Develop or Become Obsolete: Part I – Your Personal Development

[caption id="attachment_473" align="aligncenter" width="5443"] personal development concept on blackboard[/caption] Earlier in my career, I worked for a VP, Human Resources, who was fond of saying, "Develop or Become Obsolete!" He meant this for our own professional development, as much as for business strategy execution. While this bold statement initially caught me off guard, I learned that he was fostering a culture of continuous learning. He was challenging us to learn and practice as much as possible to stay competitive and successful. This quote has...

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Give the Gift of Presence this Holiday Season!

[caption id="attachment_435" align="alignleft" width="1920"] 5 Ways to Be Fully Present When it Matters Most[/caption] As we enter the holiday season, I am constantly reminded of the tradition of gift-giving as a means to celebrate prosperity, gratitude, family, love and many more personal reflections that accompany year-end. Whether you are making a list and checking it twice, or offering daily gifts over time throughout the season of lights, there is no greater gift than that of yourself. While there may be no tangible...

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How Well Do You Maintain Balance?

If trying to maintain balance in your life makes you feel like a tightrope walker, you're not alone. Most of us have so many demands on our time and energy, life can feel like a three-ring circus. Take this quiz to see how well you are meeting responsibilities, while also recognizing and fulfilling personal needs and wants. True OR False The only way I can successfully manage my life is to take care of myself physically and emotionally. Nurturing myself...

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