Category: Work/Life Balance

How to Simplify Your Life to Achieve Better Balance

June 7, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

If you want better balance in your life, simplify. If you simplify your life, you can more easily prioritize what’s important to you and be present while you are doing it. Simplifying your life doesn’t getting rid of everything. It means getting rid of everything that is a physical, mental or spiritual that is an […]

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How to Successfully Navigate a Transition

May 24, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Your life is one continuous series of transitions. Some of the transitions are more obvious than others: getting married, becoming a parent, changing employers, changing careers, selling a business, loss of a loved one, becoming an empty-nester, entering retirement from your career, just to name a few. How you have, and how you will, handle […]

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How Much is Enough?

May 10, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

In the face of a rude person or a loud kid or a disruptive employee, have you ever turned with intensity and said, “Enough!” When you have become excessively clingy, competitive, busy or accumulating, have you ever barked that word to yourself? What will it take for you to tell yourself, “Enough, already”? How much […]

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Why You Fear Change

May 3, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Unhappiness if a great motivator for change. Yet change can be risky, frightening and difficult, ‘else more people would do it more often. The first step to successfully making change is noticing your fear and resistance. The second step is understanding your fear. Managing your fear of change What we deem “acceptable” behavior is what […]

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What You Believe Defines You

April 26, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Your experiences shape your world view, how you perceive yourself and others. And, paradoxically, your perceptions and beliefs are the basis for your experiences, leading you to take action that you hope will benefit you in some way. To make things even more interesting, there are times when positive beliefs, and the actions you take […]

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The Four Ingredients of Personal Fulfillment

April 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Having achieved a certain level of success, however you may define it, the path to real fulfillment can be a challenge – a sometimes frightening challenge. You may fear that there’s a risk that if you pursue fulfillment, you will have to give up success. At some level, you may be wondering if the move […]

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Do You Need an Executive Coach?

April 12, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

If you possess the skills, knowledge, capacity, and experience to make it to a senior executive level, why would you need an executive coach? Most executives may need coaching because their elevation to the upper tier of the work force is based on their past, while staying there will be based on what they accomplish […]

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Why You Don’t Want to be Fulfilled

March 29, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Feeling fulfilled, achieving peace of mind and satisfaction with life, stems from the achievement of four universal needs that are at the core of what it means to be human: acceptance, connection, purpose, and service. Behind everything you think, every emotion you feel, and every action you take is your desire to meet one or […]

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How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

March 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

With a nod to contributing author Lori Hollander, LCSW-C, BCD, at, I offer this outline on how to engage in healthy conflict. While the piece is devoted to personal relationships between partners, the model also works well for business relationships. A model for healthy conflict in relationships With couples, several outcomes result when two […]

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How to Change – And Make It Last

March 1, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

We’re well into the New Year and, by now, 4 out of 5 New Year’s resolutions are already starting to go by the wayside. That’s right, the research is clear that some 80% of people fail to follow through on their resolutions every year – within the first 30 days. While fully half of the […]

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