5 Steps Towards Global Connectivity

Have you ever taken a moment to consider how truly interconnected we all are? Think about how your ability to make someone laugh or cry, feel safe or insecure, or appreciated or neglected not only affects them, but their interaction with others. And each person with whom they interact, in turn, connects with exponentially more. […]

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Boundaries Set You Free

As we speed towards the upcoming months, activities, vacations, and general socializing are all ramping up. Meanwhile, more businesses are reopening and restrictions are lessening. Vaccinations are becoming readily available and many people are inching closer and closer toward a sense of pre-Covid interaction and engagement. With so much uncertainty and seemingly ever-changing information, comfort […]

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The Value of Compassion

When we think of compassion, we often think of comforting someone. We think of both sympathizing and empathizing with a friend, colleague, family member, or partner who is struggling with a personal challenge. Without a doubt, this type of response is valuable and offers qualitative support to someone during a trying time. It also demonstrates […]

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The Art of Owning A Mistake

Whether it is on a personal or professional level, we all know mistakes happen. From a cognitive perspective, we understand that it is how we respond to the mistake that is paramount to preserving our own integrity and satisfying the offended party. However, like many things in life, we might know why we should respond […]

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5 Keys to a Healthy Partnership

In basic terms, a partnership is when two or more people consciously choose to work in tandem towards a common task. This can be short or long term. And this can be personal or professional. There are many types of partnerships that exist. In our personal lives we have friendships, platonic love, and marriages. We […]

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Why Failure Is A Choice

If you know me, have read my book or articles, or have watched The BUILD Framework® Show I host, you will know that I try to keep things positive. I certainly feel it is more effective to focus on the positive when it comes to goal setting, personal growth, building relationships, leading others, and so […]

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New Year, Old You

At the end of every year, there is always quite a bit of talk about setting New Year’s resolutions. We are encouraged to set new goals, establish new rituals, develop healthy habits, and generally reinvent ourselves. A study by Inc.com determined that five of the most common resolutions of 2020 were to: Lose weight/diet  Exercise […]

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Turning Anxiety Into Opportunity

As we roll quickly into the holiday season, it is abundantly clear that this will be a very different experience for most of us. This time of year almost always adds more stress to people’s lives. Couple that with the current circumstances and it is a potential recipe for disaster. Travel will be down. Gatherings […]

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Redefining Crisis Management

When you hear the phrase “crisis management”, what comes to mind? What feelings does it engender? What are your biggest concerns? For most of us, this phrase has a very negative connotation. A crisis is often unexpected, severe, and something for which we feel ill-prepared. Whether it is a personal or professional crisis, the impact […]

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