Lead towards courage and values despite fear

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Image of Group of people with business trainer at management seminar with blog post title Lead towards courage and values despite fear “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States When asked the difference between fear and armor, social scientist and author, Brene Brown described that the… Read more »

Takeaway from Free Virtual Coffeeshop Group Coaching – via ZOOM – 02 February 2020

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Image of a coffee shop setting background with Coach Melody and the words Takeaway From Free Group Coaching Via-ZOOM Coffeeshop Coaching Virtual 02 February 2020 Today’s Takeaway from Free Virtual Coffeeshop Group Coaching – via ZOOM – 02 February 2020 is: “the public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It is, in effect, conditioned to prefer bad design, because that is what it lives with. The new becomes threatening, the old reassuring.”Paul Rand, graphic designer Our topic… Read more »

What to do when your life is up-in-the-air?

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Cartoon image of man reading newspaper in chair and woman standing on bricks on beach looking at incoming tsunami and words "Oh great, just when I've cleaned up from the earthquake." For coaching blog post titled, "What to do when life is up-in-the-air?" Crossroads Your relationship ended! You got laid off, fired, or decided to quit and need a new job; or even a new career! You need to move for whatever reason! ALL AT THE SAME TIME!!! Also, separately these crossroads are intense! The emotion is strong! The stress levels are high! Or better yet, you feel both… Read more »

Change requires sacrifice!

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Silhouette image of man sitting in meditation pose with a quote by Nietzsche, “You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes.” Change is difficult, even painful because it requires the death of a part of you that is no longer useful in order to birth a new you – an element that does not yet exist. While old habits are hard to break, choosing to change can be easier than being forced from some outside circumstances like disease, natural disaster, or some other crisis.

The Year of the Rat 2020

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Image of a hand drawn zentangle rat 2020 with quote, "Sometimes what looks like an obstacle in your path is actually a gift meant to move you in a different direction." by Jane Lee Logan “While stressing over the past creates depression and worrying about the future creates anxiety, right now is all you need for peace which ignites happiness, good health, and prosperity. Wishing you a New Year full of “Right-Now” moments!”Melody Taylor-Fliege Rats are resourceful, persistent, quick-thinkers, and easily adapt to circumstances. They are constantly on the alert… Read more »