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Three Keys to Calm Nerves

There are three primary ways we humans tend to orient our self-identity: - Spirit/Soul- Mind/Thinking- Psyche/Psychology A well-rounded person is conscious of all of these aspects of being. What is included more often these day, yet still does not have equal footing...

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The Impact of Personal Trauma at Work

California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris wants to screen every child, before they begin school, for trauma. Studies have shown that untreated childhood trauma can inhibit proper brain development and cause life-long health problems. Dr. Harris offers her...

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

"I have written 11 books, but each time I think, 'Uh oh, they're going to find out now. I've run a game on everybody, and they're going to find me out.'" Maya Angelou Imposter Syndrome affects even the most accomplished of people, from Tom Hanks and Michelle Obama to...

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Courage And Your Feelings

"I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time." Brené Brown One of the biggest...

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Who’s Responsible? Deadlines + Boundaries = Sanity

Recently I worked with a client who is the Problem Solver for a HUGE tech project in a giant corporation involving many stakeholders. Because the deadlines for completion of various phases are based on ideals, not reality, the pressure is intense on everyone involved....

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Turn Pain into Opportunity

There is a common behavior we humans have that, for the most part, does not serve us. We do all we can to avoid pain. “Well, duh,” you may think. Who wants to experience pain?! No one. The problem is, life is impossible without it. We forget that pain, be it physical...

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3 Quick Public Speaking Tips That Make a Huge Difference

In preparing for my upcoming workshop I thought I’d share with you three tips for effective speaking. It’s normal to focus your preparation on the content of your presentation. However, the moments before and after you speak are equally important. 1. The Moment...

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Would You Rather Have Root Canal Than Speak in Public?

“According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.”―...

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