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The Art of Self-Coaching

My 2016 To Do List (“Resolutions”) _ Get in peak shape. Contact personal trainer. _ Cement life and relationship goals. Contact life coach. _ Identify annual business goals. Contact business mentor. _ Identify personal professional SMART goals. Ditto. _ Eat more sensibly. Contact nutrition expert (my mother). With “new year’s resolutions” being the hot topic [...]

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Featured Learning Tool: Embracing a Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Shunryu Suzuki About three months ago, our son (now 13 months) figured out how to walk. After months of laying on his back, then sitting, then pulling himself up on anything he could, he decided to skip crawling altogether [...]

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Learning from Stillness

For hundreds of thousands of years, humans have been a nomadic species. Our dependence on hunting and gathering food meant that we were at the mercy of the seasons and migrating herds of animals. Following sources of food requires entire communities to pack up everything in their possession, walk hundreds of miles and endure the [...]

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Learning From Your Inner Monologue

The way I speak to myself in my head has a profound influence on… The way you speak to yourself in your head has a profound influence on… The way everyone speaks to themselves has a profound influence on… EVERYTHING! Pay attention to your inner monologue. What do you say to yourself throughout the day? [...]

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Knowledge Management for SMEs: Workplace Observations and Coaching

As their companies grow and mature, small business owners learn that people come and people go. That is the nature of business and life, especially in a transient city such as Dubai. With this natural ebb and flow of people in and out of positions and companies, how do you make sure to preserve and [...]

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