Tag: self coaching

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How to beat procrastination

What task is on your list that you keep deferring? The 15-minute method is a way to help overcome inertia …

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A different way to decide by tossing a coin

A different way to decide by tossing a coin Ever been stuck and unable to decide between two courses of …

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Smile… it’s good for you

Most people smile much less often than they think they do. How do you feel when you smile? Pretty good! …

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People like you more when you talk solutions

Do you habitually talk about problems, or talk about solutions? Problem talk includes descriptions of what the problems are, analysis …

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How ‘what you know’ can hurt you

Mark Twain said “It is not what we don’t know that gets us into trouble. It is what we think …

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Advice from a samurai

It happened a long, long time ago in Japan. A man ran a popular tea shop and was a master …

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Your reputation for confidence

Confidence is an interesting concept. You can have confidence in yourself, or others can have confidence in you. From the …

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It wasn’t me… honest!

We all have the experience of applying a solution to a problem, and the problem gets worse. The Germans even …

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Any strong emotion makes us stupid

Think of your own experience, and things you have done that you later wondered why you did something so stupid. …

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They won’t do it!

When you hear… ‘I will do it…’ vs. ‘I will try to do it…’ Which one gives you confidence? I …

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