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Successful Leaders Do These Three Things

Being a leader means working with humans (in the most part!), and humans operate on the fuel of feelings. A leader with a high EQ (emotional intelligence), will foster a workplace where people can feel good about themselves and therefore be more engaged with their work. In a nutshell, people who feel good about themselves…

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The Secret Formula for Change – You Need to FARC

When I speak at conferences I ask people to turn to the people on either side and say, “I'm a FARCer!” This generally brings the house down! Seriously, FARCing is a scientifically proven formula for change! You can change! Your brain can be UN hardwired and RE hardwired differently and that means we CAN learn…

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Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

A review at Harvard showed that customers will consistently come back to people they like – 80% of what brings them back is the personality of the person ‚Ķ20% is the skill. Think about that – 80% of what brings people back is your personality! But that's just one part of the equation. Here is…

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15 Ways to Create Joy Spots at Work

Why create JOY SPOTS: Because JOY is the next competitive advantage! Because happiness precedes success and all performance, creativity, innovation and team connection is improved when people feel happy at work! Because happiness is what everyone thinks they want – but it's only the beginning of joy! Because the latest research in neuroscience, epigenetics, emotional…

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Corporate Joy – Why Joy is the Next Competitive Advantage!

Have you ever been in a workplace where there is one ‘energy sucker'? Someone who is pessimistic, frustrated, angry or cynical or doesn't pull their weight? When they leave what happens? It's as if the sun comes out! People laugh, are productive again and teams collaborate well. Performance soars. Or think about a job you…

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When the Going Gets Tough – the Tough Get Grateful!

Gratitude is the great re-framer! No matter what happens to us, the sooner we find something for which to be grateful the sooner the healing starts! Of course, at a major crisis time, it's not always easy to focus on gratitude. For example, the death of a loved one is not one where our grief…

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How to Love the Job You Have

Some people enjoy work — they like their boss, their colleagues and the intellectual stimulation. But what if you don't like your work or the people with whom you work? What can you do? Here is my number one tip: …actively look for things for which to be grateful. When I lived in Dallas, our…

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You Can Change Your Life By Changing Your Story!

I am sitting today in the apartment of an amazing young woman! She moved everything from Australia to the USA to follow her dream of helping as many people as Oprah by sharing stories that heal! She is an astonishing young woman whom I think will really make a big difference in the world. I…

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3 Secrets to Avoid The Time Crunch

The Time Crunch I don't know about anyone else but 2013 has started off with a big bang for me! It has felt like a roller coaster as time seems to have condensed even more! My presentations that are 90 minutes seem to be over in what feels like 10 minutes – It's almost like…

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The most important thing in your life!

THE most important thing is life is how you feel about yourself! If you have ever been in love – do you remember how you felt in the early days of the relationship? Fabulous! Life was great – everything looked wonderful; things flowed; people were nicer, kinder and more interesting!; You laughed more; others loved…

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