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Words can change the world.

 

 

Changing the voice of the judge

You’re at the office and you just got an email from your boss saying there is a mistake in a report you sent in. You’d checked it twice but somehow missed it...what do you say to yourself? Maybe something like… “You idiot! How could you miss such an easy thing!” (I...

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I’ve Got This ‘One Guy’…

Leaders, my clients, often describe a common problem scenario they want help with that begins with “I’ve got this guy…”. The gist of each of these conversations is pretty much the same. There’s someone on their team who is a highly talented person and they don’t want...

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The word LEADER carries many implications

LEADER. Google returns some 479,000,000 definitions for “leadership. That bewildering statistic is from a slightly more helpful Inc. Magazine article titled 100 Answers to the Question: What is Leadership? I am in no mood to match wits with 479,000,000 leadership...

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Corrected Vision – by Dale Bacon

My grandfather had challenges with his vision. By the time he was in his early nineties (he lived to be 100), cataracts had formed on his eyes to the point that he could hardly see. He needed a HUGE magnifying glass to read the newspaper. His doctor encouraged him to...

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Quality Family Time in the Digital Age

Family is the context in which we learn to love, connect, become ourselves, grow and recharge.  But we can’t assume it’s a totally protected and safe place. We have to guard our homes against everything from toxic influences to time distractions.  If your family...

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How to Overcome Rejection

Rejection.  The word itself can make us wince.  It brings up marriage and dating failures, job problems, and friendship and family snafus.  Simply defined as “dismissing”, rejection is the act of turning away from someone or something.  Actually, rejection is not a...

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Motivating Yourself to Start Doing “Whatever”

We all have some “whatever” that we just can’t motivate ourselves to start taking steps towards weight loss, job changes, marriage improvement, self-image growth, budgeting, health, and dating, for example.  And there is a big gap between wanting a change, and...

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