Safety First! …. In Your “Crucial Conversations”

Safety First! …. In Your “Crucial Conversations”

There are conversations whose outcomes have potentially huge impact on the quality of our lives.  Researchers and best-selling authors of “Crucial Conversations” state that these conversations are characterized as high-stakes, emotionally-charged dialogues where there may be one or more varying viewpoints involved.  You can read my previous post here on what a crucial conversation is, […]

Are you having the Right Conversations? The Conversations that you need to Have to Master Your Life

Are you having the Right Conversations?  The Conversations that you need to Have to Master Your Life

Ever notice that when it counts the most, when the stakes are high during a disagreement that you tend to perform at your worse?  These moments are what researchers, Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler, call “crucial conversations”.  Find out what why crucial conversations have a huge impact on the overall quality […]

The Habit that has Changed My Life and Is Setting Me Up For Incredible Success

The Habit that has Changed My Life and Is Setting Me Up For Incredible Success

Ever stare down the eye of a big goal and just shake your head in overwhelm?  You don’t even know where or how to start?  Maybe it’s to create successful, million dollar business.  Perhaps it’s to completely transform your body–lose weight, build muscle and do 100 sit-ups in one workout.  Or maybe you want to […]

Breaking Down the Science Behind Your Habits to Make You more Successful

Breaking Down the Science Behind Your Habits to Make You more Successful

Your habits are a strong predictor of whether or not you will achieve your goals.  The things you do every day–no matter how seemingly small, insignificant, or simple–matter greatly to the long-term outcome of those actions.  Habits are the powerful force behind what motivates those actions.  Sometimes they are so strong, you feel you actually […]

How to Cure Yourself From Perfectionism (“Gifts of Imperfect” by Brene Brown)

How to Cure Yourself From Perfectionism (“Gifts of Imperfect” by Brene Brown)

Ever wear perfectionism as some sort badge?  You know, like when you are in an interview and get asked “So, what’s one area of weakness or improvement for you?”  And you say, “Well, I’m a bit of a perfectionist.” a.k.a. “I only do perfect…that’s how perfect I am.”  Reality check.  Perfectionism is not synonymous with […]

The mindset that will keep you in the audience, stuck, and planning forever (“Gifts of Imperfection” by Brene Brown)

The mindset that will keep you in the audience, stuck, and planning forever (“Gifts of Imperfection” by Brene Brown)

Every day I am pushing myself to not only learn more, grow more, but more importantly BE more.  What does that even mean?  It simply means learning something and then APPLYING that knowledge immediately.  It’s a challenge and certainly a bit of a shift for me.  I am your typical over-thinker, over-planner and over-analytic.  And […]

Redefining Low Self-Esteem…Are you Suffering a Spiritual or Psychological Crisis?

Redefining Low Self-Esteem…Are you Suffering a Spiritual or Psychological Crisis?

Nurturing a healthy self-esteem has been a topic of conversation in the personal development, medical, educational and psychology circles for decades.  Why?  I believe it’s because everything we do, every decision we make is an expression and an extension of our self-esteem.  Find out why low self-esteem is more accurately a spiritual crisis than a […]