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Is There Any Proof?

January 11, 2013

Every entrepreneur, in my experience, has something related to being in business that they would rather avoid. It could be accounting, managing their website, or pricing products and services. For me, cleaning the bathroom fixtures once sounded like more fun …

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Any Love at Work?

January 10, 2013

This week I am teaching three classes of MBA students at the University of New Brunswick. We are working with Kolb’s learning styles model (see Monday’s blog), determining how we learn, seeing what other styles frustrate us, …

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Shift Happens

January 9, 2013

Shift Happens is the best and most practical book I’ve read in ages for professional or personal development. (Actually I downloaded the audiobook last spring on itunes, so it is the best book I have listened to in ages.)…

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A Giggle and Smile Break

January 8, 2013

Laughter matters. It builds your immune system, lowers your blood pressure, and makes life better overall. Here is a great article from Laughter Yoga International that gives you 10 reasons why laughing is good for you.

We all need …

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Jumpstart Your Training

January 4, 2013

In case you still have a case of vacation brain from enjoying a fabulous holiday break and too much chocolate, here are some training resources. …

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Get Creative. Your Learners Will Thank You.

January 2, 2013

In early December, I posted / ranted about how I believe there is too much lecturing or presenting being labelled training. If you haven’t already, check it out Who Here Wants to Listen to Me Talk for 8 Hours?

As …

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A New Year. A New Path.

January 1, 2013

31 days of writing. What have I done to myself? 🙂

Today I joined Michelle Scism‘s Ultimate Blog Challenge. That means that I will be posting a new blog every day for the next month. It’s kind of …

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One Morning with Hot Lemonade

December 22, 2012

I could not see straight.

My life felt like organized chaos, and then any wisp of organized faded. My morning walks had been keeping me going. But it was not enough. I was officially empty.…

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Who Here Wants to Listen to Me Talk for the Next 8 Hours?

December 10, 2012

I often begin my training sessions with that question. Sometimes people look at me strangely with half smiles because they are afraid that they are supposed to reply, “Oh me! Me please! I want to listen to you for 8 …

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