Do you ever think about the worst-case scenario? Tell me if this sounds familiar: Your teenager is driving somewhere but never texts to say he arrived
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Have you ever said, “Why aren’t things working out for me?” I have undoubtedly said those words too, and the words that usually foll
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“Follow the grain in your own wood.” Howard Thurman The word “grain” refers to the orientation of wood-cell fibers. One of the
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Doug and I spent most of Saturday and Sunday weeding. We had been away almost every weekend since the first of June so the weeds had taken complete ad
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Very often, as a coach, I am meeting with clients who are looking for clarity about something. The misconception about coaching is that we have the an
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Do you use reminders – things that will trigger your memory so that you don’t forget to do something? I certainly do. Sometimes I use 
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How many of you write out a to-do list? Doesn’t it feel great to have the list out of your head and physically in front of you for easy checking
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I was listening to Barry Ritholtz being interviewed on Bloomberg Radio the other day. What an interesting man! He stated that the financial markets ha
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At the end of May, the World Health Organization declared burnout is now a legitimate medical diagnosis. Doctors can diagnose someone with burnout if
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Saturday I was at my son’s Trinity College lacrosse game. At a critical moment late in the game with a 2-point lead, the coach called
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Have you ever heard of the Danish word hygge? It is a Danish word that defies literal translation but keeps popping up in my life from meditation to
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Have you ever been driving in your car and suddenly realize you’re low on gas? The light may not have come on yet to officially warn you of the
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Ugh! Confrontation. No one really enjoys it, do they? Most people will avoid it at all costs. Ahh and there’s the rub—the cost is huge and the
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Do you know what the #1 struggle is for most people? Regardless of economic status, the #1 struggle is money, by far actually. Rich or poor, we all se
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“Everything will be ok in the end. If it’s not ok, it’s not the end.” Unknown All of us have heard the first half of this quot
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Have you ever heard of the comparison trap? It is the quagmire we find ourselves in when we compare ourselves to others. And with the advent of social
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My brother-in-law Dave sent me a great article the other day by Travis Bradberry the author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 (good book, by the way). Thi
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“Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling…please watch out for each other and love and forgive everybody. It’s a good lif
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Thanksgiving is over. We now head full throttle into the holiday season, regardless of whether or not we even celebrate the holidays. For work purpose
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A Touchy Subject I returned last night after attending a fantastic conference in England last week. One of the breakout sessions was incredibly enligh
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