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How to Be Less Critical & More Encouraging

Weigh the costs of being a critical person long term. How will this impact my relationships with family and friends? Play it forward 5 or 10 years and judgmental people end up isolated, lonely, and avoided. Do the work go to from being critical to being encouraging.

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How To Have Positive Holidays

If you get anxious about time with family and friends during the holidays, this information will help. Here are tools to get you past your fears and into the fun.

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25 Books That Have Changed My Life for the Better

I’ve read a lot of books and special few have inspired me deeply. Some books have changed and possibly saved my life, and I want to share them with you.... Read More

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12 Dating & Marriage Building Activities

A healthy marriage takes effort, but it’s well worth it, especially when you count the costs of divorce (financial, emotional, etc.). Here are 11 activities that can take your marriage from average to extraordinary.

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5 Steps to Establishing Life Balance (Part 1)

The life wheel is a tool that has changed my life. It divides your life down into general categories. I use it personally and with clients often. I’m either moving towards life balance or away from it, and the life wheel tells me which direction I’m heading.

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15 Ways Adults Can Make Friends

My friends have kept me from making HUGE mistakes. A month or two before my wedding, I got scared and almost called it off. It was my good friend who helped me see the truth and move forward. I would be in bad shape had I not married Jennifer. Another great friend helped me have the courage to pursue a job change. Had it not been for this close friend, I would have stayed and floundered.

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10 Fun Ice Breakers for Work Meetings & Social Events

If you lead or attend work meetings or a social events, this information will help you. Ice breakers, led enthusiastically, to start off an event can make a positive difference in the outcome.

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Overcome Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety focuses on what can go wrong. It zeroes in on the worst outcome coming true and bad things happening again. Hope focuses on what can go right, and the opportunity in every circumstance.

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My 10 Favorite Questions to Ask Clients

Three things I always try to keep in mind when asking clients questions: 1. Be prepared with 2 or 3 powerful questions to start the session. 2. Great questions start with a "what", "how", or a "tell me about". 3. Great questions are simple.

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How To Reach Your Goals (Part 1)

To reach your goals, it's important to know why many people miss the mark. Here are 9 common traps that snag people and make your goals fall flat. Avoid each one!

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5 Things That Make Work Suck

Through helping hundred of companies I've noticed 5 reasons some workplaces suck. If leaders eliminate these issues, morale dramatically improves and their organizations profit. Leaders can, and should, take action to eliminate each one.

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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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I’ve Had Some Very Dark Days

I've had some very dark days when I felt my life was totally falling apart. Things I thought could never happen, happened.

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Why I Decided to Start Decide Your Legacy (Part 2)

I started Decide Your Legacy because I love helping clients uncover their potential and find their best future. I started this business because I believe in coaching.

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