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Resources IconThere is a sea of books on leadership, self-improvement, business management, and personal development. In this Blog series, you’ll go on a Deep Dive to find a nugget of wisdom in my favorite literary works.

When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

Does your life often feel like a balancing act? You like routine but hate being bored.  You seek adventure but value safety.  You want to chase your passions but fear moving too far outside your comfort zone.  It can be tricky to find the sweet spot in between. In her...

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Make Your Bed.  Change Your Life.

Make Your Bed. Change Your Life.

How do you define success?  Most would reserve that word for big accomplishments.  You might not think walking your dog, making breakfast, or doing the laundry are successes. But Admiral William H. McRaven might disagree with you.  In his book, “Make Your Bed: Little...

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Skeptics Can Meditate Too

Skeptics Can Meditate Too

“That’s just the way my mind works.” Have you ever said that? I used to say it a lot.  I had this idea that my thoughts controlled everything.  Like they were the CEO of the rest of me.  That was before I understood what mindfulness was. Mindfulness is being aware of...

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What is Enough?

What is Enough?

“If I can leave any good in this world besides my family, I leave these words. Don’t work too hard. Try to maintain balance. Don’t make work your whole life.” This wisdom was shared by one of Bronnie Ware’s clients in his final days. Bronnie spent 8 years working in...

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4 Buckets for Doing What You Love

4 Buckets for Doing What You Love

What happens when you look at your “to-do” list?  Are you excited to do every item on your list?  Are you excited about 50% of them? 10% of them? None of them??? Being happy and satisfied in your career is rooted in how much you get to use your true strengths. Your...

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Have Grit?

Have Grit?

What’s makes up your to-do list and, more importantly, why? Do you have a list of things that need to get done every day? Does the list seem to be growing each day because you never get to all the things? Do you sometimes wonder why you're even doing some of these...

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What Do You Do With Fear?

What Do You Do With Fear?

When does fear pop up in your life and how do you handle it?  Perhaps you prefer to simply ignore it.  You convince yourself that you are not afraid of anything and you dive headfirst into everything.  Or perhaps you freely acknowledge you are afraid of everything and...

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