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Happy Harry

We often judge other’s actions based on how WE would intend those actions, if we were that person. These words have been a game changer in our communication trainings and during coaching sessions with individuals. Understanding the power of this single sentence is often the difference between effectively working together vs. frustration, understanding one another vs. aggravation, creating friction vs. giving grace. I hear it all the time from individuals who are frustrated by the way a co-worker, boss or direct report speaks to them, interacts with them or directs them. So often, and many times unconsciously, we determine the
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Self-Care: Shifting Your Mindset

“Self-care. It’s a word we hear all the time these days. We think we know what it looks like: getting our hair done, getting a pedicure, reading a book before bed, having brunch with our girlfriends, taking that ever-elusive nap! We are promised that self-care is the answer to our stressful and busy lives. We are told we need to take time for ourselves in order to survive and thrive in a world that is pulling us in a hundred different directions. We are promised that if we do these activities—get the exercise, go for the walk, have the mimosa—we
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Why am I so tired?

In my world, November was supposed to be less busy than the three previous months were. However, as of November 12th, that has not been the case. I still feel like I am living at warp speed, putting on the polish and showing up for my clients every day while in reality my batteries are draining faster than ever. And as I continue to coach individuals around the country, I hear that same things from them. In a conversation earlier in the week with a coaching client, she shared with me how she knows that she has a bigger willpower
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A To Do List is Not a Plan

“P.S. Had the most productive day today in a month because I took 5 mins last night to PLAN and I set aside my first hour today to NOT LOOK AT EMAILS but to get my high priority tasks done FIRST. LOVED IT SOOOOOOOO SO, SO, MUCH.  THANK YOU! I will definitely be keeping this going AND recommending it to others!!!” This piece of magic was sent to me in an email earlier in the week. I was on a one-to-one call with a woman participating in our current leadership program when she shared that she was feeling overwhelmed and scattered
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