2 Simple Strategies to Master Your Responses

Stimulus Response

We all experience plenty of negative situations and people. The key is to be prepared to consciously respond to these negative inputs. One way to help keep your emotions in balance regardless of the circumstances is to use the simple 5 × 5 Rule: If it won’t matter in five years don’t spend more than…

3 Ways to Set a Positive Climate

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After my daughter returned from a recent dining etiquette class, I asked her to debrief me. I really wanted to know what I didn’t know on this topic. She shared with me some new learnings. For example, how do you remember how to properly set a table? The utensils on the right have 5 letters…

Help Others … Help Yourself

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It's summer time. Students have graduated from high school and many of them are about to set out on the adventure of a lifetime – college. Although it has been many years ago, I can remember my first year of college as if it was yesterday. I remember being so excited to depart my comfortable…

The Power of One

"One" is the first note in orchestrating your attitude. Contrary to the lyrics from a classic rock song, one is not the loneliest number. It’s the most important one! Your thoughts, words and actions are like individual notes that work in concert to create the power of one person, YOU, to make a difference. You…

From Your Thoughts to Your Destiny

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In The Power of Positive Coaching, we address the importance of your mindset and habits in creating winning results and relationships. This poem by the founder of BI-LO supermarket chain, Frank Outlaw, hangs in our son’s closet and also gets to the essence of the book: Watch your thoughts; they become your words. Watch your…

Mindset Over Skillset

You must get your mind right before you can get your team right. Your mindset has significant influence on how you perform, lead, and coach. Psychologist Carol Dweck asserts, based on decades of research, that how we see ourselves is a major factor in what we ultimately achieve. You will rise to the level of…

Elevate Your Leadership

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We invite you to an engaging and practical TeleClass series based on our new book, The Power of Positive Coaching.   We will personally facilitate these TeleClasses to help you elevate your coaching game and create a coaching culture.  Series of three, 45-minute TeleClasses: Class #1 - Power of Positive  Class #2 - Building a…

Your Mindset – Your Mirror

The world reflects your view of it. Change the way you look at things, and things will change the way they look. Your mindset matters! ----------------- Learn how to build a positive mindset and habits to inspire your team by checking out our latest release that will help you inspire winning results and relationships.  “Lee…

Assume the Best

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It is a common design principle to build systems and plans for the norm instead of for the exception. So why not design your mindset the same way? To embrace a positive coaching mindset, assume the best of others. If you choose to protect yourself from disappointment by always thinking the worst, you have also…