1.||Be Responsible To - But Not For|
Many people are confused with the concept of responsibility. Many of us have confused the concept and believe we can be responsible for the actions, behaviors and thoughts of others. Not possible! You can be responsible to others, but you cannot be responsible for them.
[Added: 27 Oct 2006 Hits: 406 Words: 360]
2.||You Can't Change Your Life Today|
I find it amusing how many people, programs, and books are out there today that promise to change your life in a second, a minute or as long as a day. Although intriguing as it may sound, changing your life isn't ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2006 Hits: 362 Words: 592]
3.||Stop the Negative Fantasy|
Worry is one of those things that will pull you down and stop you in your tracks quicker than most anything else. Most things you worry about don't happen, but that doesn't seem to stop anyone from spending time and energy ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2006 Hits: 372 Words: 395]
4.||What I Learned from Buddy|
Adopting a fur child (dog) after the death of Muffassa, my first and most beloved fur child was not my idea. My husband, however, thought getting a companion for Surrobbie, our female Yorkie, was a good idea. We decided to adopt ...
[Added: 16 Sep 2006 Hits: 784 Words: 547]
5.||Nothing Is Ever 'Off The Record'|
When sharing information off the record know that nothing is off the record. If you tell someone anything understand that the chances that they will tell someone else is good. There are few situations where you are actually off the record, and even in ...
[Added: 16 Sep 2006 Hits: 622 Words: 526]
At one time or another we have all let fear get in our way of asking for what we want. It might have been the fear of looking foolish, the fear of rejection, or simply the fear of being told no. ...
[Added: 16 Sep 2006 Hits: 644 Words: 507]
7.||Start With A Baseline|
Making changes in your life is great and it is the way we grow and develop as people. Change is a constant process and part of being human. When you embark on changing anything in your life you have to start from where you are. Until you ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2006 Hits: 658 Words: 457]
8.||Burn the Ships|
One of the keys to reaching your goals is to eliminate any escape routes. It is tempting to retreat to safety and comfort when challenges and difficulties arise. To avoid turning around and abandoning your goals, you must make going forward more compelling then going ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2006 Hits: 598 Words: 510]
9.||Make Procrastination Work for You|
Everyone, to some degree, procrastinates. We all put off things that we don't want to do. That doesn't mean we do nothing. Au contraire! Most procrastinators get plenty done; it just isn't what is most important or urgent. Procrastination is the art of doing something else when there are ...
[Added: 17 May 2006 Hits: 258 Words: 434]
10.||Don't argue - Ask questions|
As the saying goes "It takes two to tango." Well, it also takes two to argue. It is impossible to have an argument with someone if they don't participate. If your goal is to reach ...
[Added: 17 May 2006 Hits: 308 Words: 560]
11.||Don't Quash Exuberance|
As children we are born exuberant. We don't mind letting everyone know when we are excited. We squeal, laugh and shout out our exuberance for all to hear. Unfortunately, we are told by adults to be quite and calm down. ...
[Added: 17 May 2006 Hits: 306 Words: 343]
12.||Allow Time For Germination|
There is a concept in coaching called seed planting. It means that it takes time for new ideas and suggestions to be embraced. There are clients that take hold of a new idea and run with it, some take ...
[Added: 01 May 2006 Hits: 264 Words: 464]
Any time we start something new it is exciting and we are very motivated and committed. As time goes by, however, the burst of enthusiasm can wane as the reality of how much work is going to be involved kicks in. When you find yourself slacking a ...
[Added: 01 May 2006 Hits: 299 Words: 343]
14.||Change Is Wonderful And It Can Be Frustrating|
Change is a wonderful thing and can bring a lot of great things with it. However, the process of change can be challenging and frustrating. If given a choice, I think most people would be happy with change if they could forgo ...
[Added: 14 Mar 2006 Hits: 288 Words: 473]
15.||If You Can't Do A Lot, Do A Little|
When it comes to making a difference, many people think they have to do a lot to make a difference. My experience tells me that that isn't true. A little can mean a lot and make a big difference even if it is just in the life of ...
[Added: 14 Mar 2006 Hits: 258 Words: 477]