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Communication Skills
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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? Do the work go to from being critical to being encouraging.

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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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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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How to Connect with Almost Anyone

All people are important, but many don't feel that way. People desperately want to feel valuable and you can help them. Something I've done for years is collect information on my friends, family, and co-workers "favorites".

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7 Questions That Can Positively Transform Your Relationship

Here are 7 great questions you can ask you spouse each week. Take 15 – 30 minutes to discuss they items each week. They can transform you relationsihp.

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How to Create a Positive & Productive Work Environment

As a family therapist, I’ve working with hundreds of families. Since 2008, my practiced has expanded to working with hundreds of companies as well. I've found many similarities between the best companies and the best families. Great companies and great families always share the 3 traits.

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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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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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