Archive for the depression Tag

Are You Feeling Stuck?

We all get stuck from time-to-time. Stuck in a relationship, in a job, in being overweight, in financial lack, in an unhealthy lifestyle, or simply in a way of doing something we wish would change. How does this happen? I mean, here we are more than half-way through 2017 and people have more choices and more options than ever before. How does a person get Read More...

Low Performers: Punishment or Support?

When you manage or lead people, you know to expect that things won’t always be sunshine and roses. Your role requires you to lead, motivate, and inspire to get the results your company wants. Your role also requires you to be involved when people aren’t performing well. In my experience, most managers and leaders have been taught to enforce consequences upon low or non-performing people. Read More...

Corporate Suicide: What’s the Answer?

On May 17, 2017, one of the best singers in the music industry killed himself immediately following a concert. Chris Cornell was 52. Most people wouldn’t think that Cornell was the prime age, sex, and ethnicity to commit suicide. If you’re a business executive, business owners or well-paid salesperson, it’s important for you to read this entire post. Why? Because you’re at a higher risk Read More...

The Ultimate Business Trifecta

What do you get when you mix visualization, meditation, and mindfulness? A technique that has been proven to get massive, quick, effective, and sustainable results! Let’s take a brief look at the individual components: Visualization: The world’s elite athletes have recognized the power of visualization for decades. Michael Jordan could “see” the ball going through the net. Michael Phelps could “feel” his body gliding through Read More...

The Problem with Communication – Part II

In the introduction to this series of posts, The Problem with Communication – Part I, I discussed the etymology of words in the English language, a few of the processes the human brain uses when receiving information and processing it, and a recent discovery by neuroscience that reveals there are influences that are not seen, but are felt, that affect communication. —————————————— “The single biggest Read More...

How Procrastination Affects Your Sales

If you read my recent article There is No Such Thing as Procrastination then you know that it really doesn’t exist. The behaviors that have been labeled as “Procrastination” are really the human mind’s way of conserving precious energy. It’s called Ego Depletion. If you’re in sales, then understanding how procrastination, Ego Depletion, and delaying action or decisions is important. Isn’t that fair to say? Read More...

An Open Letter to Doctors, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners

The Positive and Negative of Self-Talk

Imagine this scene: You have a disagreement with a co-worker. Words are shared back-and-forth that may have been building for some time. You part ways, yet, your inner dialogue continues. The words you shared; the look on the face and behaviors of the other person become more intense, bigger, brighter, and more colorful. The emotions which were being kept in check are now growing exponentially; Read More...

If You’re a Leader, You May Have Acid Reflux

Let’s face it, stress is a common denominator of anyone who leads others. Close on the heels of stress is insomnia, a less-than-optimal diet, and a host of other stress-related problems…including ACID REFLUX! Why do I bring up acid reflux? (pun intended) On the last two NBC Evening News reports, over-the-counter acid reflux medicines were reportedly linked to chronic kidney disease and dementia. “January 15th, Read More...

The Human Mind is Easily Fooled

When what is expected doesn’t happen, the mind goes into a search for meaning, very literally into a hypnotic trance state. During that time, you can give your thoughts new meanings. Consider how this could help you with any hurts, habits, hang-ups, and limiting beliefs…now… Dr. Edward Lewellen is a Master Executive Coach, leadership and sales expert, and keynote speaker for some of the largest Read More...