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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Side Stepping the Snarky Snares of Shame and Blame

As the owner of a company, as the leader of a terrific team of 500+ dedicated individuals, as a deal maker/investor, as a loving human being, as all of the foregoing and more: – I DETEST Blame! – I ABHOR Shame! I’m hard put to think of any more useless emotions. The Terrible Twins of […]

Bridging the Behavior Gap

Doing as well as we know is both one of the greatest challenges AND greatest OPPORTUNITIES in life. This is because much of life is really quite simple (notice I didn’t say easy): How to Lose Weight?  – Exercise More, – Eat Less, – Eat Right.  How to Succeed?  – Set Goals – Make Plan […]

Faking Joy

Which comes first? The Chicken or the Egg?  Which comes first? The Action or the Emotion? Truth is that our feelings and our behavior are intertwined in complex ways. Action impacts mood; a brisk walk with shoulders back and eyes cast upward to the heavens will lift most any mood; moping around will rarely energize […]

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