- Who do You Talk to Most on a Normal Day? The Things We Say to Ourselves!
By Suzanne Potts “I have seen the enemy, and it is within.” – Rosou The many discussions we have with ourselves have an enormous impact on whether we believe things to be possible or not. We can manage our feelings and thoughts to maximize the chances we achieve what [Read More!…]
- How You Start Each Day Matters in Your Business & Life
How do you feel when you head off to the office in the morning? Whether it is across town or down the hall, if you are like most of us, the answer to that question is, “It depends.” What it depends on is probably what happened before you walked [Read More!…]
- An Empty Nest… Moving On when You don’t want to
Most of us have been at points in our lives when we choose to renew ourselves and hit the re-start button in our personal and professional life. Now that I am facing a major life change I did not choose and came about as a matter of life going [Read More!…]
- Are You Aware Energy Flows where Your Attention Goes?
Do you think about what you’re thinking? It’s a tall order no doubt. Perhaps, however, there may be something to the power of thought. Twenty years ago, I deepened my spiritual journey. I took classes, read books, and sought out resources. I’m not perfect, but I can offer you [Read More!…]
- What does it Mean to be Letting Go, Moving from the Shore?
On New Year’s Eve, 2012, I attended the Release & New Beginning services at the Unity Christ Church of Bon Air, in Richmond, Virginia. The service was all about letting go, being set free, and forgiveness of self and others. The message was “Let Go of the Shore.” There [Read More!…]
- 4 Things Causing Emotion Based Decisions & 5 Ways to Change it
One of the most regular sayings that I hear bounced around is when people are urged to “Get Out Of Their Emotions.” Usually, it is based on decisions, thoughts, or actions based on how someone is feeling at a particular moment. In many instances, it is not centered on actual fact but [Read More!…]
- Dear Doctor, Happy Doctor’s Day & a Word before You Quit…
Dear Doctor, The work you do is valuable. It has the potential to be very satisfying even if it doesn’t feel that way today. Feeling a lack of accomplishment from your work is one of the three major indicators of burnout. Many physicians choose to cut back on their [Read More!…]
- The Importance of Social Values Segmentation Models to Business & Politics Understanding
The Value of Values Values underpin every aspect of society, including its culture, politics, economy, industry, attitudes, consumption, and even the development of technology. Thus, values provide a basis by which to understand the context within which people live and operate in a society. They provide us with a [Read More!…]
- Do You have Little Foxes in Your Life with Their Destructive Patterns?
Most of us are quite aware of the lions, the bears, and the wolves who surround us in our daily interactions with flesh and blood. Surely, when we are hiking the beautiful terrains of Colorado, Montana, or Alaska we are most mindful of these four-legged threats to limb and [Read More!…]
- Legal’s Uber Moment is Coming… ‘Legal Innovation’ is Not an Oxymoron
The legal industry is known for adherence to precedent, not innovation. While precedent remains a guiding principle in the practice of law, innovation is transforming the models, methods, and players involved in the buy/sell process of legal services. Technology, process, access to institutional capital, re-reregulation, client demand for enhanced [Read More!…]
- Goal Setting Made Easy Using the S.M.A.R.T Targets Method
S.M.A.R.T. TARGETS Taking a lead from my earlier study on ‘Goal Setting’, let us now examine the fundamental role of targets. Many masters, in their good judgment, have emphasized on the S.M.A.R.T. analogy for attaining goals. Let us relate this theory to the preliminary stage where we placed indicators [Read More!…]
- In Search of Great Leadership… Wisdom Discovered
According to the wisdom literature, learning from important and meaningful life experiences can foster wisdom. Leading others is one such experience. Wisdom can be gathered. Wisdom can be learned or gained. Wisdom cannot be taught. Wise people have accurate, perceptive insights into human behavior and understand how things work [Read More!…]
- When Bad Things Happen… 5 Steps to Take to Still Choose ‘Good’
“Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.” – Mattie Stepanek We have all had our share of unfortunate circumstances and challenges. Some have been worse than others. The deaths of loved ones, an illness, or a life changing injury are just a few [Read More!…]
- How Would You & Your Kids Like to Learn Coding by Playing a Board Game?
“I am often stunned and charmed by the simple brilliance of what children say. But, you have to be willing to listen.” – Mike Farrell When I was a child, we often didn’t have a television. Consequently, we spent a lot of time as a family with other diversions [Read More!…]
- Do you have a Personal Creed? If not, Create One in 4 Easy Steps!
“It’s not only moving that creates new starting points. Sometimes, all it takes is a subtle shift in perspective, an opening of the mind, and intentional pause and reset, or a new route to start to see new options and new possibilities.” – Kristin Armstrong Spring means new beginnings, [Read More!…]
- When the Road is Smooth, Why do We Throw Stones on it? Do You?
A few days back, a quote I had heard years and years ago kept repeating itself all day in my head. The older I get, the more this seems to be a regular experience for me. The quote as I remember it says, “The road is smooth, why do you [Read More!…]
- Crossroads in Life bring Positive Changes & Needed Growth
We all face crossroads at times throughout our lives. These crossroads can result in unexpected changes in our lives. Being open to change and embracing what comes our way allows for continuing growth. Some people are bold and fearless and dive into major life changes, while others are only [Read More!…]
- Do You Want Control of Your Time Back?
Rebecca was a strong minded individual, definite about what she wanted. She was never one to hold back on her point of view. She was a caring person who listened and spoke in equal measure and was respected for being calm and assured. Such authority and assurance was soon [Read More!…]
- Stress Management when Faced with Resistance to Change
Change is inevitable both personally and in the workplace and is often stressful. To be effective in managing change in the workplace, upper management and leaders need to be aware of and be sensitive to the resistance to change. They also need to be strong in stress management that [Read More!…]
- 4 Ruts that will Sink Your Leadership
Years ago when the western U.S. was being settled, roads were often just wagon tracks. These rough trails posed serious problems for those who journeyed them. On one of these winding paths was posted a sign which read: ”Avoid this rut or you’ll be in it for the next [Read More!…]