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Pet Peeves – What They Might Say About You

Pet Peeves – What They Might Say About You

One day I was at the grocery store in the section that features pastries you buy in small quantities. I noticed a woman getting a box of small cookies and for every two that went in the container for checkout, another one went into her mouth. While I’m sure that...

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Differing Pathways – Achieving a Goal

Differing Pathways – Achieving a Goal

There are many different pathways to achieve a goal. Some people believe all that is needed is to create a vision, define a strategy, identify actions and take steps forward. While there might be obstacles, they can be addressed as they appear. My experience is that...

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Differing Pathways – Aligning with your Passion

Differing Pathways – Aligning with your Passion

As a manager and coach, I have been fascinated when looking at the career paths people have chosen. I have heard stories of people who knew from the age of 3 what they wanted to be – firefighter, doctor, or engineer – and they stay with that for their entire career. I...

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Two Ends of The Spectrum – Illusion or Reality?

Two Ends of The Spectrum – Illusion or Reality?

I recently took a picture of an outdoor scene and as I looked at it in my phone gallery, I noticed that it did not look “real”; it looked like an optical illusion with no fancy editing on my part. Then I saw a share on LinkedIn regarding the “Iceberg Illusion” which...

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Dangling Threads – People Dumping

Dangling Threads – People Dumping

During a class I attended recently, we were having a break time conversation that came around to the topic of what to do when a long-term relationship suddenly ends without any closure. Of course there are reasons such as death which preclude any type of closure....

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Parallels – Team and Individual Goals

Parallels – Team and Individual Goals

All of the corporate roles I’ve had involved teams - hundreds of them. There were teams driving process improvement, facilitating mergers and acquisitions, and overseeing the development of products and services, among others. Whether it was leading them, facilitating...

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Perspective – It Can Be All in How You See It

Perspective – It Can Be All in How You See It

The lens or filter of perspective has implications for how we receive and interpret the behaviors of others and receive the world around us. Perspective changes with new life experiences, when we take on different roles, and can call on us to be flexible when “looking...

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Perspective – Can You or Can’t You

Perspective – Can You or Can’t You

Many of us have seen the quote from Henry Ford - “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.” In speaking with several people recently, I’ve been struck by the influence of their can or cannot perspective and how it reinforces the point of this...

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Lesson From My Garden – Cultivating a Vision

Lesson From My Garden – Cultivating a Vision

In looking out at my garden one day, I realized how a vision I had several years ago had become a reality. I always loved the striking blue blossoms of certain hydrangeas but never had planted one.  For some reason, the idea stuck in my mind, so I decided to visit the...

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