What do you want your personal brand to say about you?

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I am passionate about learning. This passion generally leads me to immerse myself in ADHD, brain-related, and business-related education. (I also read fiction, but for a totally different reason.) Podcasts are an easy way for me to consume information. It’s easy to queue up a podcast and listen in …

I have many regrets and you should too. Learn how we can use regrets to move forward.

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Many people wear the “No Regrets” mantra as a badge of honor. But, frankly, if we don’t have regrets, we may not have been paying attention to past actions. I have many regrets that I continue to use as learning opportunities. So I will share one here. Hopefully, …

“Why is it so impossible to make progress on my to-do list?”

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To-do lists can be the key to productivity, but only if they are believable and achievable. Trying to be productive working from a brain dump of everything we want to get done is NOT believable, and it’s generally NOT achievable. I hear this frequently when working with clients …

Looking for a productivity boost? Set your environment up for success.

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The phrase “environment wins every time” comes up frequently in my coaching appointments.  Although we’d like to believe that willpower is enough for us to make progress on our goals, it may not be enough.  Here are phrases I hear regularly: “I only want to spend 15 minutes …

Auto-pilot or traffic assistance? How do you get where you want to go?

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I’m the first to admit that I’m geographically challenged. Put me in a strange, or even familiar, city and challenge me to get from here to there and I may not have a clue whether to go East or West.  My husband, on the other hand, inherently knows …

We say we want to change, but do we? Maybe we have an Immunity to Change.

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Change is hard. Change requires us to think differently. Change requires vulnerability. Change requires taking action. Change involves risk. Here is one of my favorite quotes from the book Immunity to Change: “Today, organizations need not only an unprecedently higher level of knowledge and skill among all those who …

Harriet Lerner: The Nine Ingredients of a Good Apology

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“If only our passion to understand others were as great as our passion to be understood.  Were this so, all our apologies would be truly meaningful and healing.” — Harriet Lerner Most of us have been spending a great deal of time together. We are communicating differently than …

How to use Planning, Time, Task, and Energy Management for Success

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Below is a typical conversation, especially with a new client that is learning how to utilize all the components of time management to create the success they are looking for. Client: “It’s strange. I had a really unproductive day on Monday, but a really productive day yesterday.” Cindy: …

Do you treat yourself as a Prosecuting or a Defense Attorney?

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Does this scenario sound familiar?  You make a mistake. It may be small or large, but it really doesn’t matter. You, figuratively, beat yourself up. You hear yourself saying, “You idiot! You are never going to amount to anything!” Head’s up, your inner Prosecuting Attorney has arrived. A Prosecuting …

Do you procrastinate? The reasons and solutions may surprise you.

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I think there’s a little procrastinator in all of us. I knew that procrastination wasn’t only about “not wanting to do the thing when I was supposed to do it.” Procrastination, Why You Do It, and What to Do About it NOW  offered many different perspectives. The main thing that …