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10
Apr

Find Serenity like Rob Lowe

Most books come with the slight hope that a few parts will be worthy of your time. Rob Lowes’ “The stories I only tell my friends: An autobiography” makes your time pass so quickly because it is both an entertaining and informative gem. Rob Lowe starts the book with a story of John F. Kennedy […]

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22
Feb

Embrace Feedback Like Harper Lee

Do you value constructive criticism? Do you see feedback as a growth opportunity? Luckily for us, Harper Lee did. With her passing this month, many poignant stories are being retold in the media. One that intrigued me was her positive take with constructive criticism. When Harper Lee sold her first manuscript, Set a Watchman, the […]

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09
Feb

Be mentally prepared like Peyton Manning

The 50th Super Bowl is in the books, and like a good Hollywood script, the winning quarterback will eventually be a hall-of-famer. Peyton Manning has never been the fastest quarterback, or had a fantastic arm. But he did what all successful people do in every field. Peyton Manning prepared mentally for every game. He is […]

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31
Jan

Get Emotionally Tough when the squeeze is on!

What is the “One Thing” that helps you to perform at your very best under pressure? As I travel the country speaking to businesses about emotional toughness, I continually get this “one thing” question. Some people want the easy answer, but there are no easy answers to this essential question. However, in all my consulting […]

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15
Jan

Free-On line Emotional Toughness Training course

Happy New Year Everyone, I created an emotional toughness training MOOC (Massive online open course). It is free and on-line so I wanted to let you know if you wanted to enroll. Yes–FREE. Here is the log in; https://www.canvas.net/ Type in Emotional Toughness Training to get to course, There are many videos, articles and applied […]

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14
Jan

Are you still sticking with your New Year’s resolutions?

The time has arrived. It is a new year and time to set those desired goals for 2016. To lose that extra 10 pounds or to increase your list of clients by 10%. The New Year prompts us to be a goal setter. But did you reach your goals in 2015? If the answer is […]

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28
Dec

Awaken the Force Within

The new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, is astronomical in terms of its praise and financial success. The Star Wars saga appeals to us in so many ways. Some enjoy the sci-fi aspect and imagine how our lives will be in the future. Others enjoy the cutting-edge special effects. From the start of this […]

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22
Dec

Jingle Away the Holiday Stress

One of my favorite holiday movies is “Jingle all the Way” with Arnold Schwarzenegger. It shows how crazy the holidays can get when you believe that you must buy the perfect gift for your children and that you must keep up with the Joneses in all the best holiday decorations. But movies can reflect real […]

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14
Dec

Giving Thanks can fill you with success

Nov. 26 was the day we gave thanks. According to my eighth-grade history teacher, Thanksgiving represents our thanking the Native Americans for helping the Pilgrims to have a bountiful meal when they were on the verge of starvation. But this holiday has grown much greater than its origins and acts as a day when we […]

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08
Sep

Need Grit? Need to be Unstoppable? Check out how the Wright brothers did it

Due to a popular TED talk by Dr. Angela Duckworth as well as her best-selling book, Grit has captured the attention of the world as a main ingredient to the success formula. But what is grit? And more importantly, how can you develop grit in your life? To best answer this question, let’s turn the […]

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