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Show Up. Tune In. Pay Attention.

Everything we need to be successful in the next moment of life comes from what we learn from this moment. So, the more conscious, mindful, attentive and intentional we are to watching and learning from our world, the more we see opportunities and possibilities that allow us to soar. It’s the same for work or life. Information … Continue reading

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Ask Great Questions

Here is a great question to use with anyone you meet or connect with, “What the best thing that has happened to you today?” This is a powerful playful question the appreciative inquiry expert Robyn Stratton-Berkessel shares in her TEDx Navesink talk. By asking this positivity-based question, several very important things happen: We connect and engage another. The mere … Continue reading

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Membership In The Oops Club

Things happen. You make mistakes. Me too. “Success is not forever and failure isn’t fatal,” says Don Shula. Perfection isn’t in our makeup – that’s okay. We all are members in the Oops Club. When we talk about greatness, many people think this means that things must be perfect – things must work out as … Continue reading

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Live Today But Have A View of Your Future

This post is from Kate Forte, a senior at AZ State University, majoring in Tourism Development Management. It was a big deal when my parents allowed me to go to school at Arizona State from Massachusetts.  Not only was it 3,000 miles from home, but this school had a reputation that scared my parents to … Continue reading

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Every Breath You Take – A Valentine’s Message

We celebrate Valentine’s Day this week. It is a great idea to celebrate love. After all, what we all want in life is to be happy, to love and to be loved. I know celebrations like Valentine’s Day are not really about a day’s celebration – rather they are a reminder that we should celebrate life’s … Continue reading

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Taught By Our Emotions

“Emotions give our lives meaning and reason, and the unpleasant ones serve us by hinting at how we can get back on track with life’s truths.” – Mike Dooley Think about a time you were so happy the only reaction was to scream for joy. Think about a time when you were so upset you … Continue reading

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Life’s Too Big To Play Small

I was traveling this week – two trips. Airports are wonderful places to people watch. Sometimes, all I see is the frenetic running in all directions. But today was different. Something big was going on. Let me tell you what I mean. At virtually every turn I met, saw or spoke with someone who was … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Celebrate Today!

There is something hardwired in us (or learned) that seems to focus on what is missing instead of what is present – I call it our inner cynic. I know so many people who can look at rosebush and see more thorns than flowers; those who see a great pasta dish and obsess about carbs instead … Continue reading

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