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Revisiting Emotions

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in The Human Side | 0 comments

Revisiting Emotions

Last summer, after watching In and Out with my daughter I wrote a post on LinkedIn about the emotions featured in the movie. I have found myself thinking about emotions this past week and how much that post resonated with people (I had more people comment on that post than just about any other!) Perhaps it is partly because of the holidays, and how differently people experience them. For many, it is their happy time of the year – the lights, the music, the special time with family – all bring joy to their life. And, other...

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Many Ways to be Successful

Posted by on Jan 2, 2016 in Productivity | 2 comments

Many Ways to be Successful

My sister, Ann Marie, and I both have a history of being successful in the work that we do. And we do it so differently! Some examples of how the world shows up differently for us: Ann Marie was writing in a very cool journal that allows for a short response to the same question over five years. She received it for Christmas in 2014 and began writing in it on December 26th. That freaked me out! There is no way I would have done that – I would have waited until January 1st. She got me one for my birthday which is January 18th. She was smart...

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Mission: Accomplished

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Nonprofits | 0 comments

Mission: Accomplished

One of my most memorable moments as a consultant was when everyone in the room all had the “that’s it!” moment within a second of each other. I was working with a new agency to develop their mission and vision statements and they were so excited when, after a few hours of consideration, they knew they got it “right”. I have worked with many organizations and teams to help develop guiding statements. And yet, I had ventured into my own business somewhat organically, and when I made the leap to full time I did so with a sense of my...

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