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Inspiring Change in Others

Your ability to inspire change in others relates directly to the level of trust between you and them. Trust is the key to all relationships. People are more likely to trust someone they believe to be honest. This means your words and actions need to be congruent. How can you build that bridge of understanding […]

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Motivation for Change

Typically I address the idea of “Inside Out Change”; change that is motivated from the inside and then works it’s way out. But today, I’d like to talk a little about “Outside In Change”, motivation from the outside that inspires change on the inside.

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Self Talk

Why is it so difficult to make changes in ourselves? What are the obstacles we face in making change and how can we overcome them? We need to look within ourselves before effective change can be made…

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Dealing with Stress

Inside out change requires you to engage your body, mind, heart and spirit. In other words, real change involves the whole person. But there are times in our lives when stress can prevent us from making the change we desire and make us feel like we’re at the end of our rope…

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Setting SMART Goals

SMART goals are the most powerful type of goals. Try using the technique for setting SMART goals… Each element of a SMART goal plays an important role in the overall process. Without each element in its place, you will find the goals you set becoming harder to achieve.

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Set Inspiring Goals

Not all goals are equal. Most objectives you set in your life are intended to help you improve. However, to go the distance, you need specific goals in place. Many people set a goal and wait for the magic to happen. That is not how it works.

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