How to be Proactive not Reactive

2019-06-03T20:03:21-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Learning Online, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Be ProactiveReflecting back on my journey leading a non-profit organization this past year has affirmed the importance of being proactive in an organization.  Some thesaurus definitions emphasize the aggressive nature of the term proactive, but I like to focus on the [...]

How Artificial Intelligence can Work with Your Skills

2019-05-22T12:06:11-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Learning Online, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE When you go to the doctor, would you like to talk with a bot or a computer? My preference is talking to a live human being with a certain amount of personal empathy. The personal touch of a [...]

Keep it Simple-Doughnut Shop Principle

2019-05-23T19:57:13-07:00Categories: Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , |

I love using our neighborhood doughnut shop to illustrate a great principle to keep it simple. Not that I visit very often, but when I do, the experience is extraordinary! Our little shop always has a line out the door [...]

Some Assembly Required-Important Mindsets

2019-05-22T05:16:55-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , |

For anyone who has raised a family, the words some assembly required bring feelings of dread and failure. For us, it started with the baby crib, a generous gift from our parents for our firstborn. We had picked out the [...]

Reflect then Regroup in Five Steps

2019-07-23T21:15:09-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , |

REFLECT, THEN REGROUP The end of one year and the beginning of the next is a good time to reflect, thinking carefully through what did work, what didn’t work and what you love to do before pushing the reset button [...]

Seven Ways to Survive When Overwhelmed

2019-05-22T11:33:57-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

SEVEN WAYS TO SURVIVE WHEN FEELING OVERWHELMED Feeling OVERWHELMED? Overpowered, Submerged, Buried, Overworked, Drowning in Work or Debt The start of a New Year can bring feelings of being overwhelmed. Take a deep breath and follow some of these quick-start steps. [...]

How Hard is it to Take a Break?

2019-05-24T12:11:18-07:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , |

Concentrated Spurts If you are a Type-A personality likeI am, it may not be easy for you to take a break. However, taking breaks is particularly important if working in a creative field. G.H. Hardy, one of Britain’s leading mathematicians in [...]