Fuel Your Dreams...

March 22, 2019 1 Comment

Fuel Your Dreams...

Howdy Jewelry Fans! I wanted to take a few minutes and talk about reaching for your goals. I'm working on upping my business game and reaching my true potential to connect with you all and serve your needs for meaningful, authentic adornment. I travel all around this great country meeting you where you are and want you to be able to find me, online, in full view, ready to continually connect. 

I’m taking small steps every day. Planning my work and working my plan. I am serving my customers as I served my country. I am relentless. I am unfettered. I am a woman on fire.

In business school (Simmons College (now university) at the time the only women’s only mba program in the country and a great balance to my male dominated USNA degree) we talked about the incremental accrual of disadvantage- the impact of gender on the trajectory of a career. How small, built in misogynistic perceptions can have a drastic impact on a woman’s life long work.

In the Navy I learned that a small course diversion has drastic impacts on the final destination. We performed “dead reckoning” every couple of hours to see how far off course we were. Ships naturally go off course. Unexpected currents, wind, steering gear discrepancies could have major impacts on getting where we were going. Humans naturally go off course.

I use this community, you, my Jewelry Fans, my business coaches,  as my “dead reckoning” tool, or “DRT”, accepting the constant course corrections and reminders. This community not only keeps me moving in the right direction, it is actually increasing my trajectory, transforming my journey from two dimensions to three dimensions.

In this community, I’m finding the opposite of disadvantage. I’ve found the incremental accrual of advantage. The incremental increase of impact, fulfillment and satisfaction. Small trajectory increases that have me shooting for the stars. Because if we set our course, our goals and never check in on where we are in the planned movement, we are really just adrift at sea going in some kind of direction but with no real data on where we actually are.

Oh yes, we can. Oh yes, I can. I’m earning it every day. My work. My vision. My soul. My business. My customers. My heart. 

Fuel your dreams, Jewelry Fans. Small steps for big gains in the long haul. 

#BeAuthentic #FuelYourDreams




1 Response

Connie Fick
Connie Fick

March 26, 2019

LOVE THIS!

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Journal

Life Practice and Letting Go of Perfect
Life Practice and Letting Go of Perfect

February 05, 2020

Howdy Jewelry Fan!! Whew!! 2020 looks soooooo good on you! And hopefully me. But can we both admit that life is a bit wild? If you’re like me, you’ve got so much going on, personally and professionally. How do you keep track of it all? How do you find the grounded focus to help you navigate through the wildly oscillating energies of the days, weeks, and months? That’s a tough nut to crack and while it’s different for each of us, I think that choosing a Mantra each month helps me understand what direction I need to move the needle towards.

Continue Reading

Bran(d) Muffin
Bran(d) Muffin

January 29, 2020

Howdy Jewelry Fan!! I’ve been contemplating this BIG question: What’s in my Bran(d) Muffin? What IS Original Sin Jewelry all about?? Is this a seven- grain muffin, or a solo ingredient blueberry muffin? What do I stand for? What do we, as a larger community of Humans and Art Jewelry Aficionado’s, believe?? What ingredients have I softened, shredded, mixed, folded and whipped into this deliciously refreshing, positively (sideways) thinking business of mine??

Continue Reading

The OSJ Store
The OSJ Store

January 23, 2020

Howdy Jewelry Fan! We’ve come steamrolling into 2020, and there’s so much great stuff going on, it’s hard to believe it. I began 2019 thinking things were reaching a new level. And they did. And that has only continued and expanded into this New Year. If you're tracking (following) Original Sin Jewelry’s journey on social media—Facebook (@OriginalSinJewelry) & Instagram (@margaret_osj), you may have noticed that I’m settling into a Brick and Mortar Store at La Encantada in Tucson, AZ. 

Continue Reading