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Some of us, as leaders, go through a series of purpose-expressions, a series of careers, as we grow, learn and become more and more of who we are meant  to be.  Others find one avenue immediately after high school or college and stay with that one expression of their vision throughout much of their life. Whichever path you follow is yours, not right or wrong, just yours..

The one core truth we learn, however, is that whatever path we choose, there will be a continuous series of opportunities for growth or stagnation. For living our truth or being in self-betrayal. Choosing leadership, consciously or otherwise, requires that we be ready to grow in order to deal with all the challenges, opportunities, and expansions that happen as our vision takes on a life of its own. That choosing can support compassion, understanding, and a greater leadership skill as those around us go through their process as well.

As leaders, we are challenged at times to decide if we are ready or even want to grow to that next level, to lead at that level, to become even more of who we are.

If you are human, you will at times want to stop, to breath, to reconsider your choices. That is never a failing, or a weakness, rather it is an amazing gift you give yourself. When you have grown significantly, or when it is time to grow significantly,  stopping to catch up with yourself, to integrate all that is happening, is a smart and solid way of strengthening your foundation, your connection to your Spirit,  to your purpose, and to you.

Use these articles as a means to do that.

Millionaire business woman adjusting vision

Adjusting The Vision Or The Way

By Blog, Coaching, Transition

Lately, I have been seeing the difficulty that arises for some when they need to make adjustments to their vision or their approach when things are not going as expected. We read about the need for a clear, concise, vision or goal so that it can be actualized in the most efficient and effective way. I agree with that concept…

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Adventure – Energy & Momentum

By Energy

In speaking with a business associate last week, he was surprised when I started referencing life as an adventure. He didn’t disagree, he had just never thought of it in that context. My doing so, caused him to step back and reevaluate his own life and how it had progressed. Accidentally? Per chance? With conscious choice in creating a life…

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trees in transition

The Call To Leadership

By Leadership

When hearing about leadership, it is almost natural to think of someone in an organizational or political context. However, every one of us on this planet is called to leadership. Leadership of our lives, our future, our daily lives and so on. Yes, for some, it may also in addition apply to their position within their own or another’s organization….

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powerful person personality

What Is A Powerful Person

By Articles, Blog, Coaching, Energy, Mental Health

In my 20+ years as a psychotherapist seeing 42 patients a week, I learned an immense amount of practical knowledge about working with strong and/or manipulative personalities. I also learned to see quite clearly the distinction between powerful personalities and powerful people. Believe it or not, there is a vast difference. A strong personality is frequently someone who has a…

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flowers in the snow

One Of Those Days

By Transition

Have, and I hope you have, had one of those days, or even weeks, where life is just filled with excitement, potential, and freedom? Today is one of those days!  I’ve had these wonderful experiences throughout the week yet, for balance perhaps, moments of “Why am I here?” have also surfaced.  My experience is such that, when we are ready…

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New Dreams

By Uncategorized

It is such a delight to meet people who give themselves permission to have a new dream or a new approach to an old dream. In the past, often I heard people telling me that they had a dream at one point, and they were too old to change it now. We are NEVER too old especially since some of…

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A Call To Compassion And One Humanity

By Articles, Blog, Mindset, Success

Last night I watched the new Julie Roberts movie, Leave the World Behind. This is a movie along the lines of apocalyptic movies and yet not. While watching it I kept thinking “this is going someplace but where?” After it ended, I was left with this incomplete, yet dreaded feeling that this is a political? social? religious? commentary on our…

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Christmas Expectations

By Articles, Blog, Mental Health, Mindset, Values

Most newsletters sent out today or tomorrow are usually wonderfully inspiring and ethereal. That is such a gift.   However, I would like to provide another approach. As a psychotherapist in private practice for 25+ years, this time of year – November 15th to January 15th, extra appointments were always the norm…. Why? Expectations. It is true that this time of…

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