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Influence

Asking for What You Want

How often are you getting what you really want, at home or at work? Too often, people don’t get what they really want because they don’t ask for what they want.

Communication

3 Steps to Better Listening

Oftentimes people will want to be better listeners and they aren't sure how. Here are 3 quick tips on how to listen more fully and be more focused during a conversation.

Communication

Winning More Arguments

Want to know our secret steps to winning more arguments, at work or home? Give these six steps a shot and see if you don't walk away happier with the outcome!

Accountability

Your Intent and Your Patterns

While you may not have the specific habit of “going against the grain,” you are biologically wired to create patterns for yourself. These show up in what you do, and also how you think, communicate, and interact. So what to do? Toss all your patterns, habits, and processes in the trash? Not necessarily…

Mindset

Stress Zone, Party of 1?

Getting into the Stress Zone more than you want? Cathy and Ivan talk about what could be happening, and ways to get ahead of it and stop the cycle!

Influence

Getting Heard

If the people you’re interacting with don’t seem to hear what you’re really saying, you still have options for how you exercise healthy control over your part of the interaction. Don’t just throw up your hands and say, “They aren’t listening!” Change up what you say and/or HOW you say it.

Mindset

Getting UN Stuck

Move past what you DON'T want, and begin to implement a short process so you can widen your view to see what you want and how you can start to create something different.

Accountability

Voting with Your Calendar

This video pulls several key ideas together to help us focus on how we choose—intentionally or unintentionally—to spend our time.