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    HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER

    HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER

HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER

I could tell the moment I said it that I’d struck a chord. “Procrastination has almost nothing to do with a lack of willpower or poor time management. Procrastination is an emotional issue — it’s about short-term mood regulation.” (more…)
  • The strengths that made you successful may now be holding you back...
    How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

    How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

  You’d think most of the people I encounter show up blindsided by a serious personal or professional crisis — a divorce, death or health crisis, or the loss of a job, partnership or long-term friendship. That’s actually not the case. More likely the person simply wakes up one day and says, “I can’t do this anymore.”   (more…)
  • Be aware that the problem with over-giving is that it doesn't feel like over-giving.
    How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video] How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

    How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

I couldn’t help but be surprised when I heard Dr. Alex Gerrasimides mention that her husband, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, encountered some blowback when he signed a resolution committing to a multi-year Compassionate Louisville campaign on November 11, 2011. (more…)
  • Talking about your feelings, which is an intellectual exercise, is a whole different animal from feeling your feelings and revealing them to another person.
    CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE:  When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE:  When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections

    CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections

CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections

I admit it.  I’ve never been very good at following the rules… especially when the rules don’t make sense or aren’t producing results. (more…)