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Melissa Krivachek

Criticizing Others Doesn’t Make You Better

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 17, 2014

So I was on fire this morning at 3 a.m. after this guy decided to give his opinion about the title of my book “Be Ballsy! How Not To Suck At Love, Success, & Happiness” in a comment thread on FB that had absolutely nothing to do with the actual status update.  In fact the status was about discipline but he placed the comment in that particular thread based on…

The Naked Truth (It’s Not What You Think)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 30, 2013

Have you ever noticed that when you have your mind set on achieving a specific goal or you’re headed in the direction of massive success your closest friends and family tend to want to get in the way? Spending the holiday season with my family every year I realize more and more the greatest gift I can give them is the gift of proving them wrong.  While their…

The 1 Piece of Advice That Will Accelerate Your Business

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 10, 2013

As we close out the final weeks of the year there’s a lot to think about; the amazing relationships you’ve built, people you’ve met, opportunities you’ve had, bad decisions you’ve made and so much more.  As you reflect on the last 12 months and goal plan for the next 12 months take a moment to acknowledge who you’ve become and how far you’ve made it. Looking back on…

7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 6, 2013

I love businesses and I love entrepreneurs and working very closely with the two I’ve realized there’s some distinct characteristics that separate 6 figure entrepreneurs from 7.  Today I wanted to share with you 7 distinct characteristics I’ve noticed that separate the best from the rest.  These 7 characteristics are developed over time, and are accessible to everyone but very few choose to implement or follow the game…

20 Lessons I’ve Learned By 25

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / October 15, 2013

Life can hit you hard sometimes you have to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, use the hard lessons learned and move on.  Over the years I’ve had my own share of struggles, challenges, disappointments and failures and while I could’ve easily given in or given up I didn’t and it’s because of these lessons that I’ve been able to attain so much success in such a short…

Business Essentials To Maximize Momentum

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 8, 2013

Networking is a magical exchange of value between one individual and another.  Over the course of the past week I’ve been fortunate enough to sit down with some amazing professionals in various industries across the greater Chicago area and converse with them about what’s working, what’s not working and what we can do for each other to boost both business and the bottom-line.  I’ve come to the realization…

The Most Important Decisions in Our Lives Are Made in a Split Second

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 26, 2013

As a coach I’m constantly working on building my network while adding and exchanging value with other business professionals.  On a recent week-long business trip to Chicago I was scheduled to meet Justin at 4 PM Friday night downtown but thought I would leave Chicago a day early so I asked if we could meet Thursday night instead.  Although hesitant because he had to rearrange his schedule he…

5 Ways To Crush Limiting Beliefs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 16, 2013

We’ve all thought at some point in our life and maybe even today that we aren’t good enough, smart enough, pretty enough, or educated enough.  We don’t have enough money, the right relationships, enough time, knowledge, or energy to accomplish our goals, pursue our dreams or live a life of fulfillment.  But the reality is all of that is BS.  Our only limitation is our ability to identify…

You Might Be Looking For Success If…

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 26, 2013

This post will help you lead, identify with, or better market to these small business owners. And hey if you’re an entrepreneur yourself…well you totally get it! You Might Be Looking For Success If… • You can’t stop checking your phone even if it requires waking up in the middle of night • You attend networking events on a weekly basis • Working out is a part of…

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