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Where Does Emotional Self-Awareness Come From?

I’ve been doing some work with the EQi 2.0 and wanted to look more closely at one of the composites: emotional self-awareness. When you really consider it, how is your ability to be aware of emotions, a product of your … Continue reading

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“What” do I do?

Now that I am clear about what I believe in and how I go about doing things, I’m ready to tell you what it is I actually do. I am a trained to be a Professional Certified Coach. This is my … Continue reading

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Updating My List of How’s

It was a quick endeavor to get my list of HOW’s on my website. I didn’t want, for one minute to have it left unfinished. It was too important to me to be authentic in this public forum: my website. … Continue reading

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No Such Thing As Time Management

I’ve had this article sitting on my desk top for a year. I was meaning to publish it but I never found the time. How appropriate that I would get involved in a group discussion and this issue would come … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 5

Entrapment: not a very nice sounding word. It is loaded with negative connotations but in reality this is what you would be doing. I personally don’t abide with being sneaky or tricky and to avoid that I’m upfront about what … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 4

This next step may seem a contradiction to the Crowd Theory. Generally, in a public setting, people are less likely to act, if there is a crowd of people standing around. But if some form of dissent is allowed the … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 3

You might’ve heard business people talk about ROI: Return on Investment. Another word for it is the Cost/Benefit Ratio. In volunteer-speak this means: what’s in it for me. That may sound brash or rude but when you think back to … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 2

The second step people take towards being altruistic, or in other words volunteering, is situational. There is a powerful leadership component in this concept. In order for people to take the next step in volunteering I, as a leader, needed … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 1

The definition of Altruism according to the Oxford American Dictionary is as follows, “altruism: noun, the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of  others” An example of this would be helping the church soup … Continue reading

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A Brain-Candy Store

I work with a Charitable organization that you might call a brain-candy store. To say that it is an innovative organization would be an understatement…even though that word is part of its name: Innovative Communities.org (ICO). In the past several … Continue reading

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