Dixie Gillaspie

Dixie Gillaspie

Guest Writer / Writer, Coach, Lover of Entrepreneurship

Ever since she was a little girl, Dixie’s least favorite word was "can’t." It still is. She's on a mission to prove that anything is possible, for anyone, but she's especially fond of entrepreneurs. She's good at seeing opportunities where other people see walls, navigating crossroads where other people see dead ends, and unwrapping the gifts of adversity and struggle. Dixie also contributes to Huffington Post and is a senior managing editor for The Good Man Project.

Personal Improvement

You'll Never Accomplish Goals You Don't Really Care About

Success is achieving your true passion but knowing what matters most is harder than it sounds.
Entrepreneur Mindset

The Antidote for Overwhelm Is Asking for What You Need

If you never tell people you need a break, don't be surprised when they push you to the snapping point.
Take It From The Pros

When Mapping Your Growth Don't Assume Price Is Your Big Weakness

Price is the easiest way to compare your product with the competition but it's just one consideration for your potential customers.
Entrepreneur Mindset

The Deadliest Trap an Entrepreneur Can Fall Into

The two reasons that the green-eyed monster can kill your business success
The Future of Work

Are We Facing the 'Most Cataclysmic' Decade in History?

Will the changes coming from biogenetic engineering, cloning, connectivity and social media make entrepreneurs change their thinking?
Managing Employees

You Can Turn a Prima Donna Into a Performer Without Drawbacks

Their fragile egos and overblown sense of self-worth can make them a nightmare, but their drive can make them a dream.
Entrepreneurs

Is That Dream Opportunity a Nightmare Waiting to Happen?

Don't let fear of missing out stampede you into an opportunity that isn't the right fit.
Take It From The Pros

12 Tips for Expanding What's Possible in 2016

Growing your sense of what's possible has a profound effect on the goals you're willing to set.
Human Resources

3 Keys to Hiring for Growth

Entrepreneurs who take a strategic approach to hiring find abundant talent.
Human Resources

Your Best Employee Is Your Weakest Link

If the slacker everybody has learned to work around quits, no problem. It's the person who always picks up the slack you can't afford to lose.
Human Resources

3 Destructive Employee Syndromes No Boss Can Tolerate

Mostly, it's good when people take ownership of their jobs but, taken to an extreme, it turns toxic.
Take It From The Pros

Being All Things to All People Is a Marketing Dead End

There are universal problems but customers are skeptical when you promise a universal solution.
Take It From The Pros

10 Shifts in Perspective Necessary to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

The boundaries of your success are drawn by how you view the value of what you offer and the importance of making it available.
Marketing

There Is Nothing Virtual About Building Relationships on Social Media

Social media is such an astounding innovation that we forget people still connect with people, not with personas.
Reciprocity

Success Is Likelier When You Make People Happy They Helped You

How you ask for the help you need, and how you repay the favors you receive, has a lot to do with how much you will achieve.
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