Archive for the inspire Tag

What You Believe is No Longer True

“The world is flat” “You must have wiring to make phone calls” “It takes an entire room to hold a computer” “The U.S. will always be the most dominant force in the world” “Addicts need to be shunned and humiliated to convince them to change” “Marriage is a life-long commitment” Whether you agree that all of the beliefs stated above have changed, or not, you Read More...

Collaborative Conflict – The Many Faces of Conflict

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post titled Collaborative Conflict – The 5 Myths. To go beyond those, this post will help you appreciate the many situations and circumstances that can be catalysts for conflict and a ways to collaborate with others in resolving each one. In the next, and last, post in this series, I’ll share the five key resolutions skills needed to Read More...

Leading Yourself: A 4-Step Formula

If you’ve ever followed someone while driving so that they could lead you to a destination, you know it can be fulfilling or it can be extremely frustrating. Fulfilling if they get you where you want to go in a reasonable amount of time and without incident. Frustrating if they aren’t quite sure where they’re going themselves, lead at the wrong pace, and take more Read More...

Neuro Gastric Band Procedure – Hangout #3

Check out our latest video on weight loss and the Neuro Gastric Band procedure here: http://youtu.be/EK–hDdTkUo For additional information, check out this ABC News Report about the “Mind Band” procedure: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/MindMoodNews/gastric-mind-band-prompts-weight-loss-hypnotism/story?id=11700551

Is Your Glass Half-Empty, Half-Full, or is There Another Option?

Here’s an interesting exercise on an age-old question; Is the glass half-full or half-empty? Read on and see if the logic is as intriguing to you as it was to me… A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with Read More...

The Truth About Fears Revealed

Fears are a natural part of life and are designed to protect us from hurt and pain. If, for example, you have an experience of almost drowning in the ocean, your mind may cause you to be afraid of ever going into a body of water again. The chances of you having the same traumatic experience in the water again is minute, but the protection mechanism in your mind doesn’t want to Read More...

We Are All Salespeople: Why are Some Better Than Others?

We’re all salespeople.  No matter how introverted or shy you are; no matter how much you believe you hate salespeople, you are one.  Take a moment and think about it: In order to influence another person to get what you want, you have to ‘sell’ them on the idea and then to act upon it.  Below are a few ways you can become one of Read More...

What Can You Do in 90 seconds?

When you say “90-Seconds”, you think, “That’s not much time at all!” 90-seconds. A minute-and-a-half. Not much can happen in that amount of time. Or, can it? According to Neuro-Scientist and Neuro-Anatomist Jill Bolte Taylor, 90-seconds is the longest amount of time that an emotion can last in anyone’s body…unless we choose to hold onto it and stay angry after the initial 90 seconds of Read More...

How Will Your Company Increase Fourth Quarter Revenue?

The first order of business in the Baldrige Criteria is Leadership and it is the item that carries the largest weight of the six Process Areas, 22% of it.  Another statistic is that 80% of the chokehold on any company is the psychology of the leadership; how they see themselves, their belief systems, and their behaviors.  If nothing else will, this should tell a business owner or Read More...

Judgement Day – The Times We Play God

When you hear the term “Judgement Day” many things may come to mind; anywhere from the Biblical sense to one of the “Terminator” movies with Arnold Schwarzenegger. I want you to think about the times during each day that you pass judgement.  You pass judgement on the person who pulls in front of you on the street and causes you to swerve or slow down.  Most people Read More...