Is External Gratification Enough?

We all love to hear a rousing, “Job Well Done!” But what is your cheer between your ears telling you? Let me introduce you to an interesting client I have been coaching recently, with her own unique story of hard work, triumph, and yet, inner struggle.


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Warren Barry
Making Your Quirk Werk!

Do you have the freedom to be yourself, and work your way?  Do you take the time to think about what works best for you, or is it another trudging, yawning, “time to make the donuts” day?  If you sit and reflect, have you determined what really works for you?  Are you sure you’re really making your Quirk Werk?

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Warren Barry
What’s Gender Got to Do With it?

While flying to Toronto recently, I struck up a conversation with the flight attendant. She mentioned that in one more day, she gets to go home and be with her kids, and then work on her garage. Her garage, I asked? Yes, it’s quite Zen

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Warren Barry
Doing it Forever

I was talking to a close friend of mine recently, and she was explaining how she was going through boxes of stuff that had been around for a long time. It was time to finally clean house, declutter, reorganize, and, well, spring is also a great time to

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Heather Murphy
Is Being Awesome Too Fluffy?

In recent speaking engagements, I have come across what I thought was a very interesting topic. Is being awesome too fluffy? In my presentations, I have people turn to the person beside them, point at them, look them in the eye, and then

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Heather Murphy
What can you count on?

Everyone has unique talents, strengths, and their own way of making it through the world. They wake up every morning ready to give of themselves their way.  Everyone wants to give it,

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Heather Murphy
What does it take?

In light of the horrendous tragedy that occurred recently in Saskatchewan with the Humboldt Bronco’s hockey team, I have been thinking about what it takes to bring people together.

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Heather Murphy
Genshai

Genshai is an ancient Hindi word that means. “you should NEVER treat yourself or another person in a manner that makes one feel small.”I came across this word the other day listening to a program, and it just struck me.

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Heather Murphy
ARE YOU A MISFIT?

The misfit in you is what makes you awesome. It is what is right with you. These are your specific
talents, your drive, your inner goose coming out to play, it is what makes you, YOU!

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Heather Murphy
HOW FAR WILL YOUR RIPPLES GO?

Envision yourself at the edge of a pond or a lake, just sitting there taking in all that nature has to offer.  Whether it was cloudy, sunny, windy, or raining, what was the chance that you picked up a pebble and threw it into the water?

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Warren Barry