Self-Improvement

Why This New Study On Happiness Is Wrong

Published on October 5, 2015 by

If you want to be happier, you might want to ignore this new study--or at least see the holes in it. Here's what it says:

"A new study suggests you won’t be as happy as you are now for about another four decades. Australian researchers say happiness follows a predictable ...

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Unleashing More of Your Potential: Three Keys

Published on September 29, 2015 by

In the past several years I’ve worked with several organizations that are leaders in their industries. The individuals and teams I coached or trained are doing well and they know it.

They also know they have more potential and they want to know how to unleash more of it. ...

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Instant Happiness

Published on September 23, 2015 by

About a month ago I delivered my two day workshop, “Leader as Coach” for a large organization. Everyone there was very smart and accomplished and wanted to learn how to coach their teams. On the second day, I was ready to have them do an exercise that demonstrates the power ...

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Outrageously Positive

Published on June 15, 2015 by

I have a client who gets up every morning with hope, optimism and and inspiration to live fully. The thing is she has every reason to wake up angry, cynical and even depressed. No one would blame her if she did because she has experienced enough tragedy, heartache and challenge ...

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Denial in the Workplace

Published on May 27, 2015 by

Over the course of  the past two weeks, I’ve had discussions with three senior managers about various challenges their organizations are dealing with. Or to be more precise, challenges the senior leaders are not dealing with. For instance:

  • A middle manager with a history of claiming credit he’s not ...
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Magnetic Thinking

Published on May 15, 2015 by

We’ve all heard of the Self-fulfilling prophecy.

What we believe and expect to happen tends to happen.

I call that “Magnetic Thinking.”

Our thinking, our beliefs, our assumptions and our expectations are infused with energy that attracts people, resources and circumstances that are aligned with our thoughts and beliefs.

Does that ...

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An Uncomfortable Question

Published on May 9, 2015 by

None of us really comes close to the edge of our true potential. We don't even know what our real potential is. In fact, we all have unexpressed potential we don't have a clue about.

True, a few of us seem to have expressed our full potential in certain areas of ...

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Coach or Critic?

Published on May 5, 2015 by

Monday I was interviewed on a popular podcast on the subject of happiness. Two thirds of the way through the interview I was asked to share one of the secrets from my book “Seven Secrets to Enlightened Happiness.”

All of a sudden my mind went blank for a second while ...

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Coach Yourself to Greatness

Published on April 5, 2015 by

Coach Yourself to Greatness

Last year a large government agency related to health asked me to design and facilitate a two day workshop on coaching for their supervisors and managers. I did the workshop twice last year and because of the results I’m doing it again twice this year. I’m ...

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Mastering Your Emotions

Published on March 1, 2015 by

In the past two weeks, I’ve worked with a number of clients dealing with a crisis, going through a conflict at work or home or who are dealing with some incredibly challenging situations in life. “Robert” is one of those clients. He's a manager and he “lost it" last week—lost ...

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