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Five Tips to Smooth Transitions

Transitions can be difficult, so do yourself and favor and create the structure, systems and focus to keep you move forward so your period of transition is small instead of on-going for a longer time if you prolong and get hung up in the process!
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Five Steps to Accomplish your Goals

Do you find yourself amazed at how quickly the months pass? Do you find yourself in a small panic over all you know you have to do and how little you feel you are actually accomplishing? Join the crowd! We live in a busy world where our time, priorities and energy are constantly challenged. The…
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Your Winning Season!

-Are you winning your game? -Are you playing at peak performance? -Do you feel like you are sometimes on the court, but more often on the bench, in the bleachers, or (even worse) at the concession stands? There is a concept called “pattern language” which means taking language and concepts that are already familiar to…
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Important vs. Urgent: Staying out of crisis mode

Learn the first step in thinking about your life strategically vs. reactionary. There is much more to balancing all parts of your life, living in line with your values, prioritizing, etc. but at times when we get so overloaded it is good to have a simple approach to remove yourself from the beginning of a crisis cycle and get back to putting first things first.
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The 4W’s to Create Successful Space: A Time and Place for Productivity

Do you have high-priority activities that are not happening? Do you care about them getting done, but can’t seem to find the time? How you design your space will help to implement these tasks. Unfortunately, “important” activities for our business and life productivity are often those that require personal discipline, things like: reading, studying, research, administration, follow-up, writing, sorting, filing, billing, etc. While these activities are important, they often do not get attended to until they are urgent. When we find ourselves operating in the urgent quadrant, we usually get less done and feel stressed, pressured, and overwhelmed. Operating from this place causes LOW productivity. With so many demands, how can you be more productive?
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Eight Strategies to Beat Afternoon Slumps and Manage Your Energy!

The reality is that many people experience afternoon slumps. It could be too many carbs eaten at lunch, low blood sugar, or a variety of other reasons. While the cause is important to know, the key right now is to get your blood moving and get your mind and energy motivated. Here are eight simple tips to overcome the afternoon slump.
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Important vs. Urgent: Getting Out of Crisis Mode

Steven Covey, in his book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, talks about one of the traps of people is getting caught in doing the urgent rather than the important. Bottom-line this trap is reacting to life rather than responding.  While urgent things will come up, they seem to happen more when you are not…
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What are you attracting into your life and work?

After being a advocate and supporter of many of the concepts in the movie/book "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne and team, I have decided to more intentionally dive into writings on the LAW OF ATTRACTION.  I have found the concepts to be incredibly powerful, but find understanding and integrating them into life to be a…
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