Change is a fact of life. Whether it’s change that we choose, change that evolves over time, or change that arrives suddenly, change is disruptive… and change changes us! Read the rest of this post »
Archive: Mindset and Personal Development
When I began my coaching practice, I was very intrigued by the concept of manifestation. I listened to hours and hours of Abraham-Hicks audios. I read Laura Day, Catherine Ponder and Wayne Dyer, and was very intent on unlocking the secret to instant manifestation. In fact, this concept still intrigues me to this day. Read the rest of this post »
Life, Biz and the Pursuit of Happiness — How I Broke The Checking-Email-First-Thing-In-The-Morning Habit
Last week I talked about why checking email first thing in the morning was not a good success habit.
This week I want to talk about how I personally broke that habit. Read the rest of this post »
We all need a kick-start every once in a while. Sometimes we get discouraged…or just plain lazy. Here are the top tips for turning yourself into a happier and more productive person: Read the rest of this post »
Reflection time is one of the most important gifts you can give yourself.
But it can be a challenge for busy people to find time for reflection. That’s because, on the face of it, this doesn’t feel or look like productive time. Read the rest of this post »
The concept of essence energy came to me when I first began to do speaking engagements. I wanted to have a deliberate way to get into a state of being that was very powerful for me while I was up in front of the room. I wanted to have a way of quantifying my own energy. Read the rest of this post »
What if you could take vacation days every month? Wouldn’t that be great?
Actually, adding in vacation days every month will help you grow your business. I know that seems counter-intuitive, but it’s really true. Read the rest of this post »
Julie, a partner in a small law firm, found herself in the office way past dinner time, again. Most evenings, when the phones finally quieted down, she’d reflect on her day, realize that she hadn’t accomplished enough and try to make up for it by staying late, even though she was a morning person by nature. Around 10pm, Julie would often find herself staring into space, too tired to think then have trouble falling asleep when she finally got home. Read the rest of this post »
I first learned this acronym when I was training to be a coach. Listening (and letting people talk) are more powerful tools for getting to the solution than lecturing. It works beautifully when selling too! Read the rest of this post »
In 2005 after the sudden loss of my boss and mentor, I quit my job and went to work for another employer.
It would have been a happy ending except my former employer thought I violated my non-compete clause and wrongfully slapped me with a lawsuit (something I had to battle for three years but ultimately won). Read the rest of this post »