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Dr. Peggy Marshall

Thanksgiving-From Then to Now

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Gratitude is extremely important to our well-being and our success in life. Shawn Achor (2) in “The Happiness Advantage” reports that “consistently grateful people are more energetic, emotionally intelligent, forgiving, and less likely to be depressed, anxious, or lonely.”
Dr. Peggy Marshall

The Power Hour

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If you choose this option, you will want to keep your journal or action plan readily available so that you can document progress and success.
Surrender

Surrender

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As you reflect on the fall season and the confidence that nature demonstrates in surrender, how can you
Best Self

Living into OUR Best Selves

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In this circumstance a person stands back and refuses to help because they do not want to own a given situation. It is hard to become a trusted person when we back away from lending a hand.
Dr. Peggy Marshall

Making Productivity Your Friend

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The first behavior that Haden discusses is the creation of a process that leads to a goal- recommending that we need to create systems not goals. This seems to fly in contrast to our January 1 activity of setting goals for the upcoming year.
Noise

Controlling the Noise of Life

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One of my roles was to connect the book “Before Happiness” by Shawn Achor to increasing personal performance. If you read my blog last month, you know I am a big fan of Shawn’s. I am going to focus on one specific skill from the book-noise cancellation
Dr. Peggy Marshall

Constructing Your Reality

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As you read the title for May’s blog you are probably wondering where I could possible go with a title like that. Actually, it’s a chapter in Shawn Achor’s book “Before Happiness” which is called Reality Architecture. I have been a fan of Shawn Achor
Dr Peggy Marshall

Leading with Your Strengths

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Towards the end of the last century there was a focus on exploring what people excelled at instead of highlighting where they needed to grow.
Dr Peggy Marshall

Sprinting to Success

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It’s August-most of us have taken our vacations; are renewed and are thinking about what we still want to accomplish in 2012. I am introducing a strategy to help you think through what you need to do to achieve your goals fourth quarter.