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[buzzsprout episode='5533411' player='true'] Too much of a good thing is not a good thing. We can take generally good advice or a generally good principle to an extreme. Let's face it: 2020 has been an odd and often insane year. Be gentle with yourself. This may...

[buzzsprout episode='5484253' player='true'] In order to achieve victory, you have to understand the battle you're fighting. Are you treating an emotional issue with physical means? Are you using medication or alcohol to mask the symptoms rather than getting to the root cause? Key topics: ✔️ Battles can be...

Autumn will soon be upon us. 🍂 Fall is my favorite season and in NE Oklahoma, we've had a few mornings lately that felt like a sneak preview of cooler temperatures and sweater weather. It's nice to be outside when you can do so without immediately bursting...

[buzzsprout episode='5432689' player='true'] Nowadays you can outsource almost anything. But: the one thing you must do for yourself is critical thinking. That cannot and should not be left to someone else! Key topics: ✔️ Caveat emptor. If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. ✔️ Who fact checks...

[buzzsprout episode='5372836' player='true'] If you are a coach, consultant, or other service-based business owner and you work 1:1 or 1:few with people, this is an important episode. Trigger warning: I speak candidly about the dark triad personality cluster and the ways it can manifest. If you start...

[buzzsprout episode='5337154' player='true'] Sometimes in life, things that irritate, annoy, and/or anger us can turn into catalysts for real change. Key topics: ✔️ Irritations can motivate us to dream bigger and aim higher. ✔️ Money is not the only factor. Your time and energy are finite. ✔️ More than likely,...

[buzzsprout episode='5269378' player='true'] Have you ever heard the story of the 12 spies? 10 returned with pessimistic predictions and 2 returned with faith. Are you one of the 10 or are you like Joshua and Caleb? Key topics: ✔️ Perception is key. How can people see the same...

Are you making yourself a glorified CSR? We've all had an issue that prompted us to reach out to a customer service department. And how does it always begin? With some sort of apology. "I'm so sorry our website was down when you needed to make...

[buzzsprout episode='5219806' player='true'] We tend to think of an anchor as a bad thing-- something that holds us down and keeps us from being free. This is not always the case. Key topics: ✔️ Your anchor cannot depend on someone else or on your job. ✔️ It is so...