Category Archives: Habits

Hating Salmon and Lemon Squares

“He hates Salmon.” “He hates Lemon Squares.” “He is grumpy if he doesn’t eat.” “He is grumpy if woken from a nap.” “He [insert event, either one time or a repeated event that happened, and form a hard-wired rule about … Continue reading

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The Illogical Path

We get jobs. We work in a particular field. We move on, either by our choice or others. We are faced with a choice. We can follow the logical path. Stay in or close to our field. Connect with our … Continue reading

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The Efficiency Expert

They are in every organization. They look at your process, workflow, or procedures and wonder why you are doing things that way. They scan the world and see what you cannot see: wasted time, wasted effort, wasted energy. They may … Continue reading

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Strong, but Not Bitter

I like coffee. I like strong coffee. I like strong coffee roasted in small batches by someone I know. I like strong coffee served in a skull mug that was hand crafted in a wood-fired kiln by someone who I … Continue reading

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More Flexible, Less Fear

The other day someone asked me to describe my two biggest goals in life. Once I got over the “Hey, I thought this was going to be a casual conversation!” I spent some time thinking about my response. The reply … Continue reading

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The Less Than Default Switch

After hearing similar narratives during different coaching sessions, a pattern became clear. Different people, same narratives. Different issues, same descriptions. Different positions, same struggles. “I want to write, I would love to write, but I am not good enough compared … Continue reading

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Habit Residue

We all have Habits. Certain things we do that are a recurring pattern. Some we enjoy and are positive in our lives. Others are not great for us, and we struggle with changing them. Habits become wired in our brains … Continue reading

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