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Positive Focus

“What you focus on determines how you feel.” ~ Anthony Robbins ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: Yesterday, I was listening to an Anthony Robbins audio CD program on the “Power of Focus”, when one particular exercise really caught my attention. I was instructed … Continue reading

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The Five Most Common Mistakes in Dealing With Team Conflicts

“The better able team members are to engage, speak, listen, hear, interpret, and respond constructively, the more likely their teams are to leverage conflict rather than be leveled by it.” ~ Runde and Flanagan ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: The Five Most Common … Continue reading

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Creating New Habits – Doing Your Part

“Just do your part by staying connected to your intention and see how things unfold.” ~ James Baraz ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: Last month after attending a talk about using your mind to change your brain, I committed to a daily practice … Continue reading

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EQ = Greater Personal and Professional Success

“Emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do in a given job.” ~ Daniel Goleman ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: Last … Continue reading

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Planning Your Most Successful Year Yet

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: As I write … Continue reading

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Creating Your Own Happiness

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~ Dalai Lama ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: After facilitating a values clarification exercise for a group of professionals attending my stress management seminar, I asked a number of participants to … Continue reading

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Receiving and Responding To Feedback

“The more accustomed people become to giving and receiving feedback, the more comfortable they get with the process.” ~ Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, Authors of The Leadership Challenge ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reflection: Last month’s Harmony Habit Tip featured Ten Guidelines for … Continue reading

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