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The Answer to Your Prayers
By Julie Donley · 8 years ago
Have you ever prayed for something and wished for it and worked hard to get it but it just doesn’t come? We have all been in this place where we want something so badly we ...
Lead with Values
By Julie Donley · 8 years ago
What is important to you in life? Do you know what your values are? Values are those things that are priorities. These can be anything from nature and beauty, adventure, learning, having fun, or honor ...
Focus on What You Want Rather Than What You Fear
By Julie Donley · 8 years ago
"I have a new boss. With recent layoffs and downsizing, my boss gave up my area to a new director. My head is swimming with thoughts about how she will treat me, what she will ...
Which Is Harder: MAKING a Change or SUSTAINING the Change?
By Julie Donley · 9 years ago
My aunt and I had lunch the other day. We were discussing weight loss and I mentioned my fear of regaining the forty pounds I have worked so hard to lose when she said, "It’s ...
What’s so H.A.R.D. about Change?
By Julie Donley · 9 years ago
Why does change have to be so darn hard? We struggle to lose weight, get in shape, eliminate debt and stay (happily) married. Health issues such as heart disease, depression, addiction and obesity - preventable ...
Don’t Forget to Care
By Julie Donley · 9 years ago
‘Care’ or compassion is an essential ingredient in the profession of nursing as well as many other caring professions. Without compassion, you might as well come up with another name for "nurse" because without "care" ...
Take the Time to CARE
By Julie Donley · 9 years ago
When I started my career in health care nearly 20 years ago, I was struck by the compassion and care with which nurses and other professionals gave of themselves to their patients. It felt like ...
Motivated to Change
By Julie Fuimano · 9 years ago
You talk about how you want something different in your life – a new house, a better relationship with your spouse (or to find a spouse), get out of debt, or lose weight – but ...
Frustrated? Let Go of Your Emotional Energy
By Julie Fuimano · 9 years ago
You’re really frustrated. Angry. There is so much happening in your life and you have so many emotions floating around you can’t think straight. You’re tired. You’re moody. Ok, even irritable. Friends are complaining. Your ...
Do People Enjoy You?
By Julie Fuimano · 9 years ago
What is the experience you provide for others? Consider how your presence and behavior impacts your employees, your colleagues, your boss, your children, your parents, your spouse. The experience people have when they are with ...
Six Steps to Managing a Negative Work Environment
By Julie Fuimano · 9 years ago
Does your work environment bring out the best in you or the worst? When you leave work, do you feel drained, exhausted and even angry? Do you generally feel like you are dodging bullets all ...
Powerful Communication: Apology Do’s and Don’ts
By Julie Fuimano · 9 years ago
Do you apologize for anything and everything? Do you apologize for things that are completely out of your control? How about apologizing for other people’s behavior? Do you tend to apologize just to see if ...
What If YOU Were Front Page News? Four Steps to Freedom from Secrets
By Julie Fuimano · 10 years ago
"You cannot look at someone’s exterior and know what’s going on inside." This quote from the book The Journey Called YOU is a very profound statement because what it means is that looks can be ...
Leadership Strategies: A Productivity Model
By Julie Fuimano · 10 years ago
In 2005, as president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Coach Federation, I held a meeting with the Board of Directors because in some areas we seemed to be hitting snags in accomplishing our ...
Using the Law of Attraction to Achieve Success
By Julie Fuimano · 11 years ago
A few years ago, there was a movie produced called "The Secret" which introduced to the mainstream population the principles of the Law of Attraction. The basic premise is that whatever you dream of, you ...
Learn How to Be Happy
By Julie Fuimano · 11 years ago
"He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed." ~ Saki, British author (1870 - 1916) Happiness is not about what you own, who you married, or what you collect. Happiness is feeling good ...
What Impact Are You Having On Others?
By Julie Fuimano · 11 years ago
Lately, people, places and things have been reminding me of my friend and coaching colleague, Susan Race, who died suddenly in 2008. She was one of the first coaches I met when I entered coaching ...
Where Do You Look For YOUR Value? Featured
By Julie Fuimano · 11 years ago
Thousands of thoughts go through your mind in the course of your day and each day you make many choices. Your choices intend to bring you the greatest value. Your perception of what adds value ...
Overcoming Self-Doubt
By Julie Fuimano · 11 years ago
Everyone experiences self-doubt at some point in our lives. For many people, self-doubt can be pervasive, even crippling. It can impact your relationships. It destroys confidence. It causes procrastination or lack of effort. It can ...
Four Sources of Discontent Featured
By Julie Fuimano · 11 years ago
There is a pervasive discontent in our society today. We seem to be suffering from an epidemic of unhappiness. Why do some of us seem to constantly be looking for something that we simply never ...