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When You're Ready to Stop Selling Short on What Matters Most - The Invitation

Did you know that perfect, divine timing for advancing your profession, your zone of genius, your impact, influence, negotiation skills and status, is always NOW?  ...at work and in personal life. Because NOW is the time, for your 'next', for so much better than selling short ...
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My 2020 Journey from Within - A Prelude to My Unfolding

The infamous 2020 year may have come and gone, but I remember so much of it, as everyone else does too! For me, 2020 involved rude awakenings, struggles, painful adjustments mixed in with hope, joy, peace from the embrace of the Divine force within me - Love. It continues as I enter ...
The 3 Questions to Ask First for Improving Your Influence Negotiation and Impact

The 3 Questions to Ask First: for Improving Your Influence, Negotiation and Impact

 Do you want to improve your negotiation, influence and impact at work or in other relationships? Consider this...   Questions can help you change the direction of your thoughts....by understanding your feelings to those thoughts. In a conversation between two people, ...
How to Believe You CAN from the Lens of Love

How to Believe You CAN from the Lens of Love

Today, I felt butterflies in my stomach from an email I received about an upcoming podcast I’ve been invited to speak at, on authentic leadership, and how to effectively lead others during trying times. The spark of excitement is most certainly there, and so is this anxiousness ...
The Daily Clean Slate Practice

The Daily Clean Slate Practice

My Friday's whiteboard - the slate has been wiped clean from a full week! A few hours ago, it was filled with exercises and notes in blue, black, red, and green ink and though I winced at wiping off the work, it also felt liberating. This week's focus with my co-creations: letting ...
A andquotSnoopyandquot Insight-Moment Your Regular Self-Care Matters

A "Snoopy" Insight-Moment: Your Regular Self-Care Matters

My "Snoopy" is "Theo" and he is one of my go-to’s for self-care.   Whenever I find myself getting way too stressed out, well...this furry-four-legged-family member just seems to make me chuckle to remind me to get back to calm for what matters most.   Truth is, while ...
Daily Tip for Raising Your Influence and Impact Ask Yourself This Question Each Time

Daily Tip for Raising Your Influence and Impact: Ask Yourself This Question Each Time

It's usually over connection with nature, friends, peers, family where I get some of the best creative ideas for growth. Like this weekend for instance, where I had a great series of connections over a nature-hike with a dear friend, followed by connections with peers about different ...
Why Embracing Your Comfort Zone is Important and How to Step Out Without Selling Short on What Matters Most

Why Embracing Your Comfort Zone is Important and How to Step Out Without Selling Short on What Matters Most

  According to experts in psychology and neuroscience, our comfort zone is a behavioural space that we tend to spend most of our time in. Some of us more than others. It’s a space where our behaviours and activities fit a routine and pattern that minimizes our stress and ...
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Ensuring Support for Serving with Your Heart - An Interview with Maria R. Nebres

In the early summer of 2020, a few months after the breaking news hit us all with the global pandemic of COVID, Pat Sheveland, a Spiritual Entrepreneur, registered nurse, Spring Forest Qigong certified trainer, and a certified life and grief counselling coach in Minnesota, U.S., interviewed ...
Taking Care of Truth

Taking Care of Truth

Sometimes we want to move, take steps forward, yet something seems pulls us back. What is it? We know it as Fear.   Studies in psychology and neuroscience have referred to certain "Fears" as "false expectations appearing real" in many circumstances that arise for us in today's ...
When Feedback Motivates to Keep Growing and Sharing in the Right Direction

When Feedback Motivates to Keep Growing and Sharing in the Right Direction

This is Valuable Example 3: When Feedback Motivates Me to Keep Growing and Sharing in the Right Direction When feedback confirms the value of embracing vulnerability and authenticity for self-leadership development, it's well worth the share! Thank you to this dear soul, for ...
5 Things We Can Do to Prepare to Lead with Brilliance (by Maria R. Nebres)

5 Things We Can Do to Prepare to Lead with Brilliance (by Maria R. Nebres)

Sundays are usually dedicated for family time, self-time and down time. And, in my usual preparation for the coming work week, I also sort and clear out my items for another fresh start for the coming week. I came across this photo - me, back in the day, pre-COVID times, and ...
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