of your emotions” — Tony Robbins

We humans are emotional creatures. We can feel a wide spectrum of emotions from love, joy and passion all the way down anger, guilt and frustration.

But what we were not taught as we were growing up is that we actually have a lot of control over these emotions, and we can learn to master them.

Over the past couple years I have been studying countless ways to learn how to master my own emotional state. These include things like breathwork, meditation, positive music, and moving my body.

And what I’ve found is that my life significantly improved once I…

Patrick Farrell

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