Nourish Yourself with a Mindful Nudge

“Mindfulness is . . . the miracle which can call back in a flash our dispersed mind and restore it to wholeness so that we can live each minute of life.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh Imagine a full day at the office, and between meetings, you realize you are thirsty. You divert past the vending…

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11 Motivational Quotes to Fuel Intentions

Continuing to develop ourselves as leaders, parents, colleagues, etc. requires finding a sustainable way to take action, even when our To-Do list seems to self-replicate each time we look away. We can take action in small ways that have a big impact. If you are a leader who is ready to take action on things…

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Moving in the Right Direction: The Power of a Positive Nudge

For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. – William Shakespeare, Hamlet   Shoulds. We have all fallen victim to the power of “shoulds.” We say it all the time. “I should eat better.” “I should work out more.” “I should be saving more money.” “I should be spending time…

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Running Across the 2018 Finish Line

Ahh, December, the final month of the year that calls us to hurry up and finish strong, while at the same time, it beckons us to slow down and savor the season. This time of year brings a lot of competing commitments that can become a source of inspiration or a source of stress. The…

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Strategy Isn’t Just for Warriors and Executives

September is my New Year. The end of hot summer days, the relief of cooler weather, the beginning of a new school year, the refreshing of routines and improving of the systems that make our day-to-day more manageable. I “spring clean” in September, donating clothes that no longer fit my children and books I’ve outgrown;…

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Happy New Year!

The New Year, which is really just another day or number, traditionally conjures up the fresh blank page, the new possibilities, the opening for untrodden paths and new directions.  And resolutions. I don’t know about you, but resolutions give me a visceral lurch.  When I think of resolutions, I think about something immovable, something set…

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