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Salma Hayek Pinault: “I’m very hard on myself . . . “

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I recently listened to Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations podcast with Salma Hayek Pinault.  Although the podcast was titled “More to Say About Harvey Weinstein,” I found the podcast had next to nothing to do with Mr. Weinstein but more about kindness, not only for others but for ourselves. During …

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What’s your gap?

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

When I start working with clients I ask them to describe two visions: Where are you right now? Where do you want to be? With those two questions clearly understood, we can start the process of change that moves someone from where they are now, to where they …

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Taxes stressing you out?

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“Yikes! I’m not even close to getting my taxes done and so stressed out about it!” Not surprisingly, this time of year creates a lot of stress and anxiety for people . . . . especially for those that may have some procrastination, organization and motivation challenges. Generally …

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“If only . . .” = Change

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“He says he doesn’t care about being fashionable, if only he dressed more like Michael.” “She is really good at her job, if only she wanted to stay home with the kids like my mom did.” “I know life will be perfect if only I could only lose …

Important vs Urgent

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I feel fortunate and blessed to have created a work-style and life-style that supports a flexible schedule, but the past couple of months have been a whirlwind of guests and travel that has my head spinning . . . and my “to do” list expanding by the day. …

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What’s your story?

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I just finished Brene’ Brown’s Rising Strong.  In the book, she encourages her readers to think about “the story I’m making up” and explore other perspectives.  What does she mean by that? Read the story about the total disconnect she had with her husband while taking a swim …

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Labels: Helpful or Harmful?

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

I recently read a great book called “The Organizing Sourcebook” by Kathy Waddill.  As an organizer, the entire book fascinated me, but Chapter #5 drilled home the point on how labeling can give us direction, but it can also hold us back. Even before reading the book I …

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Me Time

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“Rest and self-care are so important.  When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow.  You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”                   — Eleanor Brownn My husband and I just returned from a week’s vacation.  Not …

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Tough Conversations

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I needed to have what I perceived to be a tough conversation with a health care provider recently.  I wanted a specific course of treatment that I wasn’t sure she was going to be in favor of.  I did the research to support my request, but still worried …

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Are you stuck on your “get organized” resolution?

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Historically, “get organized” is in the top ten New Year’s Resolutions.  I’m not a big believer in resolutions, but I’m a big believer in goals.  And I think getting organized is a fantastic goal. As you might imagine, I get a lot of calls this time of year.  …