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Avoiding the Downward Spiral: 3 Paths to Avoid Feb 19, 2024

Why is it that two people facing a similar challenge can react completely differently?

One will look at a challenge and determine to overcome...

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What's Love Got to Do With It? Feb 12, 2024

What does love have to do with work?  What does it have to do with leadership? How do you express love in the workplace? What are you...

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A Quick Quiz to Test Your Memory Feb 05, 2024

Quick:

  • Name the six wealthiest people in the world.
  • Name seven people who were honored as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year.
  • Name...
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What Are You Noticing? Jan 30, 2024

In an age when so many of us spend hours, if not full days, with our heads bent over an electronic device - reading emails, laughing at videos,...

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The WOOP Model Jan 23, 2024

In my last blogpost about The Wisdom of Negative Thinking, I wrote about balancing optimism and positive thinking with a dose of negative...

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The Wisdom of Negative Thinking Jan 16, 2024

We often knock negative thinking, encouraging ourselves to replace those undesirable feelings and beliefs with happy, positive thoughts. And there...

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Favorite Books of 2023 - Fiction Edition Jan 10, 2024

I read a lot of great books this year, including a few Pulitzer Prize winners.  Thanks again to my reading friends that make regular...

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Favorite Books of 2023 - Non-Fiction Edition Jan 02, 2024

OK, I read and / or listened to 55 books last year.  This could be a new record and exceeds my goal of one book per week on average.  I...

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Turning Intention into Reality in 6 Steps Dec 27, 2023

Having witnessed first-hand the major drop off in attendance that occurs every year at the gym – a true metaphor for the failure of New...

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Honoring the Winter Solstice Dec 21, 2023

In the northern hemisphere, today is the shortest day or the year, with the least light and the most darkness. It signals the beginning of winter,...

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Time to Pause, Reflect, Plan Dec 17, 2023

In the day-to-day crush of life and work, few of us take time to pause and reflect.  Mindful reflection helps you to think through your...

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The Case for Emotional Intelligence Nov 17, 2023

How does the mood of the leader matter? I often ask this question in a leadership development session. As leaders reflect, there is recognition...

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