April 2012

7 Sources of Negative Self-Talk

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

What happens when your core beliefs are negative? Nothing good. Negative, or self-limiting, beliefs create barriers for you on several fronts. They lead to procrastination and laziness. Negative beliefs habitually destroy your hopes and aspirations. Your morale suffers. So does your self-confidence and self-worth. Non-supportive beliefs make you lose your focus distracting you from your[...]

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Success in any arena depends on your ability to make excellent decisions. Solid decisions follow the guiding principles of your heart and your head. We are faced with decisions all day long: Saying “I do!” Making a purchase Believing what someone tells you Changing careers Starting a business And the list goes on. We make[...]

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It’s commonly known that the acronym KISS stands for “Keep it simple, stupid.” Well, I’ve gone ahead and modified it to be a little more effective by saying, “Keep it smart, stupid.” The KISS principle, while it shouldn’t be used every time in every situation, definitely has its place in the world of business. Where[...]

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5 Steps to Confront a Situation

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Every person faces confrontation. Some face it better than others. You know what it feels like when a person gets in your face, yelling about what you did wrong. Then this person proceeds to tell you what to do next in order to correct things. It’s awful. Unexpected. Embarrassing. But there’s the flip side. What[...]

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