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The Best Seats in the House

By Lisa Marie Platske / April 30, 2012

Several years ago, Jim and I purchased front-row tickets to a show at a performing arts center in Southern California. The box office shared that they were the best seats in the house, and I was overjoyed that they were still available. Interestingly, these were the best seats in the house to hear the performance, but not the best seats…

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Learning to Love Your Body

By Lisa Marie Platske / April 23, 2012

As many of you know, I serve as a board member for The Women’s Alliance (TWA), a national non-profit that is the leading global network of unique, community-based non-profits focused on empowering women achieve economic independence. On March 13, 2012, with the support of Ariela-Alpha International, TWA launched its first Smart & Sexy Day. During the event, participants were given Body Image…

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Who Comes First?

By Lisa Marie Platske / April 16, 2012

“You have brains in your head.  You have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”  – Dr. Seuss   The power of choice. I often sign off by writing, “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely. Live Upside.”   And, I also often share about the importance of making decisions that are…

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Your “Wow” Factor

By Lisa Marie Platske / April 9, 2012

We’re already into the 2nd quarter of 2012. Yes, the 1st quarter is history, and that means that you have less than 9 months to birth your new idea, implement your big plan, and showcase your brilliance. Before you start your week, take sixty (60) seconds to identify the colleagues, clients, and/or employees — people in your professional world — that you will…

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Who Are You When Things Get Tough?

By Lisa Marie Platske / April 2, 2012

I often say that life is grand here at Upside Thinking, Inc. It’s not so much that I don’t get overwhelmed, or have moments when things aren’t going my way, it is simply that I rarely let those moments get in the way of having an Upside day. However, there are a few rare occasions when life…

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