Monthly Archives: July 2010

Why do people say "it will get easier with time"?

‎Why do we tell people it will get easier with time? This was the wall post of a friend of mine this morning on Facebook. I was surprised and a bit dismayed by the variety of responses she has received, … Continue reading

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Are You Aware of Conditions of Badness?

Oh, how we love to be right!  People hate to be wrong, we resist admitting mistakes and have a hard time apologizing for our wrongs.  This often keeps us from making improvements. Nothing against the Strengths movement of personal development, but … Continue reading

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Why Questions Are More Powerful Than Answers

Now I am a business coach. Then I was a career coach. And for several years my job was to help people with disabilities find employment. So much of what I learned Then is powerfully helpful Now. One story in … Continue reading

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All You Possibly Can…

One of my favorite college memories was a simple few moments in time on a lazy, meandering Sunday afternoon with my friend Mary Beth. We were enjoying a leisurely walk between Thompson Woods and Morris Library on the campus of … Continue reading

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The Operating System of Motivation – Remix

My client this morning – an incredibly successful sales professional and a great guy, too – seems to have fallen off the motivation wagon again.  He does this from time to time. I guess that’s why he has a coach … Continue reading

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It’s a new day and my possibilities are endless!"

“It’s a new day and the possibilities are endless!” This is one of my favorite personal recurring tweets and an affirmation I certainly want to live by. If you’re anything like me, your life is full of good intentions that … Continue reading

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What do you Want?

“Vision is not enough. It must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.”     —Vaclav Havel What do you want? I mean really, really want. We don’t want to hear … Continue reading

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