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Auspicious August for Women

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                August was an exciting breakthrough month for women in many areas. Olympics: Every participating country had at least one woman on its team. For the first time in Olympic history, there were … Continue reading

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NFL Hall of Fame: Attitude of Gratitude

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Another NFL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony did not disappoint.  Huge, strong, accomplished football men baring their souls, sharing their hearts, choked up with love and gratitude for their mothers, grandmothers, coaches, teammates, and more!  Everything a football girl could … Continue reading

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Mimi Vacation

Hi everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that I am on a Mimi Vacation this week. I look forward to posting an informative article next week. In the meantime, I’ll leave you with a postcard from paradise!

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Audiences Going for the Goal

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In the past few days, I have spoken to over 300 women in two different audiences.  They were both annual Women’s Conferences in two parts of the country:  Palm Springs and Chicago.  Yes, the weather is quite different, but the … Continue reading

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Thank Your Little Voice for Sharing!

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                    Since everyone else is talking Tebow, let’s talk about the other game:  the one that inspired me to tell a group of California Women Business Owners (the actual name of … Continue reading

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Handling Your Holiday Stress (Wrapped in 5 Easy Tips)

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A solution-focused, light-hearted approach for handling this season’s anxieties comes with a tangible payoff.  You choose to be happy. Yes, but in these troubled times? And with THAT family coming over? By following these 5 tips, you can improve your … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #5

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Practice the fine art of patience Practice “Wait Lifting.” This is the ability to wait and have patience in today’s 24/7, frenetic “now” culture. Patience is how you handle the wait of the world. By starting with light waits – … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #4

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4. Make full use of your “Internal Whistle” This means what it means in football.  To stop the action, the whistle blows.  We need to take a deep breath and take stock before letting a stress trigger or a whiney … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #2

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2. Tap into your “personal control panel.” This controls what happens in your mind. Remember to “Play,” but skip the “Fast Forward,” because, as Gandhi famously said, “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”  Also, “Fast Forward” can lead … Continue reading

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Did You Inherit a Bad Team? Learn from Tebow.

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You start a new job as a leader of people—a manager: entry-level, mid-level, or executive.  You “inherit” a group of people:  employees you did not hire.  They are already “trained” in their jobs—you did not get to train them.  They … Continue reading

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