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The World Can Live Without You

Wed,

06

Sep,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

When is the last time you completely unplugged?   I mean turned off the email and stopped answering the phone?  Did you turn off the TV, including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon too?It can be difficult carving out time for the BIG ah-has in life – the writing of the book, the launching of a business, […]

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Is Confirmation Bias Keeping You Stuck?

Tue,

15

Aug,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

Two weeks ago I was leading a webinar for a global affinity group about building your leadership brand.  With almost 1,000 leaders in attendance, the questions throughout the session were insightful and thought provoking.  During a brief segment about the importance of energizing your digital brand, I encouraged them to spend five minutes every Friday […]

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Change your words, change your world

Mon,

03

Jul,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

I remember the day I first saw a simple video about a blind man begging for money.  I was one of the teachers for a week long course for fifty leaders from a national retail chain based in Rhode Island.  Thomas, one of the corporate leaders, stood up and shared that for much of his […]

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What America’s Got Talent can teach us about the power of perspective

Mon,

03

Jul,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

I confess.  I am a sucker for inspirational stories about ordinary people who touch the lives of others.  Recently a video from America’s Got Talent went viral. It spotlighted Mandy Harvey, a deaf women who could sing beautifully.  It was viewed over 16 million times! She offers three leadership lessons for us all – She […]

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What message does your walk send out?

Mon,

03

Jul,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

Perhaps you are reading this blog post as you dash to the next meeting, catch the next flight or right before you present before the next group.  Feel breathless? Is your heart beating a little fast?  Do you find you are walking quickly by others with little time to say hello?Leaders often underestimate the impact […]

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Do to-do lists EVER end?

Mon,

03

Jul,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

Perhaps you were like me back in your 20’s & 30’s practically killing yourself trying to complete the to-do list. Did you even believe it you tried hard enough, worked enough hours, and invested my blood, sweat and tears, it would happen.  Did you once believe there would be a day when you would have […]

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You Have the Freedom to Choose – What Will Your Legacy Be?

Mon,

03

Jul,

2017

  • Author:

    Michelle

As we celebrate freedom this week, let us pause for a moment and think about the legacy we are building with our lives. So many leaders find themselves exhausted at the end of the day. They’ve been running on the corporate treadmill, facing endless emails and countless meetings and wondering if all the extra effort […]

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I don’t feel like I’m fulfilling my potential to be of value to this world.

Fri,

02

Jun,

2017

  • Author:

    Huw

H ave you ever found yourself anxiously thinking about your present situation in life, wondering if, at the end of your life, you’ll regret the actions that you took (or didn’t take)? You might feel like you don’t have an important purpose in your current position at work, or you may even feel like you […]

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Should I even stay in an organization that doesn’t value me ?

Fri,

02

Jun,

2017

  • Author:

    Huw

W e all know what it feels like to feel under appreciated in a work or team environment. You manage projects, balance schedules, stay late, get work done during non-work hours, be flexible, do favors for colleagues and yet– you don’t seem to receive the recognition you deserve for the work that you do. Is […]

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How to improve your circumstances

Fri,

02

Jun,

2017

  • Author:

    Huw

L ife can be so chaotic at times! We all just have so much going on! Between our jobs, our families, errands, events, and keeping up with our friends, it almost seems like you can barely catch your breath. So when you think about wanting to improve your qualifications or personal brand in order to […]

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