Business and Life Lessons From “The Apprentice”™

Published on November 9, 2010 by

1. You Only Get One Chance To Make A "First Impression"

Aaron blew it. Selected to be a project manager, he led his team to victory and then blew it in the boardroom with Trump! Here's the background: The week his team won their task, he was invited to sit ...

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Business and Life Lessons From “The Apprentice”™

Published on November 9, 2010 by

If you've ever watched the television show "The Apprentice™," you know that it can be quite entertaining! And if you look under the surface of he personality clashes, the meltdowns, and the "egos gone wild,' there is much for us to learn.

There are two sides to the coin here, ...

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Life Without Easy Answers

Published on October 14, 2010 by

I've spent twenty five years plus working with individuals and couples, helping them to create positive change in their lives.

Ten of those years were spent in a full time private practice as a psychotherapist.

Over the years, I've learned at least a little about life, people, change, joy and ...

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How To Build Your Confidence Fast!

Published on October 13, 2010 by

  Have you ever wondered why some people seem to set bigger goals and reach them faster than others who are aiming much lower?

 Their secret is simple: Self-confidence. (Okay, that's just one of their secrets!)

 Here are five ways to increase your self-confidence fast:

  •    Start a “Self-Confidence Journal”

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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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How To Win Your “Inner Critic” Over

Published on October 11, 2010 by

I'm coaching a client, whom I'll call Mark for now, who has been excelling as a manager for almost one year now. He's really good at what he does, has a great personality, loves people and his direct reports respect him and like to be around him.

You'd think he'd ...

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When It Comes To Depression, You Are Much, Much More Than Your Biology

Published on October 8, 2010 by

You already know that depression is a serious problem for many people, maybe even you.

What you might not know is where to turn if you or a loved one needs to better understand what depression is and how to deal with it.

Here's a suggestion for where to start: ...

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How To Recover From Your Mistakes

Published on October 7, 2010 by

I was playing in a Texas Hold-em poker tournament recently and won the final table... largely because I was able to put my opponent “On Tilt.”

That’s a poker term for when a player loses his emotional balance. They get angry or lose their confidence and start making poor decisions.

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Frustrated? How To Feel Better Fast

Published on October 6, 2010 by

If you're human, you know what frustration is.

It's what we usually feel when we are stuck somewhere between where we are and where we want to be. It's what we often feel when we want something now, but something or someone just seems to be in the way of ...

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How To Get The Job You Want Faster Than You Can Imagine

Published on October 5, 2010 by

This afternoon I received a phone call from an accomplished sales professional.  But, he wasn't calling me to sell me something.

He recently found out that he would probably be unemployed by the end of the year.

And even though he has been very successful in his profession, he was ...

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