Author Archives: Steve

How to Find Your Natural-Born Genius

I believe that everyone has innate talents – skills for which they have innate capacity, but “I’m not particularly talented at anything,” is a phrase that I frequently hear from my coaching clients.

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How to Find a Satisfying Career: Putting Your Natural Skills to Work

There is an old Chinese proverb from Lao Tzu that says “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” My version would read “Give … Continue reading

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How to Take Your Job and Love It – Use Your Natural Talents Not Your Acquired Skills

Ever wonder why your work tires you out so easily, or why you have no excitement for the career you have chosen? Are there certain tasks that initially felt like an exciting challenge but now feel like drudgery? Do you … Continue reading

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Why Change Efforts Often Fail

The 2012 general election is behind us and if your party won, you are feeling excited about the changes a second term for Obama will bring about. “Now he will be able to really make some changes!” If your party … Continue reading

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The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Create Real Change

Change is a fascinating subject, and as a young psychologist, I thought I had all the answers. I had a model of ideal health in my head and techniques to get you there. The only trouble was, it didn’t work!

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To Listen or Not To Listen……..That’s the Question

Have you ever offered to help someone with something they had just complained about and had them completely miss the offer? I really know better than to “coach” on the fly, but when a choice opportunity came my way last … Continue reading

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Light Up Your Holidays From the Inside

The human soul yearns for light, both literally and metaphorically. The light of life is not just a part of the holiday season, but a part of us that burns throughout the year.

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What Are You Thankful For?

I love Thanksgiving.  It’s my favorite holiday.  What can be better than being with friends and family watching football, sharing a wonderful meal, playing games, singing, and dancing?  From the time I was a young girl I’ve always pictured Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effects of Change

Have you ever worked with a client and seen clearly the changes that would allow them to become more successful only to meet resistance when you outlined an action plan? I know that it has happened to me many times, … Continue reading

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Networking That Works (And Networking That Doesn’t)

What do you think of when you think of the word ‘networking?’ If you’re like most people, what comes to mind is a room full of strangers with their business cards in hand, trying to sell you on what they … Continue reading

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