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Emotions Running Strong? Start with the STATE Principle.

"In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess I have always found it a wholesome diet." ~Winston Churchill Have you been involved in any of these conversations or ones like these lately? Talking to a colleague about a sensitive issue; Giving your boss some feedback [...]

SMARTER goals are smarter than SMART goals

I attended a writer’s workshop a few weeks ago where Nina Amir, a nonfiction writers’ and high performance coach talked about a concept of having SMARTER goals. I am very familiar with SMART goals as I work with my clients on creating goals that use this mnemonic acronym. It stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, [...]

The Impact of Status

"Modern brain research supports the thesis that humans are social beings, hard-wired to live and work together, and that those who possess, develop and employ the skills needed to bond with others are those who will prosper in health, wealth, happiness, and effectiveness," by Daniel Goleman, author of Social Intelligence. Ladder in Sky Photograph [...]

Resiliency

"When you can't see straight ahead, it's because you're about to turn a corner." - Myrtle Reed Resiliency is the ability to bounce back from adversity. Dictionary.com defines it as springing back; rebounding; returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched; recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; [...]