What’s Your Leadership Style?

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What is your leadership style? Or what will it be? Great leaders are all around us. They’re in our schools, our churches, our businesses, our community organizations…our neighborhoods and our families. You might respect some of these leaders and look to them for guidance, but how often do you really think about what attracts you…

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You Have a Voice: Telling Your Truth

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More than ever, it’s critical that conscious leaders around the globe have a voice. And it’s critical that they use that voice as part of an effective communication strategy if they want to make a difference and create a win/win world. Your communication is the response you get. This means that if you don’t like…

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Foot in Mouth Syndrome: the Keys to Effective Communication

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If you’ve ever been told to shut up, or that your opinion doesn’t matter, or if you’ve been reprimanded and made to feel that you don’t have a voice, then you might have Foot-in-Mouth Syndrome. Communication is the response you get, so if you’re not getting the responses you want in business, family and love,…

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Improve Communication in 3 Steps

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When you learn to improve communication, you will feel heard, you will gain respect, and all of your relationships will be more fulfilling. In my last article, Better Communication in Seconds, we explored the power of being present. If you missed that one, click on the link and spend five minutes learning to improve your…

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Better Communication in Seconds

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Better Communication is huge! Poor communication is not only one of the top reasons relationships end, addressing it can help to heal all the other reasons. When you think of poor communication, you might think about the silent treatment or secret-keeping. In reality, it can be much more subtle and hard to recognize—particularly when you…

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Lessons from my Dog

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As many of you know, I had to say goodbye to my beloved dog Merlin last month.  For fourteen years, Merlin was my familiar, my confidant and continues to live deeply in my heart.  As we wrap up our relationship module in the Conscious Leadership Academy, I realized that there are many lessons we can…

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The Essence of Relationships: Self, Others and Beyond

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What patterns show up in your relationships? Do they leave you? Or do you leave before they can go? Do you feel like you’re always being punished? Or do you have trouble trusting, or equate relationships with pain? Your subconscious thoughts, or BubbleTalk, are created by the beliefs instilled in you at a very young…

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Essence of Intimacy

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What is your idea of intimacy? Is it sex? Is it telling others your deep, dark secrets? The Essence of Intimacy is knowing that your Strength Lies in Your Vulnerability, in all types of circumstances and in all types of relationships. At Essence of Being, we define intimacy as “In To Me See,” meaning that…

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Are You Relationship Material?

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Are you relationship material? Are you a “catch?” And are you ready to find and to be “the one”? There is a fairly simple way to find out, and it begins with paying attention to why you say, “I love you” to someone you care for. What do you expect to get from sharing those…

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The Wet Truth Process

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When you pronounce the word Intimacy like “In To Me See,” you can begin to have a better understanding of what it really means. We often equate intimacy with sex, when in fact, they can exist separately from each other. Intimacy means opening our hearts to each other, so “into each other we can see,”…

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