Gentle Nudge

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You are good. You are strong. You do good work. We need you today. Thanks for being here. Let’s have fun!   In your corner, Mike PS: Sometimes all we need is a gentle nudge. PPS: The people around you are just as thirsty. Pass this on, dear leader.   Today’s photo credit: greatbigshowoff cc

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The sages tell us that work and life-in-general get easier and easier as we learn to be more and more present, aligned, and quietly powerful. In this state, we are less likely to see life as something to win or to protect ourselves from. And we then honestly agree with the sages when they say that […]


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Deep down, we know all this: People follow, agree with, and buy from people who are genuinely calm, energetic (those are not mutually exclusive), and confident. People resist people who try to fake it or who are frenetic, angry, negative, fearful, or unsure. Negativity, fear, anger etc. come from regretting the past or worrying about the […]

Nothing More Powerful

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Need someone to change for the better? Nothing is more powerful than believing that they can and telling them so.   In your corner, Mike PS: We can’t really fake this. They can tell when we’re just sayin’ it. But we don’t have to be 100% certain. Just mostly certain. I know you can find a way to […]


About Your Power

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Our power is our capacity to create. It flows through our desire, our vision, our reason and knowledge, and how we engage and influence others. Power is different from force. Force is what we might use to make people and things bend to our will. Power feels good. Force feels bad. When we use our power, we […]

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What If They Are Right?

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The sages have told us over and over that we are more powerful, capable, caring, creative, smart, loving, and good looking than we imagine. What if they are right? Seriously.   In your corner, Mike   Today’s photo credit: Wouter de Bruijn cc


Think Again

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“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson When you are headed for the inevitable, think again. Others may appear to be getting in your way. Think again. Whenever you think you just don’t fit, think again. If you regret what has happened or […]