Category Archives: Success Tips

How to Handle Other People’s Opinions: 3 Reasons They Trigger You and 3 Tips to Handle Them With Ease

Do you spend more time than you would like worrying, fretting or even agonizing about other people’s opinions of you? You are not alone, many people do the same every single day. If we allow it to, this behavior can … Continue reading

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4 Tips to Improve Communication, So You Don’t Have to Whack Anyone with a Book

The inability to communicate effectively can lead to dire consequences including disengagement at work, stress at home and unnecessary frustration in life. One solution is to hit people over the head with a very heavy hard-cover book. Read this if … Continue reading

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What You Should Know to Keep Your Promises to Yourself and Reach Your Goals in 2015

Knowing what you want is great, but it isn’t enough to keep you motivated and strong when pursuing your goal gets really tough. Knowing the why behind your wants and the promises you make to yourself can make the difference … Continue reading

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Do You Have to Break the Internet to Claim Your Space in the World?

“Break the Internet” the caption reads. A voluptuous Kim Kardashian beckons to me with a serious weapon from her feminine arsenal. Alas, it is all wasted on me. Even if she is attractive and has a much bigger … personality … Continue reading

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Magic Cap Prevents Abuse – Forbes and Dalai Lama, “Compassion is Essential”

I look in the mirror… Whew! No black eye, no bruised cheek, no bloody lip. No physical evidence of the abuse, abuse I have subjected myself to over the last couple of weeks, all because I took off my CAP. … Continue reading

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Debunking the “Magic Elves” Myth – Just Get It Done

Hey there! Once again, Make It Happen Monday has arrived and with it, an epiphany for me. Thanks for allowing me to share. (Ok, I know I didn’t ask, but you’re still reading.) I have come to realize that despite … Continue reading

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Want to tame and train your inner critic? – You learned this in kindergarten.

Here we are at the beginning of a new week, full of new possibilities and opportunities to grow and learn and to live fully! I woke up to beautiful, warm sunshine streaming into my bedroom, already buzzing with excitement about … Continue reading

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The Little Beast Called “Conference Call” – Another Foe of the Overcommitted Professional

People walk in at various stages of a meeting that has more or less begun. They are introduced by the “off-camera” voice of the virtual operator. They introduce themselves again. They talk over each other, coffee machines hiss, buzzers buzz, … 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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Full-Stop Ahead: When Vacation Becomes a Pre-Cursor to Burn Out – 6 Red Flags

“It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation” – Eleanor Roosevelt   Full-Stop Ahead:  When Vacation Becomes a Pre-Cursor to Burn Out A few weeks ago, my family and I spontaneously decided to take a mini-vacation … Continue reading

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