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Relegated to 2nd Class Success when You’re Carrying a 1st Class Ticket?

I’m writing this from 30,000 feet, aboard an American Airlines flight as I head to Dallas to see my daughter. I fly First Class whenever I can (the benefits outweigh the cost) but when I went to book the ticket … Continue reading

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Brain Coach: Rational vs. Emotive Optimism

Earlier, you heard about “Rational Optimism”—how we can lean toward thinking about positive outcomes for the situations in our lives. This is the cognitive (thinking) side of Optimism.

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The Internal Career Coach: The Employee Who’s Afraid to Talk to the Boss

A group of career coaching colleagues and I had a discussion recently about what prevents employees from being proactive about managing their careers with their current employer. One theme that surfaced quickly was… The employee’s fear of talking to the … Continue reading

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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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