What’s on your plate?

Have you ever been to one of those all-you-care-to-eat buffets where you feel compelled to put as many different items on the plate as will fit, and then get a second plate to carry desserts?  Even with the greatest of intentions, it’s nearly impossible to finish everything on the plate, and generally you are left feeling…

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“You are Here”

“You are Here” – Right Where You Need to Be   Have you ever stopped to figure out your location at one of those maps in the big shopping malls? It always says “You are here.” And from that point on it’s easier to find your way to the various stores you want to visit. Well, today I’d like to remind you…

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Transforming Fear

News about the economy, personal issues, business down turns, and relationship changes can all create strong feelings of fear. While fear is helpful in letting us sense danger, (as in the “flight or fight” response when our survival is threatened) many fears are a response to the unknown, both in business and in life. ·         How…

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Spring Cleaning

It’s spring.  This is the time around the house when we roll up our sleeves and do some deep cleaning – get rid of what’s no longer needed and put a shine on everything else.  This process not only makes the place look better, but it gives us a greater sense of completeness knowing that we’ve “taken…

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Recharge in 59 seconds!

If you could start your day off super-charged, would you? And what if you could refocus and center yourself in 59 seconds to be at your best? Today I challenge you to begin practicingThe 59 Second “Gratitation.” “Gratation” is a combination of two words – gratitude and meditation, and here’s how it works:Begin by closing your…

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You are a Gift!

As many of us open our gifts this week,  I want to take a moment to remind you what a unique and wonderful being you are!  Your presence here is a gift.  There is no dollar amount that can be put on your worth.  What you do for a living is not who you are, and no matter…

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What’s in your Harvest?

It’s already October!   And with the heat of summer behind us,we”ve  moved into the season of harvest. What seeds did you plant in the garden of your life this year?  Are you giving them the time and energy they need to mature?  At the close of the year , will you be harvesting the life of your dreams,or…

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Taking Flight

Last week I visited Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where just a little over 100 years ago the Wright brothers were the first to successfully fly an air plane. I noticed a few points that seemed foundational in making their dream “take flight” and I’d like to share them with you: 1. It started with a…

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Reflections

Reflection is an essential part of forward movement. This week I encourage you to invest a few minutes to reflect on your significant achievments and learnings for 2007.  Business, health, relationships, new home, personal/professional accolades, children being born or moving on to college, something you started or something you finished.  Acknowledge yourself, as well as others who played a part in accomplishing each of them.  It is…

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The Ripple Effect of Kindness

Have you ever been in heavy traffic, just waiting for an opening while trying to turn on to a busy street, and thought you’d never get in – then all of the sudden someone slows down and waves you in? What a great feeling! And then what happens in you? It’s likely that you soon…

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