Category Archives: Authenticity

Can doing what you love turn a weakness into a strength?

Imagine what your life would look like, if you claimed your strength to be authentic and to do what you love, simply because you can. Remember, inspiration or desperation, if you have the urge to take action, do it. Continue reading

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Step Up and Step Out – Be The Change

Lately, I have been moving under the radar and you may have been wondering; where the heck is she?! I am so glad you asked. (Ok, I was going to tell you anyway.) As a multi-passionate, eclectic person, I am … Continue reading

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Core Value Alignment – It Can Save You a Lot of Tears

It’s the kind of restroom you expect to find in an upscale office complex; the walls go from floor to ceiling instead of the half-stalls that leave your feet exposed. Perhaps it is the solid wall that creates the impression … Continue reading

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When Your Life and Your Values Are Out of Sync – This is really personal

Somewhere in the capital city of Germany, an alarm clock rings; it is 6 a.m. Rise and shine you beautiful thing! A woman pops up at the edge of her bed, stretches her arms above her head and tossing back … Continue reading

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You Want What You Want, But Why? How to Keep Your Promises and Reach Your Goals in 2014

Happy New Year! It seems like only yesterday, corks were popping as we welcomed in the New Year and while 2014 is indeed quite young, many of the millions of resolutions made with vigorous conviction are already fading to the … Continue reading

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You Have a Choice – A Real Life Story with a Happy Ending

On a typical Monday morning Jess* was getting ready to go to her ultra-stylish office in the law practice, where she had advanced at a break-neck pace, and become a very young senior associate.Jess stood ironing one of her two dozen … Continue reading

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Comedians, Careers and the Bermuda Triangle of Life

“Comedians tend to find a comfort zone and stay there and do lamer versions of themselves  for the rest of their career.”  – Chris Rock If you pay attention you will notice that the best comedians are those who present … Continue reading

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Burn-Out? Make it Magical Mondays instead!

After a great three-week vacation spent visiting family and friends in the U.S., today was my first day back at work – Magical Monday! As a coach and veteran of the corporate workplace, I know very well that not everyone … Continue reading

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On Being Authentic – Let the Real You Shine Through

“Authenticity is about letting go of all the perceptions, assumptions, mind-static and other stuff that limit the greatness of who we are and who we can become.” – Denise Banks-Grasedyck To be authentic, you must not only love yourself at a … Continue reading

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Can You Feel it?

Have you ever watched a TV casting show where the mentor is telling the contestant that they will be a lot more believable if they connect with the lyrics of the song? This is a lesson for each of us … Continue reading

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