1. Be Aware. Have you ever been driving and noticed that the radio is on but you can’t quite hear it? It’s more background noise than music. You either ignore it or you turn it up to hear it more clearly. The same can be said about your self-talk (the chatter in your head). Turn […]
If you’re not much of a reader or prefer learning in an audio format, you might really enjoy listening to me share the article published in the Jan/Feb. issue of Experience Life Magazine titled, “Lessons From A Life Coach.” Reader feedback was strong and positive enough for us to post a digital audio version for you […]
I’m baaaack! After an 18 month hiatus, I am back to writing my blogs. I have not been dormant though. And, you will benefit from my absence. A year and a half ago, I began the pursuit of a Post Graduate Certificate in The Neuroscience of Leadership through Middlesex University, England. This program was developed […]
Okay, so that’s a pretty sensationalized title for me. However, it is the name of a book by an author I trust; Patrick Lencioni. The title is actually Getting Naked; A Business Fable about shedding the three fears that sabotage client loyalty. I read the entire book on a flight to California. It sang to me.
This will be of interest to those of you who provide services to your clients. Consultants, coaches, sales professionals, speakers, lawyers, you get the idea. If you are committed to making a difference in other people’s lives and in their businesses,
Tune in to your self-talk and you’ll know ahead of time whether you will accomplish your goal, change your health, connect with other people or be successful in your endeavor. It’s your choice.
It’s Not Your Imagination; Change IS Hard
There are four consistent things in life. You’ve heard of them; birth, death, taxes and change. The truth is, day-to-day everything I do is tied to helping and encouraging people to change. With the caveat, to make change that is sustainable. In all likelihood, you’ve got the same challenge. I am an avid reader, and realize not everybody gets as jazzed about new books as I do. However, I think I’ve found a winner that you will love.
I had coffee with a friend this morning who shared the agonizing difficulties in staying with a job that used to bring joy and now only brings frustration and disappointment. She acknowledged fear has been playing a big part in her staying with a job that is draining the life out of her. As she was describing her situation a quote from Carl Sandburg came to mind, “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.”