The Power of Y.O.U. and Strategies for Recovering from Burnout

We’re living in an age of perpetual motion and heightened anxiety—so much so, that we forget to take a moment to press the pause button, collect ourselves, and breathe. Proof is everywhere. While recently purchasing an Apple watch as a gift for my husband, I discovered the Apple health app called BREATHE.  This genius app…

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The Power of Y.O.U. and Getting Paid What You’re Worth

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The dreaded salary question: it’s a request many tend to feel pressure to answer early on in the game of negotiation. The result? Career Confucius says, “he who speaks about money first loses!” Compensation negotiation is a learned skill and when artfully handled from a position of knowledge and strength, it can help you earn…

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The Power of Y.O.U. and 4 Steps to Work-Life Flexibility

“We love flexibility because it creates optionality. And options create freedom. If you have options and freedom, you will feel and be empowered.” ~ Nancy Friedberg  I was recently interviewed for a new podcast, called Glisten Up, on the topic of “Is your Work-Life Flexibility Working for You?” You can listen to the podcast here.…

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The Power of Y.O.U. and the Social Comparison Trap

Social Comparison: Soul-Nourishing or Soul-Sucking?  This is the third and final article in a three-part series about the Power of Y.O.U.  Don’t Compare Your Insides to Someone Else’s Outsides.” Anoymous Throughout my 25 years of leadership and career coaching, I’ve made it a point to challenge my clients to focus on measuring their definition of…

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The Power of Y.O.U. and Your Special Kind of Intelligence Redefined

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” Albert Einstein  Einstein was a true genius with an estimated IQ score somewhere between 205 and 225. Yet, the one key trait that enabled Einstein to fulfill his powerful brilliance was his endless curiosity. He was discovery-driven and…

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The Power of Y.O.U. and the Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

This article is the first in a 3 part series of articles. These articles will guide you to eliminate bad habits that stop you from claiming the Power of Y.O.U.  What factors may cause you to deny or minimize your own uniqueness? In what ways may you be stifling or burying your unlimited potential?  As…

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The Power of N.O.

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While possessing the ability to say N.O. to people, situations, and things appear to come easily to many powerful, fulfilled and satisfied individuals, I observe many individuals struggle with asserting this simple two-letter word. Let’s examine the possibilities that fuel the resistance to using this two-letter monster.Over the past three decades, I’ve had the opportunity…

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The Power of H.A.L.T.

In the past year, I chose to engage in the power of H.A.L.T. in an effort to let go of my attachment to over–seriousness. Yes, I confess. I tend to lean into being intense, deep and serious a little more often than I’d like.  I prefer to reference these traits as thoughtful, reflective and passionate…

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The Power of G.R.I.E.F.

It was exactly this time last year that we were collectively thrown into utter shock and lockdown necessitated by the life-threatening perils of the covid – 19 crisis. The pandemic brought tidal waves of compounded losses, unlike anything we have experienced in modern times. Our lives changed in the blink of an eye.  This collective…

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The Power of L.O.V.E.

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Anytime is an ideal time to practice focusing on the power of L.O.V.E.  Not the romantic kind that society and the media promote, including roses, gifts, cards, and candlelight dinners, although they have their place.  I’m suggesting the power of LOVE where you “LET OTHERS VOLUNTARILY EVOLVE.” Trust me; I know this is a tall…

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