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How to fix workplace conflict: don’t run for the hills

July 27, 2020 | Comments Off on How to fix workplace conflict: don’t run for the hills

One of the things my clients come to me for support with is fixing workplace conflict.  The conflict is making them unsatisfied at their very good job.  Or there’s a conflict with a colleague or supervisor. My clients often think they have to find a new job.  First they search the job boards. Then they update their resume. …

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Time Management: From Hell to Healthy

July 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Time Management: From Hell to Healthy

I didn’t always plan my week – time management wasn’t on my mind. As a corporate employee, it seemed IMPOSSIBLE to have control over my day. I didn’t start the day with any thoughtful intentions. The first thing I did was watch or listen to the News, scroll through social media, and quickly review email. I let…

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Impossible is Temporary

July 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Impossible is Temporary

In order to achieve anything you have to believe it first, and start becoming aware of your limiting beliefs. There are 3 phases of belief.   impossible possible probable Old beliefs don’t flip to new beliefs by themselves. It takes finding a believable thought, deciding how you want to feel ahead of time about that thought, and practicing the thought multiple times a day.…

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Hope Requires Action

July 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Hope Requires Action

Hope requires action. Action is what moves you forward. I hope I get the job. Hope I’m up for the promotion.  I hope I get a raise.  The feeling of hope is pretty useless.  Hope doesn’t serve you.  It doesn’t require action Hope keeps us in our thoughts about our professional circumstances – waiting for something to…

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Feelings as Fuel - Match on fire - Jill Griffin Coaching

How to Use Feelings to Advance Your Career

July 6, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Use Feelings to Advance Your Career

So often when I ask my clients how they want to feel, they look at me like I’m crazy and they don’t know what to say. How often do people asking you directly about your feelings, after all? They are experts at thinking. They are newbies at feeling. Paying attention to how you feel means that at…

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Fish Bait Necklace

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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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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