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Clearing All The Clutter for Clarity & Purpose

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A few months ago I began stripping away all that no longer serves me in my life. What is that suppose to mean? Without boundaries, I let way too much in and life got way too crazy. I was tired, pulled in a million directions and honestly, I allowed it. Frankly, I didn’t know how to say no. I said yes to everything and everyone. It’s not a good idea. Well sometimes, in the beginning saying […]

What Are You Grateful For Right Now?

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I’m grateful for another chance. The opportunity to start from scratch. An opportunity to improve my attitude and behavior. This day is fresh, clean, unworn with emotional stains.  Nothing carried over from yesterday, just this rare and beautiful day, made up of many moments ahead, today is a day in my life, not my entire life. How will I use it?  What I choose to think about today will make me and much around me, […]

How to Elevate Your Everything

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This post is for me, but if you read something that resonates with you, please let me know. Comment below or send me a tweet @marketcouncil.   I would love to hear your thoughts. The Way You Do Anything, is the Way You Do Everything I’m thinking about why my successes are not more consistent. Why my life seems so yo-yo-ee.   A bit up and down.  Why I haven’t achieved all that I want by […]

Life Hacking Your Rookie Mistakes

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Six strategies to help you avoid making rookie mistakes in all aspects of your life. Pre-promoting what you are going to do. Setting expectations too high. Strategy. Stay hush. Keep it chill. Launch slowly. Surprise and delight. Be subtle. Giving into the temptation of being the flavor of the week. Strategy. Know your essence and stick to it.  Calling yourself an expert. Strategy. Know how to hit the headwinds. There is a fine line between saying who […]

This Day Was Made for Adventure

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Last night I closed my eyes before falling to sleep and made a decision. I want every day to feel more exciting and adventurous.   Or in other words. . . . A common song sung to a great melody is another way to find beauty. – The Art of Writing, Lu Chi’s Wen Fu. So, today showed up again. In all it’s predictable glory. The same usual sunrise, just slightly different. Another clean and clear slate of […]

Endorsing Our Human Skills

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I have become so wildly obsessed with staying on top of technology, trends and the critical skills for my career and profession that I somehow have forgotten about the most important skills of all. Human skills. Hell, LinkedIn should consider endorsements for human skills. Imagine. What does Jane know about kindness? Consideration? Compassion? Building Trust is a Skill In the middle of reading Kevin Kelly’s book The Inevitable something really important resonated.  While technological advances in artificial intelligence and robotics […]

Stretching Our Boundaries

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This blog is about personal transformation and stretching our boundaries. It’s a diary of my own quest to become a more critical thinker and stronger and better version of myself. I want to become  more useful and valuable to others. And if I am really open and honest, I also want to stay relevant. Change- Stretching Our Boundaries I have come to understand that change, transformation and growth is difficult. It’s painful and it’s challenging.  Change is hard. Evolving […]

Skills to Sharpen

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Three new skills I want to sharpen– making bolder moves, simplifying complex problems and being more self-observant. 1. Making Bolder Moves Bigger moves usually transform into a bigger, better life and typically start by doing something frightening, like asking for a raise or increasing our fee or maybe telling someone we love them for the very first time. Bolder also gets better when you start to say no. People respect our confidence and ability to stay true to ourselves.   2. […]