Purposeful Procrastination

Purposeful Procrastination?  What on earth am I talking about? We all have those days when we just don’t wanna. No matter how important it is that we know to get something done, we don’t have the energy or the reserve to follow through. Know what I mean? I have a trick to get you on

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Keeping Zen-Like

Zen-Like?  What is that?  I see you shaking your head. How many hours have you ever spent trying to change someone’s mind? I’ll wager thousands–if you add them ALL up. And I’ll also wager you were successful in only a handful. Ever wonder why? I ran across this quote from Thich Nhat Hahn, a recently

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Does It REALLY Matter?

This week, I rediscovered an old forgotten technique and thought you might find it helpful. Behind the scenes, I am doing a bit of a rebrand and refreshing my website and all my marketing collateral. We might be two hours away from unveiling the new website. Excitement is in the air! On Wednesday morning, my

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Banishing the Green-Eyed Monster

I’ve been having several conversations lately that are ending in tears. Clients and friends alike. It seems the green-eyed monster is still causing havoc in lives. Whether you refer to it as your personal streak of jealousy, your spate of frustration over not having or being enough or just that ’damn green-eyed monster,’ I’d like

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Do YOU Believe?

Do you believe in YOURSELF?  This is a question I have been asked more and more frequently these days (in a business context), and I think my answer is non-specific enough to straddle personal and professional circumstances. HOW Do You Believe in YOURSELF? The chaotic unpredictability of life, especially these days, can shake our confidence

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How to Create Some Space

Create some space????? We are all duty-bound and time-crunched, right? So our favourite refrain is, “I’m too busy.” And whether this is true or a handy excuse doesn’t matter. We believe we are time-crunched; therefore, we are. Would you like to get off that merry-go-round? Remember Oprah? Her personal coach was Martha Beck. And Martha

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What Are YOU Addicted To?

Recently, I was asked this very question! Naturally, like you, I shouted out,” absolutely NOTHING.” I quit smoking seven years ago and then dropped a bunch of extra weight by eating smarter, walking more, and drinking a glass or two of wine only three times a week. I haven’t been inside a casino in more

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Can You Let Go, Just a Bit?

I was guesting on a podcast last week, and the host asked me what I thought the secret to success was. Without hesitation, I asked, “Can you let go, just a bit?” I have a history of being a classic type A control freak. I leave NOTHING to chance, over prepare for pretty much everything,

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Efficiency? Effectiveness?

Which is more appealing to you? Efficiency or Effectiveness? Efficiency is the ability to accomplish something with the least amount of wasted time, money, and effort or competency in performance. Effectiveness is the degree to which something successfully produces the desired result. The words effective and efficient both mean “capable of producing a result,” but

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How’s Your Creativity Quotient?

One of the most overused phrases in business is ‘up with the creativity and innovation quotient.’ I mean, it sounds fabulous. EXCEPT. Where do you start? And if you’ve been paying attention to the ‘noise’ lately, creativity seems to have been killed off, almost entirely, during the pandemic. Let’s start at the beginning Neuroscientists have

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