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Feeling Self-Conscious? 6 Tips to Turn it Around Fast!


When you feel self-conscious it means you are putting too much attention on your self, too much focus on what you are doing and how you are doing it. And this is a formula for poor performance.

How to Tune In Your Brain & Feel Confident with People in Moments


One day when I was in school, many years ago, the school principal wandered into our class room, sat down and started to talk.He talked and talked; and there was nothing we could do to stop him seeing as how he was in charge!For once he actually said something that interested me and I never forgot what he said.

Why Pacing and Leading is for Wimps!


Okay, you have read some books on body language and they all said you must mirror and match, pace and lead..

3 Keys to Making Small Talk Easy to Do


Small talk used to be really hard work for me. I never knew what to say and I always worried about saying the wrong thing.

How to Solve Disputes with the Helicopter Talk Technique


Do you ever find that when a friend asks for your opinion on a problem it is a lot easier for you to see a solution than it is for your friend?And do you also find that sometimes you feel completely stuck when it comes to your own problems?The same applies to disputes, relationship issues and disagreements.When you are part of the problem it can be very difficult to see a solution.

Drop and Gimme Ten!


Every one of us have dreams, desires and goals that we put on the shelf. In front of them are a litany of excuses -- but not one reason -- why they aren't being pursued.

Three Great Ways to Deal with Negative People


1. Do not believe everything you hear!With close friends and family it is not unusual to think that you ought to take onboard everything you hear.

4 Ways To Avoid Looking Stupid When Making Small Talk


The fear of saying something silly and feeling embarrassed stops many of us from contributing more to discussions at work and when we are relaxing with friends.And ironically the more we worry about it, the more tense we get and the more likely we are to say something stupid.

Say Adios to the Fear of Rejection!


Do you ever get an uncomfortable feeling in your stomach when you have to approach someone?In situations like this does your mind go blank?This is not unusual. That feeling is often the fear of rejection.

3 Secrets to Developing Superior People Skills


1. If What You Are Doing Is Not Working Change Your ApproachWhen I was in school I always had a small group of close friends but I never found it easy meeting new people.

3 Easy Steps to Low Stress Communication


Life is all about choices. And so is the way you communicate.

How to Kill Fear When Dealing with Aggressive People


The book Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers is regarded as a self help classic. Have you read it?I read it many years ago and I was disappointed by the content of this book that has helped a lot of people take control of their fears.

Four Common Rapport Building Mistakes and How to Fix Them


1. Pretending You Are Interested When You Are NotDo yourself a favor and be honest with yourself and the people you spend time with.

How to Quickly and Easily Deal With Rude People


Where I live there seems to be a a growing population of rude and vulgar people. And no matter how hard I wish for things to change it is not going to happen.

How to Turn Around A Sinking Conversation - 7 Tips


When a conversation is not working out there is the potential for massive frustration or a breakthrough depending on how you look at it.1.

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08/11/2020 11:42 AM
I Lived In A Cage And It Sucked
I recently bought Glennon Doyle's book "Untamed" and I'm so glad I did. I'm resonating with her stories. She's like my sister from another mister, who like me lived in a cage of expectations to be someone she wasn't in order to fit in with everyone else.
07/10/2020 04:49 PM
Celebrate Good Times, Come On!
Celebrating is good for the old mindset. This article offers from fun ways to do just that, celebrate!
07/02/2020 11:40 AM
To Be an Outstanding Communicator Your Voice Really Matters
"We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us." -Friedrich Nietzsche This is one of the quotes I have on my office "inspiration board," which reminds me every morning to sound my best on teleconferencing calls. We all wish to be "outstanding communicators" who can persuade people of our ideas and our visions of a new strategy.
06/15/2020 02:45 PM
The Differences We Pay Attention To
We have been on a long road as a human race. We should be able to come together by now. This is not the case. What is the difference that you are paying attention to? Is it possible for us to get past what has become an increasing trend in our recent history? It seems as if it can only go one of two ways. We come together and move forward as one humankind... or, we do not.
05/27/2020 09:02 AM
An Everlasting Debate - Which Is Better? Forgiveness or Retribution
This article discusses the topic of an everlasting debate, regarding the importance of forgiveness vs. retribution in man's life. Some people, including religious preachers, prefer forgiveness over the tendency of taking revenge. However, some people feel that retribution to some extent is needed for correcting the mindset of miscreants.
03/28/2020 07:45 PM
What Is Soul Coaching for Purpose?
How can a Soul Coach help me? Why working with a Soul Coach for Purpose - where does this bring me.
03/10/2020 02:46 PM
Coaching Employees in the Workplace for Improved Performance
In today's highly competitive business world, the most important asset of any company is human capital Tens, hundreds or thousands of employees that make up the workforce of a company are the most essential contributors towards profits, growth and success. Improving employee efficiency and performance are therefore major priorities for any company. With this growing need to continually boost employees' productivity, workplace coaching has become very popular among companies. This type of coaching is the best method to empower employees and thus contributing to organizational effectiveness.
02/12/2020 03:32 PM
Why You Should Hire Top Dollar Coaches Online
If you're broken, you should hire a coach. Some people think it's hard to get your life together but it isn't. You just need to hire the right coach to help you put things back where they belong. They sort out your stuff and put the parts back so you can find them. It's better than hiring someone to clean your kitchen. You can find your stuff when you hire a coach. And that's the truth!
02/05/2020 08:45 AM
Wellness Coaching Creating Your Story
We all live stories. Those stories are built on how we live every day. What would happen if you could decide the formula to live your ultimate story? Whatever you think of, you could achieve. This is a well-known path to succeeding at any goal. Because there are no limits on what decisions you make the next part of succeeding at writing your story is choosing what kind of character you want to be. This builds in certain qualities and values that will help guide you on the path you want to live.
01/29/2020 09:56 AM
The Wonderful Benefits of Coaching
VISION - MOTIVATION - FOCUS - CLARITY - ENERGY - SPEED - PRODUCTIVITY - RESULTS - SUCCESS - and more.. What could you do with this?
01/09/2020 06:43 PM
The Deadly Factors of Stress in the Workplace!
Where do you feel stress at work? Does it show up in conversations. Unmet deadlines or a workload that is not achievable? Read about what you can do to manage your stress before it takes a toll on you physically.
01/09/2020 06:41 PM
How Can Leaders Confront Their Blind Spots?
Learn about how to handle blind spots on the job. This can be scary but necessary if you want real growth.
12/16/2019 08:40 AM
The Four Agreements and Why I Take Them Personally
On the surface, the "Four Agreements" seem innocent, perhaps even thoughtful and wise. But then again, I would be a fool if I didn't always want to do my best; I am well aware that assumptions put an "ass" between "u" and "me"; and I have been teaching kids forever about how important "being impeccable with their word" is. As a navigator of life's river, this advice feels obvious. But when I come to "Don't Take Anything Personally," I can't help shaking my head at the simplicity of a journey that navigates on this "personal truth."
11/11/2019 10:37 AM
BYOB (Build Your Own Business)
If becoming a business owner is tugging at your heart there is a reason why. It could be a part of your purpose in life. And it might not be as hard as you think. With the right process and mentoring it is possible.
11/11/2019 10:36 AM
Go From Obstacles to Opportunities
Obstacles will happen, we can't control that. But we can control how we deal with them. Are we going to let them hold us back or push us forward? It's our choice. Obstacles can birth opportunities that can bless your life and the lives of others. Becoming a Certified Life Coach is one way you can transform obstacles into opportunities.
11/01/2019 12:59 PM
How To Get From Where You Are, to Where You Want to Be "Think, Think, Think"
Do you realize how powerful your thoughts are? Do you recognize the fact that your thoughts pre-pave the way to all that you do? In essence, your thoughts are like a magic wand that you wave over any situation. Make sure you are ordering what you want!
10/14/2019 02:06 PM
When "The Cause" Comes With Discomfort
So, how is your career's New Year's Resolution working out? By now, some of us are feeling good about effectively holding true to "the cause" we set out to pursue in the new year - but this is early into the year, I'm guessing most of us are still struggling with the discomfort that comes with the introduction of a significant change in our professional lives. This discomfort can come in many forms - lost time, longing for "the way things used to be," the pain of learning a new process and, of course, the feelings of inadequacy...
10/14/2019 02:05 PM
Getting Your Career Wish List Just Right
'Tis the season to decorate our homes, drink eggnog at Holiday parties, and buy gifts off each other's wish lists. The experience of asking one another what's on a wish list can always be a little awkward - mostly because they are going to turn and ask you the same question! When they do, are you ready to say exactly what it is so that you don't end up with fruitcake?
10/14/2019 02:05 PM
How To Achieve Your Career Resolution
Years ago I was talking with someone who was training to run a marathon. But as he got deeper into training, he found himself continually more worn out - not from the running, but from trying to keep up with all the other things he still had going on in his life! Simply put, there wasn't enough room in his life for his new goal of running a marathon and all the other hobbies, obligations and responsibilities he was already involved in.
10/14/2019 02:05 PM
Can You Hear Me?
Have you ever experienced a moment when you realized that the thing you asked your staff, teammates, or even your children to do yesterday still hasn't been done - even when you gave them very clear instructions? It's easy to point blame, but consider this: it could be they really didn't hear what you thought you communicated. We often don't effectively reach our goals because we fail to take into account how we communicate.
10/14/2019 02:05 PM
Is Change Making Your Career a Three-Ring Circus?
Everyone has a different reaction to unexpected change. Some embrace it. Others deflect it at all costs.
10/14/2019 02:05 PM
To Find Or Be Found? That Is The Question!
The Labor Department announced in June that the average length of unemployment is at an all-time high, the average being 39.7 weeks. Are these just the times we're living in?
10/14/2019 02:04 PM
Your Career Approach - Stop! Drop! And Roll!
I've lost count of how many Career Coaching clients I've worked with who lost their confidence during a job search. It's understandable. When you have been seeking a job for months (and sometimes even years), you're likely to become a victim of self-doubt.
10/14/2019 02:04 PM
Why Should You Hire Me?
It's the point blank question every hiring manager should ask in an interview - and the one that applicants almost never answer correctly. "Why Should I Hire You?" Hiring managers want to know what is unique about you, and they're not afraid to ask.
10/14/2019 02:04 PM
Where Is The "Hidden" Job Market?
Whether you're out of a job or looking to advance your career, you might be tempted to start the search on big career search sites like Monster.com or CareerBuilder.com. But studies have shown that the published market (including the internet) contains only about 20% to 25% of open jobs. But why?
10/14/2019 02:04 PM
How You See Yourself Impacts Networking
We've heard it a million times: "In order to find job opportunities, you have to network!" This message is as true as it is obvious. However, if you ask any given association, organization, support group or hiring manager, you'll probably find that everyone has a different idea of what networking actually means.
09/18/2019 01:35 PM
Be Inspired to Go Higher!
Coaching creates change. It can improve your life and the lives of others. Becoming a Certified Life Coach may be a dream of yours, but it won't manifest until you put that dream into action. What can you bring to the lives of others by stepping into your calling? Probably a lot more than you realize!
08/19/2019 10:01 AM
Empower Others to Stress Less and Live Their Best
Inner peace is a benefit available to all of us but not many people experience it. Why not? Because they have allowed stress to overpower them. If you have a passion to help others stress less and live their best then this article may be beneficial to you.
08/12/2019 09:04 AM
If Your Marketing Isn't Offensive, It Must Be Defensive
Do you deliberately drive away coaching clients? If not, why not? By not offending anyone, you're playing a weak and defensive game, and doing yourself no favours.
08/12/2019 08:59 AM
Declutter Your Thoughts With Brain Science
Are your negative thoughts getting the way of your success? Get on the decluttering bandwagon and apply it to your thinking. Improve your thinking, improve your life.
08/01/2019 07:49 PM
Change The Game
When your life is not going in the direction that you want. Follow these steps to change the game.
07/31/2019 08:03 PM
Become a Wellness Coach and Make a Difference
Becoming a wellness coach can provide you with an opportunity to educate and empower individuals to live the life they deserve to live. Many individuals are not living in holistic harmony and that needs to change. Bring your gifts and passion to the wellness coaching profession and make a difference.
06/24/2019 11:41 AM
Happiness End the Rat Race
End the Rat Race Life, like all wonderful vacations, must come to an end. While some may see this opening line as somewhat of a depressing thought, I hope many will also view it as sobering as well. Life is a temporary thing and very much like a vacation, it does not last forever.
06/11/2019 03:23 PM
The Entrepreneurial Success Plan for Coaches
Coaching is a booming industry but success is not guaranteed. But there are some things you can do to help fail-proof your business. Not doing these things could cost you your business, but doing these things can catapult your coaching success.
05/28/2019 09:22 AM
Ten Steps To Personal Freedom
Life can be frantic at times and we can so easily lose our perspective and end up living inside self imposed prisons of our own making. In this article I explore my top ten ways of finding personal freedom, leading to a stress free life which gives us time to breathe and live life to the full.
05/13/2019 09:59 AM
Leap Into Your Calling As A Coach
Coaching is an amazing career that has space for you! If you feel called to be a coach then it is time for you to take a leap into your purpose. There is an abundance of opportunities waiting for you!
04/24/2019 11:55 AM
Why People Invest in Peak Performance Coaches
Obviously, there are many different things that can spur someone to invest in a Peak Performance coach, but they all boil down to the same basic reason: to get better quicker. If you want to become more efficient, break through a seen or unseen barrier, learn how to communicate more effectively or learn new innovative strategies, they all involve doing what you do better. There is a common misconception that the more we do something the better we will get at doing that activity or vocation, however, the law of diminishing returns enters the picture rather quickly...
03/26/2019 12:27 PM
Joining the Army
The Law of Polarity states that everything has an opposite. For every bad situation there is something of equal or greater good or benefit on its way. After about 7 years into our marriage my husband started having a feeling like there was more, we should be doing in life.
01/30/2019 02:31 PM
What Are the Benefits Of Judiciary Coaching for Students?
Today, students of law are so busy with the theoretical aspect of their studies that they don't think about putting together some practical strategies for success down the road. As time goes by, competition among lawyers go up. Therefore, it's important for law students to get proper judicial coaching so that they are well prepared before you get into the practical phase of their life.
01/17/2019 02:46 PM
The Benefits Of Judiciary Coaching
Nowadays, most lawyers are so busy with their clients that they don't take the time to learn the most effective strategies for their professional success. With the passage of time, it's important for lawyers to reevaluate their strategies to ensure they are updated. We all go through ups and downs in our private and professional life. And lawyers are no exception. When they go through the feelings of dissatisfaction, most of them don't try to change just because they don't have any problem-solving tools. This is where law coaching comes into play. Let's find out why lawyers should opt for a coaching service to hone their skills.
11/06/2018 02:42 PM
How to Magnetically Attract Your Dream Coaching Clients
You can be the best coach in the world but if nobody knows you are there that is a disservice to you and to your potential clients. Knowing how to attract your dream coaching clients is a critical to your success as a coach. Once you know how to magnetically attract your dream coaching clients it can increase your impact and your income.
10/22/2018 02:02 PM
Move In the Moment
Divine opportunities are all around us but we have to move when the divine inspiration is there. If we don't we might miss it. When we are in the divine flow it can increase our purpose and prosperity.
10/16/2018 04:36 PM
3 Keys to Being a Successful Life Coach
Being a successful life coach means that you are excelling personally, professionally, and financially. The life coaching profession is booming and there are some great benefits available. This article will discuss three keys that can inspire and empower you to be a successful life coach.
09/17/2018 10:52 AM
Unleashing Faith In Business
Faith and business are not separate. Your faith is a important factor to your business success. As a entrepreneur things may not always be easy, but faith can give you the power to overcome any challenges, and succeed in a way that "blows your mind!"
09/17/2018 10:51 AM
Your Life Story Matters
You have a powerful story that can transform the lives of others. And your story matters. You might be surprised at how sharing your life story can catapult your success, and make a difference in the lives of others. And never think that your life story doesn't matter, because it does!
07/23/2018 08:08 AM
Formulation of Coaching Themes
The Coaching Programme is based on the purpose of the client's coaching intervention. This is recorded in a form of a coaching theme or topic. We should not coach without any coaching purpose. Once the theme is determined, the coach and the client formulate the coaching goal, and objectives. Whereas the coaching theme is responsive to the challenges and the client's desires, there are some common themes that may even be considered to be special coaching areas. The coach is informed by the context of the area and the client's perspectives. In this article I am addressing such common and generic themes, namely sport personality, community development, life & personality development, youth development, entrepreneurship development, relationship management, celebrity status, diversity management & inclusion, management & leadership, change management & transformation, and executive business.
07/11/2018 09:20 AM
Life Coaching Success - Life Success Planning
Planning to improve your life through coaching is based upon the partnership formed between the coach and the client. No goal is too small or to big for the coaching process. When you tackle a large goal you simply break it down into manageable pieces.
07/11/2018 09:18 AM
Do You Know What a Life Coach Does Exactly?
Many people do not understand what does a life coach does exactly but they have that a life coach can help them. This article focuses on explaining what a life coach actually does to help you reach your goals and obtain the results you want in life.
07/10/2018 10:09 AM
What Life Coaching Is Designed to Achieve
Life coaching is turning into a standard calling presenting abilities that numerous look to get. You might find that more individuals around you are getting instructed or notwithstanding concentrate to end up mentors. Significantly previous Google CEO Eric Schmidt advocates training, saying, "Everyone needs a mentor... each well-known competitor, each celebrated entertainer, has some person who's a mentor... somebody who can enable them to consider themselves to be others sees them."
06/30/2018 08:16 PM
Honour Your NO!
More and more I am discovering that we feel we can control others and we are giving our power away. We are justifying why we say NO, because we want approval, acceptance or feel the need to apologize, instead of honouring our NO!


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