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What are you not saying that needs to be said?

What are you not saying that needs to be said?

What are you not saying that needs to be said? Hat tip to Jerry Colonna, author of Reboot, a book that I HIGHLY recommend. When I first came across this question, it stopped me in my tracks. Whoa. What am I not saying that needs to be said? To whom am I not...

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You don’t do your best work when you’re depleted.

You don’t do your best work when you’re depleted.

I don’t do my best work when I’m depleted. This came out in a conversation last week, and it bears repeating because (spoiler alert) it’s true for you, too. I also recognize the privilege I have, as someone who is self-employed and who can make her own schedule, but...

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How to Communicate with Anyone

How to Communicate with Anyone

We’ve all been on the receiving end of a conversation gone awry. Sure, you had the best intentions, but by the time it’s over you can cut the tension with a knife. What went wrong?How could the other person interpret what I said so differently than how I meant it?Why...

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When the past shows up in the present

When the past shows up in the present

When something from the past is impacting the present, do you even know it? Maybe you left the toxic work environment or escaped the bullying boss. It seems logical to think that you’ve left that all in the past. What tends to be more true is that your past...

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How to Play the Long Game

How to Play the Long Game

Passion is overrated. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? I know. Coaches are supposed to help people find passion, not dismiss it. Hear me out. Passion is the thing that gets you started. Passion, fire, fury – call it what you want; but it’s that strong emotion you feel that kicks...

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Words Matter

Words Matter

Words create our world. This phrase has been bouncing around my head since I heard it from a colleague last week. It's no secret that how you talk to yourself matters. When you speak kindly to yourself, you're less stressed, more creative, and more resilient. What...

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