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Are You Giving Yourself Enough Credit for Completion?

Celebrate and Acknowledge the Big Steps to Success! Last week had two major milestones for me.  I finished the full draft of my 7th book on women and overwhelm.  And I experienced the completion of my book proposal as I … Continue reading

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Stress: What’s It Costing You?

Stress is Costing American Business Big Dollars and Costing You Your Mental Health According to a recent study done by Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association) stress now costs industry $500 billion annually in sick days, lost productivity, … Continue reading

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Kindlings: How to Deliver Bad News

A common issue I have encountered working with hundreds of speaking and training clients all over the US is failure to deliver bad news in a timely manner. Most people don’t deliver bad news because they are afraid of the … Continue reading

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Reduce Holiday Stress by Setting Boundaries

Set Boundaries to Cut Down on Stress this Season There’s no question that the holidays can bring out the best and the worst in people, particularly families.  There’s so much pressure to decorate, get the right gifts, prepare for visitors, … Continue reading

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How to Truly Give Thanks at Home this Week

Giving Thanks: Thursday is More than Just a Day for Food and Football In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving this week.  As we prepare delicious food, plan on parades and games, take the time to  give thanks  and acknowledge others … Continue reading

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Set the Correct Tone For Every Meeting

How You Start Your Day and Your Meetings Makes a Big Difference No matter what is going on in your company and organization, highlight the positive.  Start every meeting and the first email of the day with a positive story, … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Increase Your Influence

You Can Have Greater Influence on Others Brendon Burchard, in his excellent new book, High Performance Habits, shares some excellent tips on how to increase your influence. Teach people how to think. When you are working with others, whether in … Continue reading

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Could Ecotherapy (Being in Nature) Relieve Your Stress?

Nature:  Free and Easy Cure to Anxiety and Depression Did you know that most Americans suffer from nature deficit disorder?  A typical American spends 80-90% of their time indoors- and sadly too much of that time is spent sitting.  The … Continue reading

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Are You So Busy That Nothing Gets Done?

“Busy is a drug that a lot of people are addicted to.” Rob Bell Too Busy for Life? My next book is on women and overwhelm, and I find that in general, with the digital world being on 24/7, we … Continue reading

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Break Free of Your Comfort Zone and Create More Success

We all get  into our comfort zone from time to time and just sort of coast on life.  There’s no ripples, no changes, and after a while, it can become pretty boring. That’s where breaking out of your comfort zone … Continue reading

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