Busy? How To Work Smarter, Not Harder

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Back to work, back to busy. The beginning of the year can be both exciting and exhausting. Having a substantial break from our normal workflow over the holiday season has its benefits—finding our motivation to jump back into the stream may not be one of them. Once we get back to business—back to work, school, or normal routine—we find ourselves …

Silence: Our Faithful Friend

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With all the noise we experience in our daily lives, finding something as simple as peace and quiet can be challenging—especially if our environments are busy. And I’m not speaking only of our external environments, but also of our internal environments—our thoughts. Our thoughts can be productive, but they can also be annoying and distracting. Learning to quiet our minds …

Your Big But

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In the 1985 movie Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Simone is telling Pee Wee Herman about her dreams of living in Paris. She finishes her story with, “…but, ” and then tells him that Andy, her controlling boyfriend, will never let her go. Pee Wee responds with the classic line, “Everyone I know has a big but.” Pee Wee makes a …

Losing it? Get it Back

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Tired? Stressed out? Lost your sense of balance? You actually haven’t lost anything. You’ve just forgotten how to access what’s already within you. “Huh?” you say. Yes, it’s true, but let me give you a little more background first. Last week I had the privilege to speak at Elliott Masie’s Learning 2014—an annual conference held in Orlando, Florida, which brings …