30 Minutes to Get Out of Comfort Zone
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30 Minutes to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

There are definitive correlations between doing something different and taking potential risks, and finding more success. Have you counted the number of times you have gone outside of your comfort zone — each day or week? Once, twice or maybe even more? Eliminate the fear of discomfort   If you step outside of your comfort […]

Jamila Payne Daily Success Routine
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Daily Success Routine with CEO Jamila Payne

Today, we’re talking to business leader Jamila Payne of Ideas Action Design and creator of the Daily Success Method, a work-life productivity process that empowers busy professionals to conquer their goals and effectively manage their day. On this podcast, you will hear many valuable success tips including how a mentor experience (in various forms) can accelerate your professional development and […]

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How To Stick to Your New Year Goals

It’s the time of year when we are bombarded with articles, webinars and posts all offering “how to” advice for sticking to your resolutions or new year goals.  As we know, 92% of people don’t follow through with their New Year’s vows.  Despite that the best goal-setting practice starts with knowing exactly what you want […]

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Compassionate Leadership

Since the fall of 2005, my husband Tom has been coaching high school football.  He, like so many other coaches have just the sort of background that goes with the traditional job title.  He has extensive knowledge about the game, captained his college team and even coached The Hill School to the MAPL league championship. […]

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How to Rise as a Leader

Whether you have worked your way up the corporate ladder or started your own business, the path to leadership is not an easy one.  Simply holding a position in leadership does not make you a good leader. Over my years of coaching and consulting small to mid-size businesses, a truly great leader understands the multifaceted […]

Win With Confidence
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Win With Confidence

Do you ever say, “when I have enough confidence, I’ll . . .” What if you had the confidence, what would you do?  Would you be ready to commit to achieving your goal?   What conversation can not wait?   What would be next? Work Your Confidence Muscle I know that confidence is like a muscle:  the […]

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Why Resilience Makes All the Difference

I remember that July day when I received the phone call informing me of my daughter’s biopsy results.  It was osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer, and my daughter Jodi was the most positive and happiest person on the planet – she had just graduated from high school and excited for her next chapter.  Jodi was […]

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Birthday Thoughts: Life at 56

Soon, very soon I will be turning 56. As my birthday is nearing, my family has started asking about my birthday plans.  If you know me really well …  my birthdays are never a big fuss of celebration.  That is until this morning, as I remembered it wasn’t that long ago when we celebrated my […]

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

Recently, my husband and I attended the Hill School graduation.  It was a chance to meet 5 Hour Energy founder and philanthropist, Manoj Bhargava ’72.   Although his commencement speech was a bit unconventional for this traditional family boarding school; it was extraordinarily impactful – just like his business results.  Consider this fact, 5 Hour Energy […]

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Personal Leadership Program starts June 4th

Join a small group of professionals who want to create an energizing personal vision, transform their desires from awareness into action, and add more significance into their work and lives. In this intimate and personalized 4-week Program, you will create: Realistic strategies for making positive changes in your life, career and fitness, Sound approaches for identifying […]

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Goals Can Make You Happy

Seems like the whole world is “Happy.” There are happy songs and then there is Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.”   What is it about this song, which is so infectiously enjoyable?  Is it the catchy melody?  Is it the insistent nature of such lyrics as “clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth?”  Or is it […]