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Don’t Take The Bait: a reminder to stay the course

June 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Don’t Take The Bait: a reminder to stay the course

Don’t take the bait A few years ago I created the necklace above out of a fishing lure.  I was struggling with the complexity of the corporate environment and I found that I was often getting triggered by circumstances.  Sometimes I didn’t handle the situation well, and my reaction ended up creating more drama than the original…

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Is Your Thinking Impacting Your Career?

June 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Is Your Thinking Impacting Your Career?

I thought I was settling in my career. Then I realized I just had a lot of unproductive and negative thinking. One big thought error loop. Signs I had a thought error loop of negative thinking: ✔️I was focusing more on the time and energy I invested in an endeavor rather than the appreciation for the experience…

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The Art of Failure: Reframing your thinking for success

June 16, 2020 | Comments Off on The Art of Failure: Reframing your thinking for success

The Art of Failure.  We are taught to seek success but we are not taught how to process failure. Failure is not spoken about in advance. It’s denied. Unacceptable.  We tend to own failure in a different way. When we fail, we become ‘less than’, we may feel shame, or lose confidence. Instead of looking at what failed…

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Painted brick wall with "trust your struggle" spray painted on it. Jill Griffin Coaching

The Struggle Bus: Relief through meditation

June 8, 2020 | Comments Off on The Struggle Bus: Relief through meditation

The struggle bus. I used to struggle with the hustle. I used to find ways to MAKE it HAPPEN. It was exhausting. My relationships were strained. I was told I was controlling and bossy. It was all true. And none of it was working for me. I had the title, the awards, the accomplished resume. But I…

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How to Achieve More at Work with Your Feelings

June 1, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Achieve More at Work with Your Feelings

One of the best tools you can use to achieve more at work is to plan how you want to feel while achieving your goal. Wait. Before you stop reading and think this is too woo-woo, hold on and hear me out.  Paying attention to how you feel means that at any time you can change the…

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Goal Setting is About Who You Get to Become

Goal Setting is About Who You Get to Become

May 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Goal Setting is About Who You Get to Become

I understand we are in extraordinary times. Have you set extraordinary goals?  The process for setting and achieving goals was always about the objective and the key result. Coming from corporate it was known as an OKR. This concept was created by John Doer of Google fame in his book Measure what Matters and while it’s an…

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Hand holding a tin that says "Let's Get Away" in the forest - Holiday Weekends - Jill Griffin Coaching

Holiday Weekends and the Great Escape

May 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Holiday Weekends and the Great Escape

Holiday weekends.  The extra day off… the long weekend of fun, a few days away to explore a nearby city, or experience the Americana of a beachside town. Sounds delightful, right? I rarely got to feel the delight. I lived my life in day counts. For me, it was always a countdown between today and my next…

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Empty shelves in grocery store with sign - scarcity mindset - Jill Griffin Coaching

3 Steps to Shake the Scarcity Mindset: a Writing Exercise

May 4, 2020 | Comments Off on 3 Steps to Shake the Scarcity Mindset: a Writing Exercise

Scarcity thinking sucks. Scarcity eats joy, exhausts us, and puts us in a constant state of lack. A scarcity mindset a bugger of an emotion that can easily pop up if you aren’t working your mind. The need to win or the fear of losing are both forms of lack or scarcity.  Have you ever achieved a…

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