MAWMonday Motivators 04/30/2017

Giving What You Don't Owe You don't owe anyone anything. I believe that. What I am asking is, "What do you have to give?" I have written several pieces about empathy, but I'm afraid that the problem goes beyond our inability to see each other's choices as reasonable. We are vigilant and ever-ready to call names and dehumanize. At this point, I would settle for just an unprovok...
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MAWMonday Motivators 10/23/2016

As I read term papers from students this week, I began to think about my passion for helping people and my own journey through life. Would I have become the person I am if I had been saved from some of the disappointments and outright failures I endured? How can I know that my help is not an enabling that saves another from their most important lesson? I resolved that it always...
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MAWMonday Motivators 09/18/2016

My favorite part about being a coach is the product--what my clients produce. Second to that fave is the moment when a client realizes that their product is possible. I sometimes laugh at myself because the search for this reward gets me into some strange conversations judging by the looks I get. I not only believe you can do it--whatever it is. I know the HOW. Believe it or no...
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MAWMonday Motivators 05/15/2016

I don't know if you noticed, but I missed MAWMonday Motivators last week for the first time in over 84 weeks. Caught in the turbulent sea of emotions that attend graduations, new connections, transitions, and farewells, my responsibility to write weekly encouragement was spent in active demonstration of my advice. Now, the sea has calmed. Yet, like you, there are many miles lef...
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