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Offensive bathroom break

You’ll often hear people talk about “scarcity mentality” and “abundance mentality.” I know you’ve read and internalized all the usual signs of “scarcity mentality,” so I won’t repeat what you already know.  But there’s one sneaky way scarcity mentality comes up, even in the person most convinced they’re “abundantly minded.” When I’ve pointed it out…

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Resisting?

Many years ago I worked with a woman who’d just written a book. She had an incredible personal story to tell and even her publishers knew it was going to blow the F up when it was released. “Marguerite” had one problem though…  She kept holding back the book launch. First, it was another round…

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How to say “pay me” when people ask to “pick your brain.”

Have you ever been at a party, dinner, or some other event, and someone finds out what you do professionally – then proceeds to ask a million questions and “pick your brain?” This happens to me all the time, and I’ve devised the perfect response I want to share with you today. Before I do,…

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The Real Reason You‘re Not Getting The Results You Want

One of my nephews is obsessed with dinosaurs. When I was visiting him in June, I took him to an arcade to play Jurassic Park. When it was over, we took all the tickets we’d collected to exchange it for a prize. He picked a magic dinosaur egg, of course. There were very specific instructions…

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Visibly Invisible

If I ask you, “what do you do” – do you clam up, fumble over your words, and excuse yourself to the bathroom?  Luckily, you’re not alone if you feel this, because this is very common! I’ve helped thousands of people with this exact issue. In all cases, they believed they could fix it by…

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Triggered AF

When I was a kid, my sister and I made up a game called “dress of jewels.” You open your closet, look at a dress, then close it and say  “I wish for a dress of rubies, emeralds, and diamonds!” If you wished hard enough, it would happen. We always convinced ourselves we’d seen a…

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Burnout-Proof

Want to know what one of the biggest fears you’ll encounter when you’re setting new boundaries? It’s a tricky one! A few months ago I was speaking about boundaries with one of our Capacity Shift™ clients on a group call. She was setting new boundaries she wasn’t used to having, but which she needed for…

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The Worst Imaginable Thing

I was listening to Bob Iger’s book “The Ride of A Lifetime” in my car while I was on vacation recently. The opening was so intense and riveting; I was 30 minutes late to my doctor’s appointment because I lost track of time. Several years back, one of the worst imaginable tragedies that ever happened…

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Mary Reynolds

Ever think watching a movie about a landscape designer would help you have a huge breakthrough around your boundaries?  Well, that movie exists and I’ve got to tell you about “Dare To Be Wild,” which I found on Netflix a few years ago.  It’s a TRUE story about the life of a woman named Mary…

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Hallmark nightmare

Let’s pretend this is a story about “Anna.” Anna is your quintessential plucky Hallmark main character. She has a bakery and wants it to be the best bakery in town.  So she hires a marketing agency who assigns her an “expert” who happens to be a hot guy with a dumb temper and even dumber…

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