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Relationships make us or break us

In his book The 100/0 Principle: The Great Secret of Relationships Al Ritter wrote – relationships surround us, confound us and sometimes lead to our defeat.  Interesting, isn’t it.  Unless you are a hermit, you interact with people every day and often those interactions, those relationships can make or break our day. 

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Little things make a difference
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It is the little things that make a difference.

In working with one of my clients his goal is to be more purposeful in his interactions with his team. He told me he has come to realize that scheduling time to check in with the people he leads has made a difference in how effectively they work together.

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Anxiety

Are you comfortable being uncomfortable?

My clients say one of the main reasons they avoid difficult conversations is because they are uncomfortable. As humans we like comfort. When life is good, and you feel comfortable your brain releases a series of chemicals that keep you feeling good.

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Workplace

Avoid Analysis Paralysis

Last Friday afternoon I presented at a virtual conference. At the end of my presentation one of the participants commented in the chat how important it is to avoid analysis paralysis. That is so true! When planning for a difficult conversation there is a danger in over thinking the situation.

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