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Learning Happiness

Published on August 24, 2014 by

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Recently I wrote a post about my new grand daughter, Isabella Rae Lerma. She is perfect, right now, as we all are, in our true essence.

When it comes to our essence and who we really are, there is nothing to criticize, condemn or judge. ...

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A Key to Employee Engagement: Enlightened Leadership

Published on May 23, 2014 by

According to the most recent research from Gallup, our “employee engagement” problem isn’t getting better. What is employee engagement and what does it mean to be engaged at work? Being engaged at work means you have an emotional connection to what you do and to the people you do it ...

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How To Influence and Lead Your Boss, Colleagues, Team Members…and Yourself

Published on April 24, 2013 by

The word "Leader" is usually a title given to someone with official leadership responsibilities--that's unfortunate, because the truth is we are all leaders. We need to lead and influence those "above" us, "across" from us, "down" from us (if that applies) and let's not forget that it all starts with ...

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Employee Recognition: A New Paradigm

Published on April 10, 2013 by

I am happy to introduce you to Stan Phelps as my guest blogger today. Stan is the CMO (Chief Measurement Officer) at 9 Inch Marketing and the author of “What’s Your Green Goldfish – Beyond Dollars: 15 Ways to Drive Employee Engagement and Reinforce Culture”

You don't have to be a ...

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Employee Engagement: Lessons From the Army

Published on April 3, 2013 by

Alan's Note: I'm happy to post a guest blog today by Army Sergeant T. J. Trent. I want to take this opportunity to thank him for his service--and for the personal story and leadership insights he is sharing with us. If you think being a leader in the ...

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Seven Secrets to Happiness! (New Kindle Book)

Published on September 19, 2012 by

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What would it take for you to really love your life? For many of us, answering that question isn't as easy as it seems. Life has a way of shaking things up and rearranging everything--leaving us with uncertainty, confusion and a medley of emotions.

If we took ...

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What Success Feels Like

Published on September 8, 2012 by

Alan's note: This post originally appeared in http://adventuresofapicunurse.blogspot.com/ The author is my daughter who is a Nurse Practitioner in a pediatrics intensive care unit of a major hospital in the U.S.

What Success Feels Like

In my last post (here), I talked about how incredible successfully intubating a patient was. ...

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Stress: The Mental Aikido Reponse

Published on August 12, 2011 by

A “Mental Aikido” Special Report

Unresolved stress strikes at the heart of performance and morale, but stress isn’t the problem you think it is. The problem lies in a passive response to both positive stress and distress and the solution lies in using stress to your advantage, actually making it ...

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Do You Criticize Yourself Too Much?

Published on December 18, 2010 by

Try This Instead

Would you like to change a behavior or to improve your life in some way?

Maybe earn more money, lose weight or really enjoy your relationship with your significant other?

Whatever you want in your life, here's a secret to getting it:

When you think about yourself or about what ...

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Why You Should Send Yourself A “Congratulations” Card!

Published on October 12, 2010 by

I was talking to a client today, listening to a recent success she's had.

She was happy about it, really happy.

And I was happy for her. She not only reached a significant goal, she exceeded it.

Naturally, I asked her how she was going to celebrate her success. She ...

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