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3 Ways To Increase Your Self-Awareness Immediately

3 Ways To Increase Your Self-Awareness Immediately

How Self-Aware are you? In a series of surveys, Tasha Eurich,  found that 95% of people think they’re self-aware, but only 10-15% truly are.  That is a staggering gap when you stop to think about it.  When I first heard this a few years ago, it took me off guard. I...

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6 Ways to Practice Empathy in Difficult Conversations

6 Ways to Practice Empathy in Difficult Conversations

“OK, I’m ready to tackle this conversation, how do I do it in a way that demonstrates empathy and holds the boundary on behavior we expect?” Great question, right? Keep reading to find out the key steps to adding empathy into any difficult conversations.

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How To Tell If You Are Experiencing A Storm Or A Season

How To Tell If You Are Experiencing A Storm Or A Season

I have a weeping birch tree with long flowing branches, delicate lacy leaves and paper thin bark outside my bedroom window.  The tree is at least 15 years old.  I have been watching for the past couple of years, as the seasons come and go and through all kinds of...

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How To Start Over At Any Time

How To Start Over At Any Time

“Start over. Today.  Right this minute.” This message has been consistent in readings, podcasts, audiobooks and stories that have been moving in and out of my life for the past 12 months. I will come clean up front and tell you that I honestly didn’t think it applied...

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How To Spot the Tests In Your Life

How To Spot the Tests In Your Life

Obstacles are all around us. They come in the form of resistance, tests and signs to name a few. Without awareness and perspective it can limit our abilities, our opportunities and our lives. How do you view obstacles in your life?

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How To Spot Expectations Before They Ruin Your Relationships

How To Spot Expectations Before They Ruin Your Relationships

The expectations we have of ourselves and of those around are often unconsciously set and usually in the realm of “perfection”. This post looks at challenging our learnings from childhood and ingrained behaviours to re-set expectations we place on ourselves and those who support us, in an effort to get more done while letting go of perfection.

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Everyday Empathy

5 Practices to Build Empathy Skills

You’ve heard a lot about empathy in leadership. The only problem is that you’re not sure where to start or what empathy in leadership even looks like. 

Understanding empathy and implementing empathy are two entirely different things. 

And contrary to most beliefs, empathy IS NOT an innate trait that you’re either born with or not. Nope. Kick that belief to the curb. Empathy is a skill that you can learn, develop and strengthen. Think of empathy like a muscle, similar to our biceps, we all have them — some are just stronger than others. 

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