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Brain Coach: Why Optimism Gets a Bad Rap

Optimism often gets a bad wrap. Many people think if you are an optimist, you have your head in the clouds and you are oblivious to reality. Many people prefer to say “I’m a realist.” (Few people would openly admit, … Continue reading

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Brain Coach: How long does it REALLY take to create a habit?

The following is a brain-based coaching insight, complete with coaching tips on the bottom. It is the first part of a 5-part series. According to a study by Lally and Gardner (2013), the average time for their research participants to … Continue reading

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The Internal Career Coach: How to Coach a Manager with Low EQ

I just got off the phone with an internal coach who is coaching a manager who has low EQ. You’ve probably come across this type of manager—the financial superstar who is bottom-line oriented and therefore gets promoted but has yet-to-be-developed … Continue reading

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What Are You Addicted To?

We all have known people who seem predisposed to seeing the glass “half-full” or “half-empty”—the optimists vs the pessimists, the perky Pollyannas vs the Debbie Downers, the Susie Sunshines vs the in-the-dumps Eyores of the world. Why the difference?

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