Helping You Reach New Heights

Martin Seligman in his new book Flourish says, “Human beings, ineluctably, want meaning and purpose in life.” The Meaningful Life, according to Seligman, involves “belonging to and serving something that you believe is bigger than yourself.”

In my coaching practice I promise to “help you to reach new heights.” By this I mean, new heights in your career and your personal life. It is my belief that reaching new heights involves achieving what Seligman describes as a “Meaningful Life.” When people understand their purpose in life, they are able to align their values with their efforts at work and at home, which allows them to make contributions that are important, or as Seligman says, to things that are “bigger than yourself.”

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Stop Beating Yourself Up!

New research reveals that people who have what’s called self-compassion, who don’t berate themselves for perceived failures like being overweight or not exercising, may suffer less depression and anxiety, tend to be happier and more successful in meeting life goals.

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You are Who You Are: There’s No Comparison!

Part of my work, when coaching teams and organizations, involves nurturing that which resides within each individual person and making that work to its fullest potential rather than striving to gain qualities we do not currently possess.

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Borrowing Brain Power Can Broaden Perspective

How much of others skill sets we can integrate into project dynamics determine the magnitude of how much you can leverage the existing brain power! Using the special skills all members of a team or company make projects collaborative and fortify them with various perspectives and angles of intelligence. The opportunity to fail decreases as team oriented thinking increases.

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Don’t Worry – Look Ahead to Great Things!

Have you ever been accused of worrying too much? Worrying is an action that is easily accessible and is quite quickly put into action by many common occurrences which take place in our daily lives. Along with the fact that it’s unhealthy, it is also quite unproductive. We’ll notice if we look at the difference of those mental actions: the pro-activity in creating change is the demonstrable characteristic and the other function: worrying, is a visible restriction to figuring out how to creatively assess that which we worry about.

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What We Do Today is What Creates Tomorrow.

The idea is that all dreams and goals can be achieved, maybe not today, but that today matters significantly in the future victories in our lives. What we actively involve ourselves in currently will literally create the accomplishment and success of our wildest dreams—so long as today, TODAY, we make active strides towards these long-term goals.

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Appreciation and Happiness Begin With “Thank You”

A simple “Thank You” makes you happier, healthier and makes your organization run better, too. Being appreciative and cultivating gratitude is something that you should be working on year-round not just during the holidays. Make a commitment that being appreciative and cultivating gratitude will be an ongoing activity for you and your organization.

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Day 14 Goods for a Cause: Patagonia

In my work as a social worker and a business coach I support leaders to run organizations that make a difference in the world. In this season of giving, you can support one of the leaders to run organizations that make a difference in the world. In this season of giving, you can support one of the featured organizations in its effort to do good works. In this post the organization Heifer Patagonia is featured.

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