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TOO MUCH – HOW 2020 BECAME MY YEAR OF REFLECTION

TOO MUCH – HOW 2020 BECAME MY YEAR OF REFLECTION

If I had to sum up 2020 in two words, I would say: too much. Too much uncertainty, time at home, political noise, COVID-19 speculation, screen time, video, anxiety, isolation, struggle - you name it - there was just too much. There was also too much converging in my...

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8 PODCASTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE

8 PODCASTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE

Most of us are confined and spending lots and lots of time online right now. It can be crazy-making, not to mention play havoc on your hands, your eyes, and your mental state, depending on your home office set up and what you are reading.   When I want to get...

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KEEP IT UP; YOU ONLY HAVE 330 DAYS TO GO!  

KEEP IT UP; YOU ONLY HAVE 330 DAYS TO GO!  

In my last post, I talked about developing new habits to reach your goals, for example, planning more, or blocking out time on your schedule and then rewarding yourself when you follow through. Hopefully, you have already started creating new habits to support your...

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TO ACHIEVE GOALS, DO THIS.

TO ACHIEVE GOALS, DO THIS.

If you set goals now, will you reach them by the end of 2020? The chances are good that you won't. That's right; you probably will not reach your goals next year. I am not talking about the annual New Year's resolutions. I mean real, concrete, and often...

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10 WAYS TO GROW MORE GRATEFUL

10 WAYS TO GROW MORE GRATEFUL

November is a time for giving, gratitude, and gatherings, especially when we start thinking about the Thanksgiving holiday. I found this article by a leading expert in gratitude to be inspiring. Read Robert Emmons' everyday tips for living a life of gratitude on...

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A COURAGEOUS LEADER?

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A COURAGEOUS LEADER?

This year Brené Brown released a book called Dare to Lead, a business version of her two landmark books Daring Greatly and Rising Strong.  Her research has uncovered how having the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, and Dare to Lead emphasizes...

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COMFORT IS OVERRATED

COMFORT IS OVERRATED

I once received a great piece of advice from a friend. He said that It's not smart to get too comfortable. I did not get it, and I had to ask him what he meant. He told me that when anyone becomes too comfortable, they avoid risk. The problem with that is that risking...

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IS YOUR CAREER STALLED?  HERE IS HOW TO JUMP-START IT.

IS YOUR CAREER STALLED? HERE IS HOW TO JUMP-START IT.

“Everyone is getting promoted, and I am being left behind,” one of my clients told me a few days ago. Why do you think that is? I asked her. “I don’t know, but it’s starting to make me think that I need to look for a new job.”  Would you rather start over somewhere...

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