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Are You Draining Your Own Energy?

November 22, 2015

Staying positive after life doesn’t go your way

Imagine your manager or your biggest client telling you that you handled an important situation the exact wrong way. That you made an awful decision.

It doesn’t matter if you did make …

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One Thousand Words in a Life

February 24, 2014

What Will You Say Now?

I watched the movie A Thousand Words starring Eddie Murphy on the weekend. For every word he speaks, a leaf falls off a tree and shortens his life. It made me wonder if we measured …

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Overwhelmed?

January 16, 2013

Are deadlines getting you down? Is a problem overwhelming you?

Pick just one thing to sort through. A closet. A drawer. Your inbox. Your files. A shelf in your office. …

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Woof-Proof that Good Things Are Coming

January 15, 2013

One of those days. You know one of those when it feels like you can’t catch a break. When you are overwhelmed or sad or feeling like you are about to break. Those are the days when I reach for …

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Singing Through It

January 14, 2013

My gift to you is that I won’t be singing in any of these videos.

When I need a boost, I like three songs for walking, running, or convincing myself to start filing those papers all over my desk. …

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Cancel My Complaint

January 13, 2013

“We cannot focus upon the weaknesses of one another and evoke strengths. You cannot focus upon the things that you think they are doing wrong, and evoke things that will make you feel better. …

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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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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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