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Master Your Self-Talk

Master Your Self-Talk

Master Your Self-Talk to Get Unstuck and Become Unstoppable
What’s the story you’re telling yourself? Do you recognize your inner voice? How often is it negative? If you’re like most of us, the stories you regularly tell yourself…

Create a New Story

Create a New Story

Brain research tells us that we can’t undo old “wiring.” But your brain is constantly re-wiring itself, so what you CAN do is create new wiring that will supersede the old story. The ability to choose your own story, with intention, is a gift of being human.

Balance is a Verb

Balance is a Verb

Work-life balance. For a long time, I thought I must be doing it wrong. People talk about balance as if it’s a noun. A static thing. A permanent condition. As if, once you attain it, all your problems will shrink into dust motes and float away while you experience a...

Know Your Non-Negotiables

Know Your Non-Negotiables

How much better would your life be if you could: Make better, faster, more confident decisions? Maintain healthy boundaries and be true to yourself? Feel more empowered and in control? There’s one simple way to do all of that: Figure out what your non-negotiables are....

Timeless Career Tips

Timeless Career Tips

Timeless Career Advice for Turbulent Times
Are you confused about today’s labor market? No wonder!
The economic climate has employers concerned. Some employers are laying off employees. Meanwhile…

Managing Up

Managing Up

“Managing Up”
Communication & trust, self-management and COURAGE
Have you ever thought about “managing up?” The premise is that you can influence and impact your relationship with your boss, in a good way.

Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

A courageous conversation can change everything Somehow in both my personal and professional life, I seem to have become known as the person who will initiate the tough conversations when no one else is willing or feels able to do it. My loving siblings never failed...

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

Do you remember the energy you had when you first entered your career and were just learning how far your wings might take you? With it came dreams about how life could be when you really hit your stride at some idyllic future point. Maybe your dreams were about the...

Courage

Courage

It takes courage to break out of your own comfort zone, but your best life is on the other side of those comfortable walls you’ve built for yourself. Courage is a topic we could talk about every single week. For now, though, I just want to share a few thoughts...

The Networking Poster Child

The Networking Poster Child

An introvert in a networking world Every once in a while, I’m asked to speak on the topic of networking. It blows me away every time. (Ever heard of “imposter syndrome”?) “Poster child” would be a better description than “expert”, when it comes to me and networking....

The Gift of Perspective

The Gift of Perspective

As a young HR director I was frequently frustrated by what I thought of as “company politics.” It seemed to me if these dang people would just cooperate instead of being so….so…. HUMAN, I could get my work done. Sometimes on a day like that I would seek out my boss....

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