Archives for May 2013

Action Steps For Managing Change

originally posted on Friday, July 20, 2012   Our lives are filled with change; personal, professional, wanted, unwanted, planned, or unplanned. All change has a level of stress associated with it. What to do?  How to manage change in the most positive, pro-active, growth supportive way? The first thing I do with any kind of […]

Decisions, Decisions…………..Summertime

originally posted on Monday, June 18, 2012   It is upon us, summer.  The smell of fresh cut grass, outdoor activities, vacations, visits with family and friends, celebrations, vibrant color everywhere you look. Each year, at this time, I get that feeling of suspended animation and bliss as late spring develops into early summer. The […]

Remembering Childhood Aspirations

originally posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2012   Monday, Memorial Day, my husband and I cycled over to a place we’d not been before, The Peony Research Farm. We were fortunate to arrive as the artist, geneticist, farmer, magician, doctor, gentleman was working. He was kind enough to answer a few questions and allowed me […]

‘Losing Control’ as a Growth Opportunity

originally posted on Wednesday, April 25, 2012   So, you make a conscious decision to throw yourself away from balance, for a reason, for a purpose. Why? Because you think you can control how far out of balance the pendulum will swing? Wrong!  Think again. Here’s the rub.  We don’t mind being consciously ‘out of […]

Second Quarter. Game On!

originally posted on Friday, April 13, 2012   I’ve never received a Red Sox Season schedule from my attorney, tax accountant, dentist, or physician. I’ve received a few from Real Estate Agents but where is the real estate info about the local market, comparing 1st Quarter of 2012 to 1st Quarter of 2011? People have […]

“NO” to Overpriced Listings!

originally posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2012   MSN Real Estate posted an article by Marilyn Lewis this morning that caught my eye. The first sentence begins with “Real estate appears to be turning a corner”  (and continues, “oh, so slowly.”) I wonder how many sellers/potential sellers read those first 8 words and stopped reading! […]

Balance—Give it up!

originally posted on Monday, March 12, 2012   Fuzzy was the name of the family dog.  He was a miniature poodle and lived forever, or long enough to convince me I didn’t like dogs. He had a few “pet peeves”.  One of which was a strong dislike for the smell of bare feet. He sat […]

Fake It ‘Til You Make It

originally posted on Sunday, March 4, 2012   I remember my reactions the first time I heard this phrase several years ago; negative, stunned, disbelief. Now, I smile every time it crosses my consciousness as I attribute it’s meaning to choosing confidence. Here are a few sentences to complete: When I go to work I […]

Becoming Grounded in 39 Seconds

originally posted on Friday, February 17, 2012   I’ve been coming across lots of information about goals and goal setting this year, maybe because the year is still young and planning, or the idea of planning, is still a fresh one!. I’ve worked with people who are in a “stuck” place with the whole idea […]

Resolution Impasse

originally posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2012   Perhaps, you made New Year’s Resolutions or set goals for yourself as part of a personal or professional plan. ………and it’s not going so well. ……….and it’s February. Good news.  It’s February! Many of us set resolutions or goals based upon what we think we “should” be […]