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books that matter
05
Feb

Regrets and The Business of Love

“If only.”  Those must be the two saddest words in the world. Mercedes Lackey As Valentine’s Day approaches there is always an avalanche of relationship advice.  Reading all the advice may leave you feeling as though you can bury any hope of happiness in your love or your work relationships.   You might be busy...
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03
May

Do You Have “Dead People’s Goals?” 

“I understand,” I say to them.  “But you have dead people’s goals.“ Dr. Susan David, TEDWomen 2017 And clients tell me I am direct!  Clearly, they have never listed to Dr. Susan David’s TED talk. From minute one of her talk, I knew I was going to like this woman and her thinking.  With great...
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03
Apr

The Power of Long-Term Relationships

Long-Term relationships usually require courage, but not my relationship with Bill Treasurer.  I have known Bill since 2007 and it is not a giant leap for me to call him a friend.  I featured one of Bill’s first Berrett-Koehler books, Courage Goes to Work, on my TV segment, Books That Matter, and he was a...
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06
Feb

WOOP it Up!

Are you a person who gets annoyed by all the talk about positive thinking and positive psychology? Do you secretly wish I and others in my field would turn down the happy? If you pride yourself on being a critical thinker or know that you are an introverted thinker, researcher Gabriele Oettingen’s work known by...
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15
Dec

Power Up Your Completing and Remembering

Time to Power Up your Completing and Remembering list for 2017.  Each December I send out this list in my blog.  I want to suggest a few changes to the process this year: If you are new to my blog, just complete the questions below. If you have your 2016 list add this question: How...
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09
May

Trust and the Driverless Car

Do you have enough trust to use a driverless car?  I think I do, yet I have never driven in a driverless car.  When I think about the psychological surrender required to entrust my well-being to a multi-ton machine operated by a software system I do not know how to program, I will admit I...
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10
Oct

Three Curious Questions

There are 3 curious questions I want to share with you that will possibly enhance your life success: How would you celebrate your birthday if you intended to use your special day to set the most curious life goal possible? Who are you curious about?  Who would you like to sit with and ask them...
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27
Jun

Stuck on Stupid

By Andrea Goeglein The award for the best line from a book:  stuck on stupid!  The book?  The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks.  The statement was a gentle, loving piece of parental advice shared by the author.  When you keep doing the same thing and expecting a different result, you just might be ‘stuck on...
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30
Mar

Teaching ~ Lessons ~ Life

by Andrea Goeglein Teachings, lessons and life. Recently at a book club gathering I was asked to clarify what exactly it means to ‘teach what you need to learn’.  That, of course, is one of the Don’t Die™ Principles and the reader was attempting to connect the concept as much in her own life as...
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26
Mar

What is a Book Club?

by Andrea Goeglein What is a book club, really?  Is it only about reading books?  Is it only about sharing opinions about a given book?  Is it only a way to get out of the house once a month?  What is a book club, really? This week I had an opportunity to present my latest...
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