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When cynicism holds us back…

When cynicism holds us back…

Cynicism has its merits, but a permanent ‘glass half empty’ outlook can be self-fulfilling. I had a client who came in looking for help getting ahead in her business. But her attitude about everything we discussed was so cynical, I could see right away it was blocking...

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What is responsibility?

When you think about taking on a new responsibility, don’t leave yourself out of the equation. When I was a child, I loved doing the same thing other kids love to do… Run around the playground, do wild and crazy things with my friends, laugh and shout, play all sorts...

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What does it mean to be a woman at work today?

In today's workforce, women make up 46% of the entry-level group — but only a handful (if any) make it to the C-Suite. When I started working in the 80s, the women's movement was still very much alive. Gloria Steinem was my model. I remember reading every word of her...

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Taking the right action, at the right time

Making strategic decisions about which activities to engage in can make the difference between productive work and the “illusion of work.” Taking the right action. Or the next action. Or simply being in action… Is there a difference? If so, what IS the difference? As...

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Manifesting Romance for 2018

What does Valentine’s Day mean to a single woman with adult children? It’s a wake up call to get my butt (haha, pun intended) into high gear. Time to dust off the cocktail dress and gather my pals for a singles night out. The tip is Talk to Strangers. Who will I meet...

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Goal setting Goal Getting

Have you been sticking to your 2018 goals? This is an easy question to answer in January when most of us are still on track, still hopeful, still geared up for this to be THE year to make it all happen, just as planned at the end of 2017. Will this still be the...

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2017: A Year of Fulfillment

The above symbol, lu, represents a stylisation of the lu character (禄), meaning "prosperity", "generativity", "stability", "firmness" As I settle comfortably into 2018, looking back with gratitude over the past year is a way to feel completion and start my new year...

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