It’s not uncommon for children to grow up not knowing their own beautiful thoughts and feelings and their essential needs and wants. You might be asking “How can that be?” Well, it’s one of the ravages of families and the individuals inside them. They are at war with themselves with no one to mediate a peace treaty. In some ways we have no choice in the matter when it comes to which family we arrive

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Marjorie, a Director of Sales in a Fortune 100 company, was given the opportunity to work with an executive coach. This invitation to work with a coach came after her 360 report, which indicated various areas of improvement that needed her attention. Her bosses and direct reports indicated that Marjorie’s communication left a lot to be desired. She was pushy, demanding, controversial, and expected too much for too little in return, from those whom she

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I Promise Myself This

Posted by Donald Wyant on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog, Integrity, Promises

This is my promise to myself. Just because I’m am turning 71, I refuse to do the following: I promise not to grow a beard, mustache, or goatee and think I am hip. I promise not to grow a ponytail and think I am sexy. I promise not to have bushy eyebrows or excess hair coming out of my ears and nose. I promise not to wear plaid shirts or shorts. I promise not to

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Why Are You Lying?

Posted by Adekemi Oguntala on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog, Teenagers

Teen parents are always wondering if their teen is lying. The lie seems like a betrayal of sorts, I trusted you and you lied to me. How am I going to trust you again? Here’s the thing, why would they lie? Your teen really wants your approval. Whether you think so or not they are trying not to disappoint you. They’re trying not to disappoint you and by their sheer inexperience and immaturity they make

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Teen Jekyll and Hyde

Posted by Adekemi Oguntala on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog, Teenage Sucess, Teenagers

You’re getting ready to head out and you ask your teen to get a move on. You hear this growl come from their room, but eventually they make it to the car. Once you get to the picnic, you can’t help but notice how charming your teen is. You’re blown away as person after person walks up to you and complements you on how polite and sweet your teen is. You’re thinking My teen? The

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Tenacity and Gratitude

Posted by John Baldoni on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog, Gratitude, Tenacity

In an interview on NPR’s Here & Now, actor Henry Winkler revealed two principles that guide his life: tenacity and gratitude. As an actor, Winkler, best known for his role as Fonzie in the super successful sitcom, Happy Days, has known like most actors his share of ups and downs. These days Winkler, who has directed and produced shows and authored best-selling children’s books, is happily working as a regular on two television shows. His giving back comes

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What Profitable Attitudes Do:

Posted by Al Foxx on January 01, 2000
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Category : Acceptence, Attitude, Blog

When life is rough and we can’t make it stop raining, we learn to dance in the rain. How can we dance in the rain? By having an Attitude of acceptance toward the things we cannot change. How can I accept the unacceptable? By helping someone else accept their unacceptable. Everyone has problems, to some extent. When I am visiting my friend Wayne in the long term care facility, it is impossible for me to feel sorry

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The twist placed on this well known story illustrates importance of Attitude priorities: A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a large empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks about two inches in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was full. So the professor then picked up a box

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From: Sarah, Atlanta, Georgia Dear Dr. Rosie Thank you so much for your blogs. You provide an important perspective and provide inspiration at the same time. I’m beginning to develop my business as a Life and Business Coach. My intention is to work with people who are business directors and leaders. I’ve got to develop a sense of power in order to feel grounded in my coaching. I’ve read your book Self-Empowerment 101 and understand

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Marketing in Nursing

Posted by Donald Wood on January 01, 2000
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Category : Blog, Marketing, Nursing

Ask a group of nurses how much marketing they are doing for their organization and the answer will probably be a resounding zero! I posed this question to a nurse who worked in an operating room one time and was quickly told that she was a nurse, she wasn’t supposed to sell people anything. Unfortunately, this is the thinking of many nurses today. Marketing is seen as something that is done by people in another

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