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The Power of Because

This is a simple, yet important tool. When you make a request of someone there is value in identifying the “why” you are asking…which comes in the form of “because.” The word “because” originates from Middle English from the phrase “by cause that” and the first known use of this word was in the 14th […]

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One Day at a Time

Dramatic events and life-changing situations that happen create in everyone a sense of humility. After Hurricane Katrina – after the tsunami in Thailand – after the implosion of Enron – after the World Trade Center collapse – after the Gulf War – Indeed, when these cataclysmic events take place, you begin to have a sense […]

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Take the First Step

Dreaming about what you would love to have in your life happens every day. Your dreams don’t leave you. They come back to you until you step into making them happen. Some people die with dreams unfulfilled because they didn’t take the first step. When you are inspired by what you would love, you are […]

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Seamless Art

Based on the Webster Dictionary, integration is identified as “to bring parts together into a whole; to remove barriers.” The beginning of every new endeavor necessitates a learning process. In the early stages, every task is fragmented. When you practice and persist, the process becomes seamless. The more practice you apply, the easier it becomes; […]

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Gold Medal Moments

Have you watched Olympians obtain the gold medal then kiss it? That gesture is considered the epitome of winning. Every time I watch Olympic Athletes receive medals causes me to think about what it takes for them to reach that moment. Are you prepared for the Gold Medal Moments of your Life? As the athletes […]

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The A’s of Team Talk

1. Announcement – do you find yourself making announcements of what has to be completed, what projects have to be started, what lists of items need addressing? Interestingly, everyone who listens to these announcements makes comments regarding their implementation, completion, and evaluation. It seems as though everyone has ideas of how things are to unfold. […]

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Speaking With Credibility – How authentic are you?

When you speak, how do people hearing you know that they should listen to what you have to say? Authenticity – a word you hear, yet do you know what it means? Authenticity contributes to your believability. Authentic means to be sincere, genuine and reliable. That means when you speak, and you are authentic, you […]

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Speaking with Self Confidence – Self Talk

Do you find yourself having a nervous attack when you are going to speak? Are you jittery and does your voice quiver as you start to have a conversation about a delicate subject? Read how to build your confidence with daily application! Let’s talk about confidence as it relates to your self-talk. What are the […]

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Speaking with Confidence – Self Esteem

Where does self-esteem come from? Do you feel uncomfortable when you are to speak to someone about a critical issue? Or when you give feedback to your boss,a staff member, your spouse? Read carefully as you explore how self-esteem affects your ability to communicate effectively and build your speaking confidence! Speaking with Confidence comes with […]

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Practice What To Say When You Have Something To Say!

How often do you practice for that meeting with your staff? Or with your boss? Or even with your spouse? Tune in to hear how to practice what to say when you have to say something! You practice your instrument for the performance. You practice your singing for the concert. You practice your sport for […]

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