Chalk Talk: A Powerful Tool for Dialogue

Dr. Lynn K. Jones, Certified Personal and Executive Coach experiences first hand how Chalk Talk a silent activity using a whiteboard create a powerful learning experience. Dr. Lynn K. Jones is using this tool virtually or on-site with teams who want to facilitate a dialog.

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Appreciating Chihuly in Dallas

  “There is no use trying,” said Alice; “one can’t believe impossible things.” “I dare say you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ~ Lewis Carroll

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Use Passion to Fuel Your Next Act

“Passion is the first and most essential ingredient for planning and beginning a business or for starting and completing any worthwhile project.”  ~ Martha Stewart  

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Reinvent Yourself at Any Age

“People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out. “  ~ Warren G. Bennis  

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You Can Bounce Back from Failure and Achieve New Heights!

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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10 Success Strategies for Managers

Barbara Kline, Serial Entrepreneur and CEO/Founder of the Breakthru Center for entrepreneurs interviewed me on her radio show about the 10 Success Strategies for Managers. The 10 Success Strategies for Managers that we discuss in the interview are:

Zip Your Lips
Give It Away
Meet, Meet, Meet
Ask, Don’t Tell
Don’t Let ‘Em Push Your Buttons
Love ‘Em or They’ll Leave Ya
Context is King
Attitude of Gratitude
Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time
Take a Break Today and Do More With Less

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How to Set Goals for the New Year that Will Work!

How to Set Goals for the New Year that Will Work!

If you are like most people (including me) setting New Year’s goals seems like a good idea, but usually is a dismal failure. If you want to be successful this year, try using some wisdom from Appreciative Inquiry.

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