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How to Increase Your Influence Over Your Life’s Direction

September 30, 2014
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When life gets busy or unsatisfactory, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about how to make things better. One simple tool that I like to use in these circumstances is to ask myself two easy questions. 1) What’s one thing that I can subtract from my life right now? 2) What’s one thing that […]

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3 Smart Workweek Hacks

September 23, 2014
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This post was originally published on the Huffington Post on 9/18/14. Monday morning. It starts with wanting to stay in bed, moves to a flurry of rushing around, and comes to a head when you hit that 3 p.m. slump. It’s no wonder you’re already counting the number of days until the weekend. But your […]

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Who Are You Taking Care Of?

September 16, 2014
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One area that I’ve been paying particular attention to recently is self-care. The more I’ve thought about this area, the more I’ve noticed there are actually three ‘selves’ we can be taking care of as adults (in addition to our responsibilities to others). 1) The first self is the ‘in the moment’ self. Taking care […]

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Are You Forgetting About This in the Midst of Your Planning?

September 9, 2014
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I’m a big fan of taking time out to step back and consider what you want from your career. Doing so allows you to make conscious choices. It helps you to recalibrate based on what’s most important to you. And it can reinvigorate your life. But, there’s one important area you don’t want to forget […]

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How to Handle the Sunday Slump

September 2, 2014
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Friday evening: Victory! You’ve made it to another weekend. Saturday: Time to relax, have fun, or spend time with loved ones. Sunday morning: Sleep in. Run some errands. Sunday evening: There’s a sense that the weekend is passing too quickly. Your mind turns to how you’ll survive another week. Dread creeps in. The last scraps […]

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