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Crush Self-Doubt – 3 Tips to Breakthrough

Crush Self-Doubt – 3 Tips to Breakthrough Have you ever felt like you weren’t good enough, smart enough, or capable enough to accomplish what is important to you? If so, you’re not alone. While feelings of self-doubt are common and normal, how you choose to respond to those feelings is up to you. If you’re tired of feeling scared, unsure, or anxious, learn these 3 highly effective tips to crush self-doubt and breakthrough.    What is Self-Doubt? Self-doubt is a…

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What Do I Really Want? Recreating Yourself and Your Life.

What Do I Really Want? Do you find yourself at a pivot point in your career or your life? Maybe you’ve just started a new job or a new role. Perhaps you’ve lost your job, or are burned out on the one you already have. Maybe you’re experiencing a significant emotional event, or you just think life should be more enjoyable or more fulfilling. These situations don’t happen that often, but they can throw us into a tailspin. They cause…

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Developing a Valuegenic Mindset: Becoming More Valuegenic

Developing a Valuegenic Mindset: Becoming More Valuegenic You’re probably familiar with the concept of mindset. It’s a way of thinking that develops over our entire lifetime that shapes everything we think about ourselves and our world. You’ve heard of different types of mindsets such as the fixed versus the growth mindset. The scarcity versus an abundance mindset, or maybe a positive mindset versus a negative mindset. However, if you’re like me and some of my clients, I just don’t find this…

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You Don’t Need be Perfect to be Amazing

You Don’t Need to be Perfect to be Amazing Intellectually you know it’s impossible to be perfect. No one is perfect. Certainly not you, or your role models, not very successful people, or very kind people, nor any humans on earth. Maybe you are nodding your head right now. You think you understand and believe this. You may have said these words to a friend or colleague who is being too hard on themselves. Maybe you have reminded your own…

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Compassion Makes All the Difference

Compassion Makes All the Difference In a TV interview on CBS This Morning, Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO, said that he has come to understand that compassion is not just a better way to build a team, it’s a better way to build a business.  In his commencement address to the Wharton School graduating class (on May 13, 2018) he talked about his vow, that if he were to manage people, he would aspire to manage them compassionately. Weiner said, “if…

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Empathy in Leadership Matters

Empathy in Leadership Matters Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO was interviewed on CBS Today. He was promoting his new book Hit Refresh, published in early 2018. Nadella explains that empathy is the theme of his book. And that empathy in leadership shaped his success in transforming the culture at Microsoft. In the CBS interview, he shares a couple of stories that have shaped his understanding and belief in the role of empathy in leadership and more importantly, in life. The Question…

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Self-Awareness – It’s All in Your Head!

Self-Awareness – It’s All in Your Head! Often, we go about our lives with very little self-awareness. We just do what we do, without much thought. We’re busy with the hum of daily life. We’ve got places to go, people to see. We’ve got bills to pay. We’ve got stuff to do. And if we’re lucky, we carve out some time for ourselves. Yet, all the while, there is a constant whirr of noise in our heads. This noise subtly…

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Your Thoughts ARE Showing; Developing Self-Awareness

Your Thoughts ARE Showing; Developing Self-Awareness Think about all the people you encounter every day; in your work, school, church, gym or grocery store. Everyone you encounter is impacted by your self-awareness, as you are impacted by theirs. Are Your Thoughts Showing? Think about your boss or colleagues. Can you tell when they’re having a “bad” day?  They may think they’re concealing it well, but you know when something is bothering them. You can see it in their body language, the look…

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Self-Awareness Improves Your Life

Self-Awareness Improves Your Life Have you ever been in a really crowded Subway/Metro or a packed elevator at quitting time? Your awareness is heightened in these extremely close quarters. You may notice your elbow touching someone, or your bag bumping awkwardly around you. You may notice the silence, or the noise, the whirr of the machine, the clanking, the quiet conversations, a burst of laughter, maybe even your own breathing? You may notice the scent of freshly washed hair, or aroma…

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Leadership’s Secret Ingredient; Connecting

Leadership’s Secret Ingredient; Connecting What kind of leader or manager inspires you? Brings out your best? Makes you feel engaged, empowered, and valued? Think about your very best manager, someone you respect and admire. If you need to dig deeper, how about a special teacher or coach? A volunteer, a church figure or community leader? And the question I ask you is: What is it that makes them memorable? Did you think of their knowledge and skills first? Or their education and…

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