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Motivation

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How Practicing Consistency Changes Everything

For the last few years, I’ve selected a word to be my thematic focus for the year. The word for this year is PLAY, and I can definitely use some more energy behind that theme. But hey, it’s only May. I’ve got some time to turn that around.  My word for 2020 was CONSISTENCY. I […]

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Five Tactics to Help You Ask for What You Want

I love the topic of rejection. (Does that make me weird?) It’s everywhere! And the picture of how often I avoid doing things that might lead to rejection is becoming clearer!  And that damn picture is a mural! I’m in the middle of a nine-day coaching intensive with Rich Litvin, co-author of “The Prosperous Coach. […]

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The 5 Big Lies About Rejection That Are Keeping You Stuck

Rejection can sting, but it doesn’t have to derail your efforts or your future. It’s is a part of life that everyone must face. But many of us believe some big lies about rejection that are keeping us stuck and in an endless loop of more and more rejection.  The most painful TRUTH is that […]

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Do You Remember a Time You Were Rejected?

I do.  I spoke in front of a room of about 150 engineers, delivering a talk with content I hadn’t developed, and I knew before even going in that it wasn’t going to be a good fit for this audience.  Boy, I was right. The engineers turned on me midway through the talk. It started […]

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Why Having a Clear, Compelling Life Vision is Even More Important Now

I remember sitting at my desk on the 12th floor of a building in Portland, OR; my desk overlooked the Willamette River, and I had a gorgeous view of Mt. Hood. In my mid 30’s I was making six figures, I had a beautiful four-bedroom house in the suburbs, and my husband was someone I […]

How to Change the Core Beliefs that are Holding You Back

In chapter six of her book “How to Do the Work,” Author Dr. Nicole LePera talks about our Core Beliefs. It’s one of my favorite topics as she opens the chapter with a discussion of the stories we tell about ourselves.  “We often tell ourselves stories as an act of self-protection. In childhood, we are […]