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Setting Boundaries – Part 1

April 25th, 2011



What stops us from courageously setting a boundary?

We tend to bump into three major stumbling blocks –or “myths” – that can trip us up when we launch into re-defining our boundaries with others in both work and personal relationships. Take a look at these and see which ones might be unconsciously stopping you from honouring your needs.

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Drawing The Line

April 11th, 2011



Where is it Time to Draw the Line?
 

“Weak boundaries are at the root of 80% of the problems I’ve observed among people who are struggling to live more authentic lives.” ~ Cheryl Richardson

“Boundary-less” behaviour is rampant according to a segment of 60 Minutes, the current events TV program. Leslie Stahl reported that the 60-80 hour work week is becoming the norm. People read (and respond!) to email while driving, watch the business news in the shower, and take calls anytime, day or night. While in the moment we might feel highly productive, these habits take a steep toll. Reduced productivity. Diminished connection in our relationships. Loss of innovative thinking. For those of us seeking to grow a thriving business and flourish in our personal lives, being able to set boundaries that truly support us is essential.

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Standing for Yourself With Boundaries

April 4th, 2011



Where is it time for you to draw the line for health, happiness and high performance? Our theme for this month’s post is on setting healthy boundaries for ourselves.

Whether in our business projects or our intimate relationships, our ability to extend life-supporting boundaries is key to our success. Many of us are familiar with the notion of boundary-setting, but feel vulnerable and awkward when it’s time to draw the line.

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What Could Stop You From Trusting Your Passion?

March 21st, 2011



You have a unique passion within you.  The secret to growing a thriving and fulfilling business lies in identifying this passion and putting it to work at the heart of your business.

Yet, as I’ve coached hundreds of people to orient around their passion, I’ve seen most of us find this difficult to do.  If you find it hard to identify and trust what you do best, you are not alone.

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Passion: Two Questions That Will Pinpoint Your Passion

March 7th, 2011



One of your most important jobs as a business owner is to pinpoint your passion and make it the cornerstone of your business.  When you know and trust your passion to your bones it will fuel you, guide your business evolution and put you on a path for limitless success.

But, how do you find your true passion? How do you discover what you do best and love doing?

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