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Innovating During Tough Times

David B. Nast | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

When should you innovate? When times are tough, most organizations cut costs and hope to weather the storm. As we've discussed in previous articles, hope is not a strategy, and the best time to innovate is ALWAYS.

When To Quit

David B. Nast | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Unless you are giving up cigarettes, quitting carries a negative connotation. When does it make sense to give up on your goals? Goal-setting is impo...

Best Ex Ever?

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.06.2016 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Convinced your ex is the best ex ever? Are you stuck comparing every new person you meet to him or her? Here's how to get the perspective you need so you can move on.

Joint Ventures: Risks And Rewards

David B. Nast | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

A joint venture is a partnership of two or more organizations. So when does it make sense to consider a joint venture and what are the risks versus the rewards?

Writing from the Soul: How Your Story Defines Your Self

Suzannah Galland | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Why do so many of us feel like our lives are fictions that need revision? It's because every one of us has a specific, unique story that we tell ourse...

Beware The Weekend Warriors

Betsy Chasse | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Betsy Chasse

The other day I read an article by Andrea Ranae called Why The Personal Growth Industry is not Changing The World and I couldn't agree with her more. ...

Agent of Change: Kyle Cease On Being In The Moment And Boldly Evolving Out Loud

Greg Archer | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

Picking spiritual lint out of your navel is so 2012. Welcome to the latter half of the decade, a time rife with political curiosities and, to be sure,...

'You Could Have Killed My Son'

Fred Engh | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Fred Engh

Speaking to various youth sports organizations throughout my career, I'm often floored by the number of stories people will come up and tell me afterward. I kept a diary of all these stories, and as I reflect back they never cease to amaze me.

Coaches -- At All Levels -- Must Do More To Prevent Campus Rapes

Ken Reed | Posted 06.24.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

The sexual assault case involving Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, along with the light six-month sentence he received, has brought the problem of sexual assault on college campuses -- especially those involving college athletes -- back into the national spotlight.

Asking For Help

David B. Nast | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Some people think asking for help is a sign of weakness. Others believe if you want something done right, do it yourself. Reject these notions.

Never Say Can't, Rather I'm Having Extreme Difficulties

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.22.2016 | Good News
Heather Gillis-Harris

When confronted with negativity from others, I've learned to dig deep and trust myself, to understand who I am as a person. Most importantly I've learned to love myself and not let past experiences or people influence me into thinking I'm not worthy.

How To Build Influence And Land That Leadership Role

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

Leadership is all about influence, the more influence we have, the better the leader we can be.

3 Tips for Free Sessions That Sell

Kristie Notto | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Kristie Notto

Most coaches don't know how to find their ideal clients so they can start a conversation. That's why offering free get acquainted sessions is such a powerful tool for attracting high end clients.

How To Prime Your Memory Pump

Patti M Hall | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
Patti M Hall

We all feel our memories are fading. But that simply isn't how memory works.

Don't Get Distracted By The Noise

Zack Young | Posted 06.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Zack Young

It can be difficult in this world to follow your dreams, depart from the masses and simply regain control to focus on your own life. Distraction is ev...

Is there an Inflation of Coaches?

Consuela Dezso | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Consuela Dezso

I was in a Facebook group of entrepreneurs the other day and saw this question: "Can you be a business coach if you've never owned your own business?"...

Post-Merger Integration vs. Disintegration

David B. Nast | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

71% of post-merger integrations (PMIs) fail, according to a 2015 study conducted by Deloitte. Bain & Co. examined 24,000 transactions over a 10 year ...

3 Steps to Prioritizing You

Rebecca Matias | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Rebecca Matias

Do you prioritize yourself? What do you do that is a form of self-denial? Do you have a belief that you are not good enough? Each and every moment, you contribute to the belief that you are either worth everything or you are worth nothing. And at the end of the day, your mental and emotional bank balance reflects that belief.

The 7 Keys To Finding A Perfect Life Coach (For You)

Anna Anderson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Anna Anderson

So you'd like to hire a life coach... You are doing ok, yet something is missing in your life and you have a desire for an unspecified change. Perhap...

A Woman's Passion Saves Her Marriage

Amy Begel | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Begel

No, I'm not talking about that kind of passion. I've been thinking about the whole "co-dependence" question, which prompted me to share a case from m...

Two Things Almost Dying Taught Me About Business

Maryanne Elizabeth | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Maryanne Elizabeth

I never told this story before but I am now in the hopes that my story will help you! If you get one thing out of this article, I hope that it's to live your life without fear because fear is what holds us back.

These 7 Questions Will Change The Way You Lead Forever

James Carbary | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
James Carbary

Coaching is one of the most powerful leadership and sales tools.

Mapping Your Company's Genome

David B. Nast | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

What if you knew exactly what attributes were needed to have a Rock-Star in every position within your company? What if you could evaluate all new hires to help select high-potential candidates and know where they need coaching to perform at their best?

How to Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO

John P. David | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
John P. David

As I read more business books and meet more authors, I find it interesting that many have started out writing blogs or newsletter articles which, over time, gained steam and led to eventual published works.


Elle Phillips | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Elle Phillips

Fear. A four letter word that packs a lot of punch. This little sucker keeps us trapped, playing small and giving up on our dreams. It convinces us of a distorted reality in which we are the victim and only 'bad' things can happen to us. The continual monologue of all things that could, would and will go wrong.