Category: Self-Awareness, Development, and Care

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Childhood: The Root of the Stories We Tell Ourselves

*trigger warning – aggressive relationship experiences I can see their anger building.  I know the explosion is coming.  My heart races.  My brain goes into autopilot.  I can stop this.  I must stop this.  I tried to walk on eggshells.  To keep the peace.  It didn’t work.  I’m so used to being here.  I react…
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Why Are We Stuck?

Why are we stuck doing things that aren’t a good investment of our time and energy? In a recent post, I noted that if you’re like many leaders, you’re spending a lot of your time, energy, and money in three main areas that are holding you back from doing your best to lead people and achieve…
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Thoughts Feelings Behaviour and Results are all connected

Thinking It Through

Our thoughts, feelings, behaviour, and results are all connected. Every result we get comes from the “story we tell ourselves,” which means we can often change our outcomes by changing our thinking. Here’s an example: Issue: The Purchasing Manager is not doing their job well.  They’ve missed deadlines and made errors.  They take long lunch…
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