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Author Archives: Nathan S. Collier

Five Ways to Turn Disagreements into Diamonds

1) Frame it as a discussion, as a search for understanding and mutually acceptable solutions; never as conflict. There is a REASON for this person’s opinion, position, or point of view. When folks feel listened to and understood, trust flows and agreements become easier to achieve. Remember: We are a product of our backgrounds and […]

No Excuses Happiness

What are your criteria to be happy? Everything in your life going the way you want? Never going to happen or if it does, don’t count on it staying that way for long! What if happiness was a choice? Not something reliant upon conditions around you but something independent, a condition, a frame of mind […]

Leave Space Between Everything

Even in my 7th decade, I’m as task-directed, goal-focused, and achievement-oriented as they come. Yet with the passing of the years, I’ve learned to leave little breathing spaces in my schedule throughout the day even if I have to create them by force of will (want?). I’ve learned that the true constraint is not time […]

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