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Wishful Thinking!

As I write this from my back deck in Key West, during a 2 month stay, I look back in awe that I am living the life as I sketched it out in my mind! Almost four years ago now I was in a rigid, stressful, dead end job.I started my life and career coaching […]

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They’re Just Not That Into You!

“Do not justify, apologize for, or rationalize the healthy boundary you are setting. Do not argue. Just set the boundary calmly, firmly, and respectfully.” Crystal Andrus Have you had one of those friends who make you question their intentions? Or who frequently leave you feeling resentful and manipulated? I know it’s painful to consider these […]

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Monday Mindfulness Moment!

Try not to slip into someone else’s manufactured urgency today. It is tough when it’s your boss who is creating the chaos. I had a boss who would literally be waiting for me at my office door on Monday mornings with some “emergency”. I learned to listen, agree with her, go into my office,close the […]

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How to Make Your Brand Values Visible!

“The customer experience is the next competitive battleground.” Jerry Gregoire, former CIO, Dell “The customer’s perception is your reality.”  Kate Zabriskie, President, Business Training Works  It’s truly amazing how dependent our brands and businesses are on first impressions.  A careless action or thoughtless word can change a perception in a few seconds. Maybe this is […]

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T – What it Means to Me!

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” Laurence Sterne So , what DO employees want? Even if you’re pulling down a great paycheck, if you’re earning it at a place where you’re treated unfairly or disrespectfully, chances are you’ll want out. According to a survey from the Society for Human […]

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