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Appreciation and Encouragement

During this time of working from home and dealing with challenges of connecting with your teams, co-workers, peers, and clients, appreciation and encouragement are critical. Even our families need that support, as we are challenged to be at home working and schooling together. In “The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace” by Gary Chapman…

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Preference Versus Clinging

Have you ever really, really, really, wanted something so bad that you could taste it. It seemed to occupy your every waking moment, evolving into an unhealthy attachment that ultimately pushed the item, thing, or person farther away. This could be said for some of us as it relates to our use of social media….

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Winding Down to Power Up

According to Marketwatch1, the average U.S. employee who receives paid vacation has only taken about half (54 percent) of those days in the past 12 months. Additionally, another challenge – new to the digital age – is the number of people who take their vacation time but continue to work, checking emails, voicemails, etc. This…

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Ralph Simone on leadership: You have to be a life-long learner

Ralph Simone is on a mission to help people become more effective. That mission was recently advanced with an interview by Stan Linhorst of the Syracuse Newspapers, in which Ralph’s leadership and personal life philosophies were explored. Ralph reflects on the impact of life experiences – from newspaper deliveries to sports to Sweetheart Market –…

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Attention Under Siege

There used to be a time when pumping gas was an opportunity for me to take a pause, a mindful moment, if you will. I would focus on my breath or simply count backwards from 100 to create a sort of mini-vacation for myself. Now, however, my attention is under siege at some gas stations…

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Effective Leaders Keeping it Real – Bill Berthel’s TEDx talk

Bill Berthel – “Effective Leaders Keeping it Real” Bill shares his ideas that effective leaders are not too optimistic but realistic about the potential outcomes of what they are leading. As a Core Energy Leadership Coach, Bill enjoys working with people who seek higher levels of awareness and consciousness in leadership roles. Development in their…

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Slow Down to Go Faster – Ralph Simone’s TEDx talk

 Ralph Simone – “Slow Down to Go Faster: The Power of Pause” Inspired by actor, martial artist, and philosopher Chuck Norris, and based on research from the Slow Movement in Italy, Ralph Simone of Emergent shares the practices that will get you into “flow” state and optimize your performance simply by slowing down. “Our…

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Exercising Good Judgment

Everyone has heard the word “judgment” and for most of us this word has a negative connotation related to the inevitable unfairness we associate with judging others. What does that really mean? Judgment can be exercised for good, especially in delicate or stressful situations, and in this context it is often referred to as a…

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It is Not the Speed, but the Direction

How many things can help us move faster? Faster internet, faster planes, fast cars, faster products to help us clean, study, and lose weight. But with all of the things that are taking us places faster, are we even going in the right direction? Life can move at a very fast pace, and studies have…

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Detachment for Higher Productivity

We came into the world attached to our mothers, but when did we really start getting productive? When the cord was cut. Somehow, now, we have become attached again – this time, to technology. Between email, social media, and smartphones, we can be reached anytime, anywhere. Studies are now showing that detachment and recovery from…

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