possibility thinking

30,000 Feet

We’ve been contacted by many of you over the years saying that you’re unhappy or worn down by your work and are considering a change. You feel like your company isn’t the same place anymore and you’re unmotivated or frustrated. You’re looking to update your resume and cover letter and see what’s out there that will be better than what you currently have. At first glance, this makes a lot of sense and yet it’s often the wrong first step.…

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Stop Worrying and Start Problem Solving

“Anticipating problems and figuring out how to solve them is actually the opposite of worrying: it’s productive.” — Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth   We love this quote and the distinction it makes between problem solving and worrying, and they are very different.   Worrying is defined at Dictionary.com as: “to torment oneself with or suffer from disturbing thoughts; to fret.”   We have all been there, feeling truly tormented by disturbing thoughts about our life, our…

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There Are Always Possibilities

In the past few weeks, we have had several conversations with both clients and with friends who were feeling down because something that they had hoped would go one way had gone quite a different way, and now they were “stuck.” To support them on their journey, we shared with them one of the pillars of leadership (from our Leader in You framework): A leader sees the possibilities inherent in obstacles and challenges The key word here is inherent. It…

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Your Passion and Success Matter to Us

We want to start this week’s post by thanking our incredible Monday Morning Business Coach community. Your questions and comments continue to fuel our thinking and shape what we think about each week. In the past couple of months, quite a number of you have written to ask why we are sending out, free, these powerful tips to claiming your power and stepping into your leadership. So this week we wanted to take a moment to tell you how much…

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What Would You Do – If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?

One of the things we tend to give up when we become adults is the joy of dreaming.  We get all serious and grown-up and forget that our dreams provide us wisdom, perspective and direction about how we can create rich and meaningful lives.  Lives that are good for us, our family, and for the world.   This week, we invite you to answer the question, “What would I do – if I knew I couldn’t fail?”   By asking…

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