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Do You Have it On Backwards?

By LisaMarie / October 7, 2019

One of the little things I appreciate about my business is the ability to take days off during the week. When I worked in law enforcement, I had to often work on weekends. And, now, most of the conferences I attend happen over a weekend.  It really doesn’t matter if it is to run errands or have…

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Do You Know the Key to Making Good Decisions?

By LisaMarie / September 30, 2019

On a recent coaching call, one of my clients who has had countless successes this past year shared she’s lost her excitement for her business. This is someone who’s had opportunities to address the United Nations, work with teams of executives, and still enjoy time with her family vacationing regularly. As I listened to her…

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The Value of a “Not-To-Do” List

By LisaMarie / September 23, 2019

In 1955, British naval historian C. Northcote Parkinson published Parkinson’s Law. In his book he speaks about the pursuit of progress, and his work is often applied to the growth of bureaucracy in an organization. Parkinson’s law is the adage that “work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” Simply put, it means…

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Don’t Quit Before the Miracle

By LisaMarie / September 16, 2019

You have dreams.  Big Dreams.  Maybe dreams that lay dormant from decades ago…  Or, dreams you walked away from because they never felt like they would become a reality…  Or, maybe dreams that you just can’t seem to find the time to pursue…   I get it.  As someone who has engaged in a stop-start-stop…

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Great Leaders Understand There is Always Something to be Grateful For

By LisaMarie / September 9, 2019

I’m an early riser and it’s typically still dark outside when I get out of bed. This morning, the stars lit up the sky and the crescent moon was delicately placed over my neighbor’s fireplace, with a backdrop of smoke drifting up into the clouds. As I sat mesmerized by the picture-perfect morning, my thoughts…

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What to Do When You Feel Like Giving Up on Your Calling

By LisaMarie / September 2, 2019

On a recent coaching call, one of my clients who has had countless successes this past year shared she’s lost her excitement for her business. This is someone who’s had opportunities to address the United Nations, work with teams of executives, and still enjoy time with her family vacationing regularly. As I listened to her…

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Why the Best Leaders Don’t Go It Alone

By LisaMarie / August 26, 2019

Growing up, my grandfather was the closest person I had to a mentor. I hung on to every word he said mesmerized by his quiet brilliance, in awe of how people in the community looked up to him. When I got to high school, I met Fr. John Krivak who helped me navigate getting into…

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Busyness is the Enemy of Productivity

By LisaMarie / August 19, 2019

Busyness vs. Business. Do you understand the difference? Some of my best ideas have come after I chose to do nothing. I regularly hear people speak about how busy they are — wearing it like a badge of honor – and in the same breath sharing how they have trouble fitting it “all” in. I…

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Are Your in a Summertime Slump?

By LisaMarie / August 12, 2019

Are you in the summertime slump? For most people, this happens when the weather is warm and everyone starts talking about time off and travel. It can take more energy to get out of bed in the morning as you’re feeling a bit sluggish and unmotivated. If you find yourself in the summertime slump or…

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