Lessons from 2020 and Looking into 2021

During 2020 the world changed and how we all responded varied in a big way.  We learned to work from home, home school, socially distance, get innovative in terms of earning a living, reinvent careers, and more.  We experienced an impact from uprisings and considered our own role in terms of social justice.  We debated […]

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The Power of Words

by Dr. Phildra J. Swagger – www.combinedexpertise.com When you know better, you do better. You may recall the childhood rhyme, “Sticks and stones may break bones, but words will never hurt.” This seemingly simple adage was passed on by our parents as a way of protecting us from bullies and people who said unkind things […]

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The Joy is in the Journey

by Deletha Assenmacher – https://www.linkedin.com/in/delethaassenmacher/ I have been told that when my parents chose my name, they envisioned it on a brass nameplate mounted on a mahogany office door. They wanted the best for me and taught me to work hard and have a goal; advice which has manifested in what I define as success […]

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Hindsight is 20/20 – Positivity in 2020!

by Amy Gamblin – www.HopeOnSolidGround.com A question I posed with multiple clients this year:  “What do you have to be positive about in 2020?” Positivity in 2020?  On the surface level, this almost seems like a contradiction in terms.  2020 has been a difficult year for so many.  Understandably so.  With the pandemic, racial and social […]

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Positivity Serves Clients

By Jim Fortner – https://www.tl2llc.com/ A few months ago, a colleague of mine wanted to know if I could do a coaching session with them.  I said sure since I will not turn down someone reaching out to me that was sincere (and not a close friend).  We set up a meeting for Microsoft Teams […]

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Why Automotive Manufacturers Need to Rev Up Production Immediately

  It’s been a bumpy ride for the automotive industry this past year. Back in November and December when the economy was running full speed ahead, automotive manufacturers had high expectations for robust sales activity in 2020. Then, COVID-19 happened. With frightening speed, the economy ground to a halt as states, employers, and officials implemented […]

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Science of Positivity

by Nikki Seneca – https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-seneca-a796824b/ I started the Science of Positivity course unsure what I would get out of it and how it would help me with my coaching skills.   As I completed the course, I am so thankful that I took the opportunity to learn about the Science of Positivity.   I learned that we […]

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Positivity in Coaching

by Laurence Waeber – laurencewaeber.com One thing I’ve realized over the 6-week course on Positivity is the tendency that many people have to use negative and limiting language. This was not a new discovery yet studying and talking about positivity with intention and focus has dramatically tickled my self-awareness! In consequence, I believe that the […]

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How consulting is different in the age of COVID

  COVID-19 has changed every workplace to varying degrees. Some industries, like hospitality, have experienced wholesale change. Others have shifted, quite abruptly, to remote work. Still others, like most of our clients, have undergone operational changes that allow them to get the job done safely. Many have seen productivity and efficiency drop as a result […]

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The Impact of Using Positivity with a Coaching Client

By Beth Donovan, CMC, CWCS www.BethDonovan.com The impact of using positivity with a coaching client has a great impact on their being.  For those who practice positivity, it goes far beyond just being “happy” to a lifestyle of continuous breathtaking conscious actions and awareness. By modeling positive coaching language for our clients, we give them an […]

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