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Real People, Real Success – Anne

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them.They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all

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Follow Your North Star

“Let your dreams be your North Star.” Maryann Koopman Passion, drive, aliveness, motivation, engagement, awareness, openness, and curiosity seeps through the pores of a leader when they follow their internal North Star. Leaders who dare to dream and design ways to bring them to reality have that certain “je nais

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No Two Ways Around It

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice. If you are planning for a decade plant trees. If you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” Chinese Proverb Developing leaders and managers takes time. There is no fast track, there are “no two ways around it”, it just takes

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Stay True

“That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” Meredith Monk It’s funny how many people think I am going to change them when I begin working with them. That

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Negative Growth

  “People inspire you or drain you, pick them wisely.” Hans F. Hanson   Many of you are not going to like this post…. don’t say I did not warn you.   I don’t agree with the above quote. There are so many books, quotes, etc on how to shed

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Hard To Be Easy

  “In the busyness of business don’t forget to connect to the heart of it all.” In this very complex world we live in it is easy to lose the heartbeat of what business is all about. If your day is peppered with strategic initiatives, organic growth meetings, calibrating expectations,

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Reverse It!

  “That which is rewarded gets repeated.” It is a proven science if you give positive feedback you will get more of the attribute you rewarded. I have recently seen a slew of leadership articles and quotes focused on how to be a better leader, what type of leader keeps

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Stay Connected

“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” Martin Luther King, Jr. The hardest thing to do in business (and personally) is to

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Stress, The Helper

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.”    Fred Rogers In my work as a coach and facilitator it is not

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Real People, Real Success – Anne

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them.They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all

Continue Reading »

Follow Your North Star

“Let your dreams be your North Star.” Maryann Koopman Passion, drive, aliveness, motivation, engagement, awareness, openness, and curiosity seeps through the pores of a leader when they follow their internal North Star. Leaders who dare to dream and design ways to bring them to reality have that certain “je nais

Continue Reading »

No Two Ways Around It

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice. If you are planning for a decade plant trees. If you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” Chinese Proverb Developing leaders and managers takes time. There is no fast track, there are “no two ways around it”, it just takes

Continue Reading »

Stay True

“That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” Meredith Monk It’s funny how many people think I am going to change them when I begin working with them. That

Continue Reading »

Negative Growth

  “People inspire you or drain you, pick them wisely.” Hans F. Hanson   Many of you are not going to like this post…. don’t say I did not warn you.   I don’t agree with the above quote. There are so many books, quotes, etc on how to shed

Continue Reading »

Hard To Be Easy

  “In the busyness of business don’t forget to connect to the heart of it all.” In this very complex world we live in it is easy to lose the heartbeat of what business is all about. If your day is peppered with strategic initiatives, organic growth meetings, calibrating expectations,

Continue Reading »

Reverse It!

  “That which is rewarded gets repeated.” It is a proven science if you give positive feedback you will get more of the attribute you rewarded. I have recently seen a slew of leadership articles and quotes focused on how to be a better leader, what type of leader keeps

Continue Reading »

Stay Connected

“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” Martin Luther King, Jr. The hardest thing to do in business (and personally) is to

Continue Reading »

Stress, The Helper

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.”    Fred Rogers In my work as a coach and facilitator it is not

Continue Reading »