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Meaningful Conversations

20 Questions to Ignite Meaningful Conversations

Powerful conversations have positively impacted my life. I long for them. While there are no guarantees, you can create an environment where meaningful discussions are more likely to occur. Great questions are a part of creating this environment.

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Relationship Mistake

10 Ways to Encourage People

Most people make one big relationship mistake, both personally and professionally. Stopping this tendency will significantly improve your life and encourage the people you love. 

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Woman living with balance

12 Life Balance Tips

A balanced life is the key to true success and happiness! People often struggle with life balance they misunderstand the concept. To most, they have a perfectionistic mindset about what it is, so they give up on it as an objective. If this is you, these 12 tips will help.

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Growing Closer to Your Family

47 Questions to Get to Know People Better

One of the best actions you can do to improve your life, and the lives of others, is to reach out and get to know people better. People feel alone and they want to be known. The place to start is with curiosity. Below are some great questions to ask. I've learned fascinating things about people I've known for decades, all because I asked.

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Young couple in cafe

50 Fun Relationship-Building Questions

Here's a list of 50 of my favorite relationship building questions. Use this tool to build relationships at work, home, and with your friends. They work well for team meetings and family events. Enjoy!

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Overwhelmed

12 Tools for Regulating Your Emotions

What situations trigger you emotionally? Be prepared to handle these situations different differently, in a positive fashion. Here are 12 ways to regulate your emotions when triggered.

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Young Professionals Having Meeting in Glass Office

3 Foolproof Ways to Motivate Your Team

Over the past 20 years as a family therapist, trainer, and coach, I've helped over 2,000 families and over 200 companies improve their work culture. There are similarities between the healthiest companies and families. Here are three traits they have in common.

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Critical Woman

How to Be Less Critical & More Encouraging

I can be critical of others. That’s been a dysfunctional strategy for staying safe. Here are 5 relationship strategies helping me break this horrible habit.  

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Like Yourself

How to Like & Value Yourself

I struggle with self confidence. Even though I've had success in life, my insecurities never totally go away. I have to fight them each day.

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Man building relationships

25 Tips for Strengthening Relationships

Here's the ULTIMATE guide for building relationships. 25 practical tools for strengthening your connections.

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