Listening & Building Trust

Listening & Building Trust

When we’re very young, one of the first things we learn is how to communicate. Using our voices, first to cry and later to speak, is how we get our most basic needs met by our parents and caregivers. When they listen to us as children, we feel loved, understood, and...

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Improving Your Focus Might Be Easier Than You Think

Improving Your Focus Might Be Easier Than You Think

Does thinking about your to-do list every morning make you want to crawl back under the covers? Are you constantly feeling overscheduled, overcommitted, and exhausted? Does your laptop seem to have become a permanent appendage? You’re either sitting in front of it,...

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I’m a Leader. Why Don’t I Have All the Answers?

I’m a Leader. Why Don’t I Have All the Answers?

As leaders, we may feel like we should always have the answers. We feel pressured to come prepared, to see around corners, anticipate challenges and “know” what the ideal solution will be, and then tell our teams what to do. In life, we often only see the end result...

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The Benefits of Connection to Others

The Benefits of Connection to Others

Did you ever get the comment “talks too much” on your report card in elementary school? Me too! After a scolding by your parents about staying quiet in class and paying more attention to the teacher than your classmates, did you follow through? I don’t know about you,...

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Help! I’m All Out of Ideas!

Help! I’m All Out of Ideas!

Ever feel like you can’t come up with any new good ideas? And why, when we do get a good idea, does it always come to us in the shower or some other random place? Ideas are truly everywhere, but we usually have blocks that keep us from thinking of them. When we...

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Empowering Solutions to Manage Thoughts & Emotions

Empowering Solutions to Manage Thoughts & Emotions

Welcome to the final post of my three-part series on the 3 Keys to Successfully Making a Change. In our first post, we talked about getting into the right mindset and creating a framework. In part 2, we discussed thoughts and emotions and how to bring awareness to...

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Change Is Hard: How Can I Stick With It?

Change Is Hard: How Can I Stick With It?

Welcome to part 2 of my three-part series on the 3 Keys to Successfully Making a Change. In our first post, we talked about getting into the right mindset and creating a framework. If you haven’t read that one yet, be sure to check it out, as this post will expand on...

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Working Through Change

Working Through Change

3 Keys to Successfully Making A Change - Series, Part 1 Welcome to this three-part series on the 3 Keys to Successfully Making a Change. Together, we’ll go through the steps to feeling confident and empowered as you go through this process and learn some tips and...

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Is Perfectionism Holding You Back?

Is Perfectionism Holding You Back?

Recently, I was scheduled to do a photoshoot, which I was really excited about. I was going to get to dress up, get my hair and makeup done and feel fabulous for the day. Who wouldn’t love that? But in my excitement, I started to second guess myself. What if I chose...

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