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Category Archives: confidence
(#440) What Matters Now?
When you set your goals you said to yourself, “These matter to me.” As you review where you have been and where you want to go, ask yourself, “What matters now?” And then act on it. While we set goals … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, action, Appreciation, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, confidence, consideration, core values, Discipline, Dreams, Failure, Integrity, Making a Difference, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing Tagged accountability, action, dreams, failure, focus, fortitude, goals, growth, mindfulness, resilience, self-efficacy 5 Comments
(#411) Perhaps, A Human Good Citizenship Test?
If only we treated our fellow human beings (citizens of the world) with the same dignity as the CGC expects of its participants. This past week Roxie and I passed the “final exam” for the Canine Good Citizen certification (AKC). … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, accountability, Appreciation, Appropriate Behavior, Choice, Civility, confidence, empathy, focus, growth, Making a Difference, Mindfulness, Purpose, resilience Tagged accountability, compassion, dignity of life, discipline, good neighbor, pet therapy, quality of life, teamwork 1 Comment
(#402) Over Your Head
The exceptional leaders take their moments of vulnerability and build on them. The most effective leaders I have collaborated with found themselves there more times than you might imagine. If you haven’t found yourself there yet, you will. At least, … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Choice, coaching, collegiality, confidence, Life lessons, resilience, risk-taking, self-awareness, self-efficacy, vulnerability Tagged accountability, assumptions, awareness, coaching, collaboration, leadership, resilience, risk-taking, teamwork, vulnerability 1 Comment
(#392) He Made Me A Better Version Of Myself
Charles, thank you for being there for so many of us. Thank you for reminding us of the importance of humility, hard work, personal fortitude, paying attention, listening, and mostly, being human. You made me a better version of myself. … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Appreciation, change, coaching, collaboration, collegiality, Community, confidence, conversation, core values, Discipline, ethics, fitness, focus, fortitude, Gratitude, growth, habits, intentionality, life success, Reflection, Reflective practice, Relationship, relevance, resilience Tagged accountability, appreciation, collaboration, consideration, conversation, discipline, fitness, goals, gratitude, motivation, resilience, strength 3 Comments
Consider where you can expand beyond your comfort zone. Insights can come at any time. We just need to be open. One appeared a few days ago in a yoga class–while I was doing my best imitation of swaying tree, … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, authenticity, awareness, change, Choice, coaching, confidence, creating your future, curiosity, Discipline, Excuses, Failure, fitness, Gratitude, Grit, growth, habits, resilience Tagged chance, change, choice, fear, freedom from fear, goals, growth, independence, motivation, resilience, risk, steve piscitelli, stretch, yoga 3 Comments
(#367) Understand Your Goal Motivation
Create a space for transparency, authenticity, and accountability for yourself. During the life of this blog, we have examined often the power and purpose of goals. In addition to the “what” we have looked at the “how,” “when” and “why.” … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, awareness, confidence, core values, Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience, retrospective, risk-taking, self-efficacy Tagged calling, career, conflict, goals, motivation, reflection, resilience, self-actualization, self-efficacy Leave a comment
(#347) Clues At The Tip Of My Nose
The little child had returned to remind and reassure me to believe in my abilities and myself. A few months ago, I sat on a balcony three stories above the Gulf of Mexico in Key Largo, Florida. The pre-sunrise morning … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appreciation, confidence, courage, curiosity, empathy, Gratitude, Grit, growth, Life lessons, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, respect, self-love Tagged Anxiety, child-like, children, confidence, grit, life lessons, reassurance, resilience 2 Comments