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Momentum for Change

This month we are focusing on working on the right things. It is possible that the goals we set at the beginning of the year were not the right ones for us. This can be the very reason lost momentum towards our goals. How do we know what areas of our own self-development we need to work on? Click here for the full article.
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What Do You Really Want?

Did you know that high achievers have bigger visions? They have the perspective that anything can happen-so they let themselves dream big. Click here for the full article.
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Using Rewards and Positive Reinforcement to Train Your Dog

It doesn’t matter what type of dog you are working with, chances are high with this type of training. Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Navigating Change

As you think about how you have been approaching change in your life, consider these four steps Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Oops to Eureka

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can achieve greatly” -Robert Kennedy I am working on a presentation for our team on Happiness using the book “The Happiness Advantage” by Shawn Achor. This blog will focus on one specific chapter entitled “Falling Up” which discusses the opportunity to turn failure into success. As a coach I have had many clients, in fact most of my clients, have faced some type of adversity which they believed created a failure for them. The clients who were able to see the opportunity in the challenge rather than looking at it from the perspective of total failure were able to make the most progress with turning the opportunity in to a future success. In Improv, this realization is called “Oops to Eureka”. What we think of as our greatest failure can sometimes be turned into a great success. Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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A Passionate Life

"Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."— Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s February-a month associated with love and passion. I want to focus this month’s blog on doing what we love. I have worked with clients who are extremely successful, yet are not doing what they love. This seems counterintuitive because most of us believe that if someone is successful that person must love what they do. This is not always the case. Tama Kieves in “This Time I Dance” talks about her own evolution into doing what she loves. She was a very successful lawyer yet found herself lamenting to a friend that she wasn’t sure she LOVED being a lawyer. Her friend asked “If you are this successful doing work you don’t love doing, then what could you do with work you love doing?” I think this is a great question for all of us as we connect the word love with work Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Working on the Right Thing

Last month we began a series on Overcoming Blocks to Success and the focus was on misalignments. When you asked yourself the questions about misalignments, did you find anything that you need to work on? I know that I personally have to work on my own denial especially in areas when I tell myself that something isn’t impacting me when it definitely is. Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Thinking Differently about Conflict

When we think about conflict, many of us cringe. We avoid it, we ignore it, and we may try desperately to remain disengaged from it. However, when we allow ourselves to embrace conflict as a natural component of healthy relationships, we can learn tools and techniques that move us through conflict more quickly and resolutely. Dudley Weeks in “Eight Essential Step to Conflict Resolution” lays out a road map for us to successfully navigate through conflict. Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Overcoming Blocks to Success

This month we are going to focus on the first roadblock- misalignments. Misalignments include; assumptions we are making about what is possible, attitudes and beliefs we have, biases we hold, convictions we have developed, and unexamined perceptions of self, others and the world. Misalignments can be also be viewed as incongruence in the ways that we think or ways that we behave which are out of sync with what we really want. For example, if you want to change a behavior but keep doing what you have always done, that is a misalignment. Click here for the full article.