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We’ve talked about ways to grow your money, but let’s face it – it’s EASY to spend money! Whether online or in the store, there are things peeking out from around every corner saying, “You neeeeeeeed me!” I’d venture to guess that half the time, the expenditures are necessary. The other half of the time,[...]

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Become One With It

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

To truly influence and maximize the power within your grasp, you need to become “one with it.” Huh? Let me tell you a story. A few years ago, I took an off ramp, circling around to a huge overpass when I hit black ice.  Now, most of you reading who live where there’s snow understand[...]

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Negativity is contagious. If you disagree then I have some property to sell you in the middle of the Arctic Circle!  In my last blog post  I talked about the consequences of keeping negative people in your life.  Seriously, what people think of themselves, their circumstances, or you can affect what you think about yourself, your circumstances,[...]

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All women have intentions.  Action begins with intention.  But not all intentions lead to action.  How can you change that?  Is it necessary that you do?  What intentions should not lead to action? How many times have you said, “I am going to get more organized” or “I need to finish this project” only to[...]

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Influence From a female Dale Carnegie

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

From Dale Carnegie to Robert Cialdini and Kevin Hogan, much information written on influence emerges from men.  Even though the ideas and opinions they offer are valuable, women are yearning to know what influence tactics, negotiations, and language resonate for them. We are thirsty to study how we can use influence strategies with OUR minds,[...]

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What do Steve Jobs, Angelina Jolie, Bill Gates, Tom Cruise and Kate Gosselin have in common?  They are famous control freaks! In my last blog I talked about the female manipulator.  WOW – thank you for your great comments!  I had no idea how many women are dealing with a manipulator.  Let me introduce her[...]

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Learn to Spot the Female Manipulator

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

My mom used to buy a new dress, hang it in the closet for 3 weeks.  Wear it.  And when dad asked, “Is that a new dress?” she replied, “No, I’ve had it for awhile” winking at me.  Of course, this was the extent of my mother’s manipulation of dad.  She really didn’t need his[...]

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There’s a lot of talk nowadays on the ability to receive guidance from our intuition, our inner voice and some even call it our inner psychic. So how is one to discern what these all mean and which one would be best for their business? My personal conviction is that you were born and equipped[...]

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Create the life you want You don’t need to rely on others to get your needs met.  Responsibility for happiness is yours.  Your self-esteem is found deep inside.  You surround yourself with positive energy.  You surround yourself with empowering and supportive friends.  You require a profession, career, or business that expresses your skills, smarts, and[...]

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Are you STILL asking for permission?

by Karen Keller, Ph.D.

I could really use some input on today’s blog post- can you please help me out? Do you ever feel like you have to ask permission for everything in life? I mean when is the last time that you ate the cake, drank that wine, bought that dress and those shoes and didn’t feel like[...]

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