How to effectively use these 15 self-awareness strategies

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I just finished processing (note, I didn’t say reading, more on that later)  Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and found it absolutely fascinating.   Some of the gems: “EQ is so critical to success that it accounts for 58% of performance in all types of jobs.  It’s the single biggest predictor of performance …

Are you doing more harm than good by enabling?

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Enabling is taking the easy route.  By age five, kids should tie their own shoes, but teaching them is hard. Why is that? How do you teach something you’ve done thousands of times that is such an essential life skill?  Tying shoes requires dexterity and skill that may …

How to effectively use the five-second rule to win!

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  I‘m pretty sure we’ve all used the five-second rule as it pertains to cookies falling on the kitchen floor. I know I have. But that’s not the five-second rule I’m talking about.  I’m talking about the five-second rule, Mel Robbins style. Here’s the premise: First: “The moment you have …

I really don’t like New Year’s Resolutions!

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  Frankly, I’m not a fan of New Year’s “resolutions.” The thought of taking one day to analyze my life and see what I’ve been doing right or wrong and change it seems strange. Don’t we do that constantly? I frequently study what’s working, what makes me feel …

Why you should use your learning style to choose your planner.

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I’ve heard from a lot of you that 2020 can’t be gone soon enough. Well, 2021 is almost here, and if you haven’t already done so, it’s time to get your 2021 planner in play.  If you have a favorite planner, cool. If you struggle with deciding on …

Are you living on Kairos time?

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I’m curious . . . . Are there times when you don’t have a clue what time it is? Or how you spent the last two hours? And then there’s the “what day is it?” feeling. The Greeks had two ways of defining time: Chronos and Kairos. Personally, …

Are you doing the same thing over and over? Stop!

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Most of us have heard the phrase “Lather. Rinse. Repeat.” Meaning we do the same thing, the same way, over and over and over, generally with the same results. I don’t know about you but during this time of “Stay Home. Stay Safe.” I’ve found myself in the …

Are you creating productivity or producing?

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Productivity vs. producing. Is there a difference? Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services.  Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  I recently completed a six-week course on productivity. One of the first …

How to Incorporate Structured Flexibility in Times of Change

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  Sometimes what worked last year, last month, last week, or even yesterday doesn’t work anymore. Our former structures, routines, and habits have to change along with change in the situation. However, when we rely on structure to keep us moving, losing that structure can result in lost …

When Extroverts and Introverts Need to Share Space

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With this change in circumstances, many of us may be challenged with the close quarters we are now sharing.  One of the ways I’m hearing (and personally seeing) a challenge arises from this new dynamic is when Extroverts and Introverts are suddenly thrust together 24/7. In addition to …