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Now Is An Excellent Time: The One Tool You Need During Turbulent Times

March 11, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. -Jiddu Krishnamurti What’s your deepest fear? Losing all your money, the loss of a family member, disability, death? Everyone is one phone call or breaking news message away from dropping into fight, flight or freeze mode. Yes, fear is a motivator and it’s vital to keeping us safe. Yet chronic fear or anxiety results in energy being trapped in our first couple of chakras (energy centers of our body), causing us to cease being fully resourceful, creative and able to see the big picture. Fear is Calling, Answer the Phone The early stage of a potential pandemic is an excellent time to test […]

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You’re Safer and Freer Than You Think

December 15, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

Ninety-two. That’s the number of people who die every day in the US from a gun—accidents, murder, suicide. That means 2,000 people died in the US from a gun in just three weeks following the Paris terror attacks. That statistic has remained pretty steady over the past 25 years. In fact, non-accidental deaths by guns have declined since the nineties. The other gun-death statistic that has stayed the same for 25 years is the number of people killed in mass shootings (defined as 4+ deaths). For most people living in the US, the odds of dying from a gun are the same as that of dying in a car accident.* Somehow all these facts don’t relieve my fear and sadness. […]

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The Successful Person’s Greatest Fear

May 31, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

“I could have been a contender. I could have been somebody.” ~ Terry (Marlon Brando) in On the Waterfront Fear is a natural part of life. It’s a powerful motivator for leaders and entrepreneurs. Each of us chooses to believe that fear is either an ally or something to avoid or deny. Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the willingness to move forward in the face of fear. Yet, in spite of its power, fear gets buried beneath life’s distracting and numbing activities. Every parent fears the loss of a child. Many fear their own death, especially those who deny this fear. High-performers in business who are under forty say that business/career/financial failure is one of their […]

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