Don’t Take the Bait; Stop Verbal Aggression Before It Stops You.

Don’t Take the Bait; Stop Verbal Aggression Before It Stops You.- Stay cool while helping others come to their sensesWe need each other at work, at home and in our community.Cultivating and maintaining good relationships is critical for our success and happiness. They are the source of rich opportunities, essential information and needed support.Solid relationships require good communication.…… Continue reading Don’t Take the Bait; Stop Verbal Aggression Before It Stops You.

Stop Cheating on Your Happy Future With an Anxious Mind

Stop Cheating on Your Happy Future With an Anxious Mind-Stay faithful to your best self by putting anxiety in its place.Contrary to widespread practice, worrying about what might happen doesn’t give you one inch of control over what does happen.And yet, anxiety is on the rise.Last week the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that…… Continue reading Stop Cheating on Your Happy Future With an Anxious Mind

What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?

What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?- Do you need to succeed to feel good or feel good to succeed?Anthony says he’s doing an outstanding job as a manager at his company. However, instead of feeling good, he’s frustrated. Anthony doesn’t feel appreciated or get the opportunity for advancement he wants and believes he deserves. He’s angry, ready to…… Continue reading What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?

When You Hold Back, You Break Through to Authentic Success

When You Hold Back, You Break Through to Authentic Success-Self-regulation is a powerful tool for getting what you really want.When my daughter was young, she had an English teacher who suggested the best way to write an A+-worthy essay was to allow the first draft to be the “sloppy copy.” The goal was to be free…… Continue reading When You Hold Back, You Break Through to Authentic Success

Get On Your Feet and Take The Road Less Traveled

Get On Your Feet and Take The Road Less Traveled-Let enthusiasm and self-belief be your guides.You can’t wait for people to recognize your talent or desires. Being reserved doesn’t win you any points. It often gets you overlooked and creates frustration. On the other hand, shameless self-promotion is a turn-off. The sweet spot between the…… Continue reading Get On Your Feet and Take The Road Less Traveled

An Extraordinary Life Is One That Suits You Head To Toe

An Extraordinary Life is One That Suits You Head to Toe-An ordinary life fits other people.Most people would consider that astronaut Scott Kelly lives an extraordinary life. He commanded the International Space Station and set the record for the most accumulated number of days spent in space by an American astronaut.Scott said that aside from the incredible views and floating around,…… Continue reading An Extraordinary Life Is One That Suits You Head To Toe

Lead With Influence, Not Control

-Gain cooperation with authenticity and a positive vision The leadership stakes are high right now for business leaders. Besides your regular business activities, you must address the uncertainty over the pandemic and political, social and economic turmoil. Today, I want to talk to you about the difference between leading with influence and control. Influence is about creating…… Continue reading Lead With Influence, Not Control

Gratitude Turns Trash Into Treasure

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” —Robert Brault, freelance writer I am so grateful that I broke my leg skiing in Park City, Utah five years ago. I was enjoying the second day of a three-week ski vacation. As you might imagine, I didn’t feel that grateful…… Continue reading Gratitude Turns Trash Into Treasure

How To Be Happy With Yourself.

“Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.”― Ralph Waldo EmersonAuthentic success and happiness are the results of who you are being while you live your life. As a coach, most people ask me, “What do I do to get what I want?” The better question to ask is, “Who do I have to be to get…… Continue reading How To Be Happy With Yourself.

Success Is Like Making An Omelet.

“Status quo, you know, is Latin for ‘the mess we’re in’.”-Ronald Reagan, 40th American President What does it take to succeed? To achieve your goals? To create positive change that sticks?It requires the willingness and courage to shake things up. You also must endure the discomfort that comes from disrupting the status quo, that comfortable but unsatisfying state you currently…… Continue reading Success Is Like Making An Omelet.