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A Primer On Self-Esteem

What you think about yourself determines what you think about MANY things. So here’s a bit of a primer on the topic of self-esteem based, in part, on The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem, by Nathaniel Branden: What IS Self- Esteem? Self-esteem is the reputation we have with ourselves, akin to our ‘brand’ – not the …

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So What Chapter Are YOU In?

From “There’s a Hole in my Sidewalk: An Autobiography in Five Short Chapters,” by Portia Nelson … So what chapter are YOU in? And what’s your plan? Original Source: www.ggci.com/blog/2006/01/what-chapter-are-you-in.htm

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Self-Imposed Pressure

A leader’s success can easily be predicted by how pressure affects performance. But while the pressures that organizations routinely place on leaders can be tremendous, it’s the pressures leaders put on themselves that are often more powerful…and debilitating. Pressures Imposed by the Organization The list of pressures that organizations put on leaders is near-infinite. Here …

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Updating Your Self-Diminishing Conclusions

The following exercise is a variation of Benjamin Franklin’s T-Chart (where he’d take a sheet of paper, divide it into two columns, and use one column to list out all the ‘pros’ of an upcoming decision and the other column to list out all the ‘cons’). In our case, though, rather than starting with a …

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Rainy Day Wisdom

A oldie, but definitely a goodie, from the archives: RAINY DAY WISDOM What the rain has to say about dreariness, exuberance, and getting yourself going again – especially on those days when you just don’t feel like it. Download your copy at: https://www.leadershiptraction.com/articles/RainyDayWisdom.pdf. Enjoy!  

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