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How To Not Take Things Personally

Let’s talk about taking things personally. Do you struggle with the sting of rejection or the pang of other people’s hurtful comments? Do you ever find yourself wondering if you should keep following the path because of something someone else said? Allowing the opinions of other people to sidetrack, sideline or even derail us is…
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Making Our Own Christmas Magic

I don’t know if it’s the Christmas season, the fact that I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time with my family lately or because I’ve been stuck in a constant state of nostalgia with the writing of my memoir. (Yes, I wrote a memoir. What the hell.) Whatever the reason, I’ve felt a…
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Curiosity Killed The Cat; You Are Not A Cat

This week, I got a voicemail from a good friend who is searching for a new career. It actually made me LOL. I still struggle to write that acronym. I’m too old for it, but I actually did chuckle out loud reading it so I guess, if the hip, young acronym fits… It was a…
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Learning To Fail…

I write and speak a lot about perfectionism. I suffer from it. I’m super Type-A, with a dash of OCD and a splash of control-freak. I know: I sound like a frickin’ riot to hang out with. Here’s where this trips me up: I’m afraid of failure. I HATE looking stupid and making mistakes. As…
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Is Customer Service Dead?

Last week, I traveled alone for business. It was a quick trip from Fargo to Minneapolis. I don’t know which part thrilled me more: the excitement of the quick trip or the fact that I was ALONE. I know that makes me sound like a terrible person, but hey, it’s true. What I do know…
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