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personal development
stressed woman biting a pencil
22
May

How To Alleviate Workplace Stress And Ask For Help

It can be stressful being interviewed by a Forbes contributor.   Having the interviewer be someone who actually endorsed my book, Don’t Die Waiting to Brave, made the experience better than I could have hoped.  Kathy Caprino and I met many years ago through the publisher, Berrett-Koehler.  Our paths had not crossed since 2015.  We share...
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Fremantle beach
21
Jun

Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy

Periodically I like to pause and reassess if what I am writing matters to you the reader.   I ask myself is there something I could or should be doing differently, is there information they would prefer to have within my area of expertise, do they want more or less information?
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26
Feb

The Work of the Ego

Being given a copy of Desideratra and learning that the author, Max Ehrmann (1872-1945) was generally unknown for this beautiful piece of work during his lifetime, has allowed me to consider the concept of the ego – and specifically, my ego.  During the last week, I was approached by a woman named Nancy.  Nancy had...
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11
Sep

Shifting Sands Steve Donahue

Everything starts somewhere and for me, Shifting Sands is the book that started my BK relationship in earnest. Steve Donahue was a keynote speaker for a Stillpoint fundraiser in 2009 and his book continues to impact my consulting and my life.  Thank you again to AM Arizona for allowing me the segment to feature inspirational books.
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06
Sep

Looking Back to Move Ahead

In 2007 when I was working with a web design team to create my ServingSuccess site, I provided photos to be included on the home page.  I felt the photos represented different emotions that people go through as they transform and develop.  I had taken all the photos submitted.  One was of the rays of...
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30
Jun

Love is a Business Attribute

PositivityDr. Success Challenge:  As you go about your business day — and the business of your life today — consider sharing joy.  The groundbreaking research of Positivity found ‘joy’ to be an attribute of ‘love’. Before the research was ever conceived, two prominent minds contributed these words of wisdom: “To get the full value of...
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28
Jun

Technology and Growth

Here is a quick tip for today.  Make yourself a video of something you really feel good about that you did.  Add music.  Upload to your smart phone.  Throughout the day if you find your personal inspiration going a bit flat, take a few minutes and watch your video.  It will remind every cell in...
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12
May

Discomfort and Personal Development

Dr. Success Challenge thanks to TUT morning message:  Think of an area of your life you feel discomfort.  Things like your lack of follow up and follow through; your vocabulary before a speech; your finances; the condition of your home — either literally, figuratively or both.  Now imagine that area of comfort at 110% of...
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30
Apr

Awareness – Part 1 Zillion

I ended my last post with the sentence… Her guidance during that time did not give me any comfort. I did not grasp that a situation could be terrible but I was still suppose to be doing it. Here is what I should have written: Her guidance during that time did not give me any...
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