Hey there! I wanted to pop on to wish you a Happy New Year! Now, you might be thinking, “Uh Deb, you’re a week late!” But here’s the thing… You didn’t need a video or a post from me on January 1st to motivate you to take action on whatever “New Years Resolution” you set for yourself. I’m guessing that you got out of bed last Tuesday loaded with all the motivation and resolve you needed to start down the path of achieving whatever goal you were aiming at. You were excited! And that excitement is usually enough to drown out […]Read More
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When we embark upon a self-development journey and desire to achieve some big goal, I think most people understand that they’re not going to sit in their living room with their eyes closed chanting “BMW… BMW… BMW…” and open their eyes to find a brand new, shiny BMW sitting there. That’s not how it works. However, I think there are a lot of people who think the process will be a lot quicker and a lot easier than it often is – especially when we are talking about great big, UNREALOGICAL goals. On the contrary, my personal experience and that of […]Read More
I read a fantastic essay by Susan Raines-Bridges called “The Miracle of the Crab Pot” that really speaks to the power of conditioning as it relates to you and those who are closest to you. It uses the metaphor of the way crabs behave when they are caught at sea by crab fishermen. When these fisherman head out to sea, they cast out these big nets and bring in great quantities of crabs onto the fishing boat where they are placed in great big holding pots. The instinct of most of the crabs is to make a pile in the […]Read More
You’ve heard the old adage that hindsight is 20/20, right? Well, what if I could show you a technique that would give you 20/20 FORESIGHT? How much would that technique be worth to you? How much aggravation would it save you? Well, you’ve come to the right place! But before I tell you about this magical technique, let’s talk for a minute about decision making. Are you good at making decisions? Most people aren’t; in fact, if you are like 97% of people out there you probably HATE making decisions and were never really taught HOW to make them. Decision […]Read More
I get asked one question more than any other – it doesn’t matter if I’m working with an individual coaching client, a corporate team, or giving a keynote presentation at a conference, I am inevitably asked some version of the following question: “I feel so frazzled. How can I do a better job of achieving ‘balance’ in my life?” These people have goals for their lives and they are working hard to achieve them, but they feel like they are shortchanging other areas of their lives and are striving for more “balance.” Here is my answer to the balance question… […]Read More