Depositphotos_133296534_l-2015-1024x614 Push the envelope and test yourself

Grammarist.com says: To push the envelope means to extend the boundary of what is possible, to take a risk by going farther than others think is acceptable. The term push the envelope was popularized in the early 1980s, following the publication of the book The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe. The book The Right Stuff chronicled American pilots who tested high-speed aircraft,…

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Depositphotos_189052324_l-2015-1024x678 When I'm 64

So I’ve heard this song many times. But as I was telling a 34-year-old client that I am taking July 1 off for my birthday, I asked if she was familiar with the song “When I’m 64?” She didn’t think so. Well, I am 64 or will be by the time I publish this. Seems…

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Change-Trajectory-Depositphotos_100723646_l-2015-1024x693 Are you ready to change trajectory?

Vocabulary.com defines trajectory as: If you stay on your current trajectory of constant shopping, dining out, and yacht rentals, you’ll end up broke. A trajectory is the path of an object through space, or the path of life that a person chooses. Trajectory comes from the Latin trajectoria, which means “throw across.” The prefix tra- is short for trans-, which means “across” (think transport and transit) and…

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overcome-adversity-Depositphotos_97118248_l-2015-1024x760 How do you overcome adversity?

2020 has been the year to overcome adversity. When I am coaching new or returning clients, many of them are talking about how difficult this year has been. But for all the difficulties, there are opportunities. Just this afternoon, I was talking to a client who has been a Manufacturing Controller in the finance world.…

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Survive-and-thrive-Depositphotos_114217532_l-2015-1024x638 Your time to not only survive but thrive

These are confusing times. But think for a moment. Opportunities are born out of difficult and confusing times if you view this current COVID-19 crisis (or any other crisis) as your time to only survive but thrive. Why is it time to not only survive but thrive? Out of difficulty comes determination and innovation. If…

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