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The Hidden Causes of Procrastination

“Procrastination, my old friend.  I’ve come to talk with you again.” ~(Apologies to Simon and Garfunkel)   It happens to all of us.  For some of us it can be a way of life.  We have a project that needs to get done.  We make a plan.  We’re just about to start and–oh what was that? […]

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Happiness, Joy, and Well-Being. You Can Have It All.

We all want to be happy.  Most of us spend our lives in search of it.  It may not always be on a conscious level, but the majority of our decisions are based on what we think will bring us happiness.  It starts as early as childhood, when that new game will make everything perfect. […]

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Relax Your Inner Control-Freak And Get More Done

As an executive coach, I work with a lot of powerful women.  Women who are strong, driven, and successful–most of whom have raised families while building careers.  They are all formidable people.  And they are almost all self-professed stressed-out control freaks.  I don’t mean to say that like it’s a bad thing.  Being in control […]

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A Simple New Year’s Resolution

If you are like me, you probably find it almost impossible to believe Christmas is over and the start of another year is just hours away.  And also like me, you are probably trying to decide if you want to make any resolutions for the coming year or just let it go.  After all, resolutions […]

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Overcome Adversity by Increasing Your Psychological Capital

All of us face adversity at one time or another.  Some of us see it at work.  Others face difficult times at home.  Sometimes we might face adversity at work and at home simultaneously.  But if overcoming challenges is a part of life for everyone, why do some people shy away from trying to deal […]

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