The Right Self Image is Critical to Your Success

The Right Self Image is Critical to Your Success

“Self image sets the boundaries of personal accomplishment” – Maxwell Maltz We have two images of our self. One is the external image, which shows up in the way we walk, talk, dress etc. and the other is the internal image, how we see ourselves in our mind. The internal image dictates our personal results, […]

Have You Negotiated Lately?

Have You Negotiated Lately?

What is the definition of negotiation? According to CollinsDictionary.com, a negotiation is “a formal discussion between people who have different aims or intentions during which they try to reach an agreement.” That doesn’t sound daunting or difficult, does it? But, what happens if we avoid negotiations, like the plague? Then we don’t get what we […]

Video Recommendation: “Why People’s Opinions of You Aren’t Real”

Video Recommendation: “Why People’s Opinions of You Aren’t Real”

I decided to share a video this month instead of an article. This is a video by Kyle Cease entitled, “Why People’s Opinions of You Aren’t Real.” Watch it, I think you’ll enjoy it. One of the key messages is about reminding yourself how to look at life from the inside out and not as […]

The Knowing-Doing Gap

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Professional Development | One Comment
The Knowing-Doing Gap

  People rarely do all that they know how to do. Almost everyone you know, including yourself, has a large gap between their knowledge and the action they take based on that knowledge. In other words they have a “knowing – doing” gap. An easy example to consider is the perennial problem of weight loss; […]

5 Tips to Maintain Focus and Have Fun During the Summer

5 Tips to Maintain Focus and Have Fun During the Summer

The sun is shining. The birds are singing. The smell of fresh cut grass surrounds the neighborhood, and the heat is so hot that it takes your breath away. Ahhhh. It’s summer, and a perfect day for the pool. EEK. But, it’s a work day, and you have an unending list. It becomes the all […]

Article Recommendation: “Being Busy is Killing Our Ability to Think Creatively”

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Article Recommendation | No Comments
Article Recommendation: “Being Busy is Killing Our Ability to Think Creatively”

“Being Busy is Killing Our Ability to Think Creatively” is the title for this recommended article. How many people, probably yourself included, when asked how things are going, say “Oh, I’m really busy, just very, very busy.” Being busy has almost become a badge of honor and one of the most overused words around. This […]

Are You Challenged in Creating the Life That You Truly Want?

Posted by on Jul 8, 2017 in Achieving Your Goals, Career Coach | One Comment
Are You Challenged in Creating the Life That You Truly Want?

One of the first things I ask my coaching clients to do is to create a vision for their future life. What would they love to be, do, or have, if there were no constraints in the way? I ask them to let their mind roam free, to use the full extent of their imagination; […]

Cheers to Our “Male Champions”

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Blog, Professional Success | No Comments
Cheers to Our “Male Champions”

This year will mark the 45th year since Father’s Day became a nationwide holiday in the United States, 58 years after Mother’s Day was declared an official holiday. Father’s Day has an interesting history. Although, it wasn’t declared a holiday until 1972, it was first celebrated on June 19, 1910, thanks to Sonoroa Smart Dodd […]

Article Recommendation: “A Closer Look: Never underestimate Dianne Feinstein”

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Article Recommendation | No Comments
Article Recommendation: “A Closer Look: Never underestimate Dianne Feinstein”

I wanted to share this short article because I think it sends a strong message. It’s about Dianne Feinstein, still going strong in the Senate at age 84, still as sharp as a tack, and still making a significant difference. To keep doing what she has been doing for so long tells me she has […]

Book Review: “The Secret of the Shadow:The Power of Owning Your Whole Story” by Debbie Ford

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Book Reviews | No Comments
Book Review: “The Secret of the Shadow:The Power of Owning Your Whole Story” by Debbie Ford

I was looking for some books to recommend to a client and came across one I read a long time ago. I pulled it out, recommended it to my client, and decided to start reading it again myself. The book is “The Secret of the Shadow: The Power of Owning Your Whole Story” by Debbie […]