How does your fear serve you?

You are an expert in you. After all, you know yourself better than anyone else does. A client recently reminded me how we use this expertise to focus on our flaws and beat ourselves up. We’re so good at it. We clearly see every little thing that’s wrong with us. In [...]

By |2019-11-12T20:49:32-08:00September 11th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Making Change Stick

It takes a change in mindset to incorporate a new approach to something. When we're successful, the payoff is great. What helps to make something new stick in our lives when the gravitational pull toward our familiar patterns of thinking and doing is so strong? Often, we don't notice when we depart from our [...]

By |2019-11-25T17:33:41-08:00November 28th, 2015|Featured|0 Comments

Choose Your Fantasy

Whatever fantasy you choose to believe about yourself becomes your reality. Think about a good day when you have a lot of confidence and you feel on top of the world.  On that day, you know the work you produce will be high quality, your contribution in meetings will be strong, and your interactions with friends and [...]

By |2017-06-23T20:36:45-07:00May 10th, 2015|Featured|0 Comments

The Comparison Trap

True confession.  I have been caught in a Comparison Trap. I have been comparing myself to other people and wondering why everyone is better than me.  I have to tell you, this is a horrible place to be. When I compare myself to others, I see how they are wonderful, and how I'm not [...]

By |2019-11-12T20:59:02-08:00March 18th, 2015|Featured|0 Comments

Plan for your Performance Review Now

The year is cruising along. For many of us, performance reviews feel like a welcome thing of the past, something to put out of our mind for another year, something that makes us cringe and wish we could avoid at all costs.  I've been there.  I've gone into reviews looking for validation and scared I [...]

By |2017-06-23T20:38:49-07:00March 17th, 2015|Featured|0 Comments

“I’m sorry” is very powerful (sometimes). 

"I'm sorry" can heal wounds and open communication. “I’m sorry” can change a moment. “I’m sorry” can change how we are perceived in ways we don’t intend. I was at a conference recently where one of the main speakers began his presentation by apologizing for himself. After thanking the audience for inviting him, he [...]

By |2019-11-25T16:56:56-08:00December 30th, 2014|Featured|0 Comments

Change your Self Talk by using your Strengths

  This isn't working! Do you ever find yourself saying this? I was tired last night. I left the kitchen looking like a disaster area with dirty dishes stacked all over the counter, books from homework laying around and groceries still sitting in their bag.  This morning,  I woke up refreshed, ready to tackle the [...]

By |2017-06-23T20:48:01-07:00November 17th, 2014|Featured|0 Comments
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