Wow! This Might Surprise You About Striving

Striving defines striving this way: the act or practice of trying hard to do, reach, or achieve something; vigorous effort the act of fighting or struggling against someone or something; competition, opposition, or battle There’s something very good about giving something your full effort – holding nothing back when it comes to doing a job…

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3 Ways To Keep Your Leadership Fresh


Leadership – it’s a big responsibility! When conversing with leaders, I hear the words demanding, overwhelming, never-ending, lonely, and challenging frequently. Those words sound like a recipe for burnout. And that’s not a happy feeling! To make matters worse, operating at max or maybe overflowing capacity, leaves very little room for doing what leaders do…

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6 Reasons to Ban the Word Busy

Busy – how often do you find yourself using that word? It’s a simple word, and a loaded word. It’s come to mean more than “doing something” or “engaged in an activity.” The word busy now implies a whole lot more. It’s become shorthand for being… Important Significant Someone who matters Enough Competent The opposite…

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Quit Your People Pleasing Ways

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People pleasing rarely leads to the perks you think it will. As I mentioned in last week’s blog, people pleasers suffer some pretty significant loses! If you are a people pleaser, you’ve probably discovered by now how exhausting it is to try and make everyone happy. Not to mention just how tiring it is to…

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8 Powerful Things People Pleasers Give Away

People Pleaser

Are you a people pleaser? Someone prone to people pleasing – striving to make everyone around you happy at your own expense? You probably didn’t set out to be a people pleaser, but odds are good that you were “set up” for it. But before we get to that, take a look at this list.…

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