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Transformation Through Courageous Leadership

By LisaMarie / August 9, 2021

Here are a few conversations that I’ve had along my journey of courageous leadership.  Some of them were in my head – and others were from “friends.” “You can’t quit your job to open a business. You don’t even know anything about business.”  I get it.  Taking a leap of faith doesn’t make sense.  That’s…

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Learning How to Trust Your “Starlight”

By LisaMarie / August 2, 2021

I became fascinated with stars when I went camping as a little girl.   The sky seemed as bright and beautiful as the fireworks show on the 4th of July. Each star is unique and different and emits a bright light. And only together can they light up the sky. If one was missing, the night sky…

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Removing Distractions to Win Big at Life

By LisaMarie / July 26, 2021

Have you ever played the comparison game? You watch others who seem to do something better than you. Their career / business. Their relationships. Their work / life balance. Heck, just plain their life. Everywhere you look you see how others get lucky, or seem to have a better idea, or are succeeding at a…

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How to Create Newfound Solutions When Problem Solving

By LisaMarie / July 19, 2021

Success coach and emotional resilience expert, Suzanne Dudley-Schon shares her brilliance in this week’s Upside Thought.  Suzanne understands that the beingness of leadership matters more than the doingness of leadership.  You can take all of the tactical leadership actions that generate success and not be a leader worth following.  This week, she’s written about what happens when you sought…

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Leadership Impact: Being Good or Following a Path for Good?

By LisaMarie / July 12, 2021

I feel fortunate to be surrounded by a community, both personally and professionally, of people that are amazing.By that I mean they are thoughtful, courageous, kind, astonishingly accomplished, and mission-focused. Although their fields of commitment and areas of expertise differ greatly, each of them has a sense of purpose hard-wired into them to do good…

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How to Change Your Focus to Increase Your Productivity

By LisaMarie / July 5, 2021

It’s the beginning of the 2nd half of the year, and I’ve heard numerous conversations about backyard barbeques, pool parties, and family outings. When the weather gets warmer, it’s easy to let your productivity plummet and sink into a summertime slump. With increased activities available, it can take more energy to get out of bed in…

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From Rule Breaker to Rule Maker: Excellence in Action

By LisaMarie / June 28, 2021

I was always told, “Why must you be such a troublemaker?”  As a kid, I usually answered that I didn’t understand.  I was just doing what comes naturally to me. And, as an adult, I have honed my skills.  See, what you may not know about me is that when I come into a situation,…

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Can You Be a Focused, Driven Leader and Have Fun?

By LisaMarie / June 21, 2021

Most of my life I’ve been called “driven.” Uber-focused on taking action, I considered taking time out to have fun as frivolous and a waste of time. Over the years that has changed, and now I regularly tap into my little girl energy and allow myself time to play. When challenging situations arise, I ask…

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3 Leadership Steps to Easily Move from Feeling Helpless to Hopeful

By LisaMarie / June 14, 2021

Success coach and emotional resilience expert, Suzanne Dudley-Schon shares her brilliance in this week’s Upside Thought.  Suzanne understands that the beingness of leadership matters more than the doingness of leadership. You can take all of the tactical leadership actions that generate success and not be a leader worth following.  This week, she’s written about having the opportunity to practice mindfulness,…

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