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Comfort is Your Enemy

Published on February 17, 2011 by Annetta Wilson

Comfort is your enemy.  At a time when many people are looking for anything that can give them a sense of stability and ‘the familiar’, this seems a strange statement to make.

Think about it.  Does any major change, movement, or progress happen without some…

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Is That Really YOU?

Published on February 15, 2011 by Annetta Wilson

What if everything you thought you knew about yourself was false?

What if you were in situations that forced you to react in ways that totally surprised and maybe even shocked you?

What would that do to your sense of self?  How would that change your relationships?

I had the chance to…

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Is Your ‘But’ Getting in the Way?

Published on February 8, 2011 by Annetta Wilson

A big ‘But’ can be a problem.  No, not THAT one, that one has an extra ‘T’.  The one I’m talking about usually shows up in the middle of a statement.

The word ‘but’ has magical powers.  We use it all the time, but rarely do…

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Can You Handle the Truth?

Published on February 1, 2011 by Annetta Wilson

In the movie “A Few Good Men”, starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson, Nicholson’s character delivers a line that has become famous.

Nicholson’s character, a hard-core soldier, is on the witness stand being questioned by Cruise’s character, a military lawyer.  When Cruise…

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Did You Fail? Congratulations!!

Published on January 27, 2011 by Annetta Wilson

‘The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people fail more’- Martha Beck, writer

That’s quite a different take on failure, don’t you think?

Sometimes our biggest failures show up when we try to communicate and can’t seem to get our point across.  Of course, it’s…

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Don’t Believe Everything You Think!

Published on January 25, 2011 by Annetta Wilson

It took me a long time to figure out what I would write to you to kick off the New Year.  I thought about writing something on making and keeping resolutions or perhaps ideas on how to communicate in a more positive way.

Then…

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