CAN YOU FIX STUPID WITH GROWTH MINDSET?

We tell our children that college is the only way to a better future. I grew up believing that intelligence is absolute power and it was for that reason that I was never concerned about what college I got into. I knew that it didn’t really matter. I knew that all I needed was the […]

IF YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS, DON’T FOCUS ON THEM.

I unplugged for almost 48 hours. This means that I have more than a few people to get back in touch with today and I am also behind schedule on editing. Yesterday I spent snuggled on the couch with my boyfriend watching Clint Eastwood movies. The week before was a heavy one for us on […]

DRAMA? FIVE STRATEGIES TO DEFUSE CONFLICT

1. Stop reacting. Realize that when we react, we relinquish control. We let our emotions override our intentions, and we become emotionally hijacked. You know your cranky boss is a source of drama, so don’t let him or her have that control over your actions and your emotions. Learn to stop yourself from reacting. CLICK […]

THERAPIST? HIRE A BUSINESS COACH INSTEAD.

  “So, while many people hire therapists, I have the business equivalent: a business coach. I have been working with my coach for close to six years. We “meet” via phone for an hour, usually twice a month. He has helped me to not only transition myself from investment banker to a media and entrepreneurial hybrid, […]

THAT CRAZY WRAP. DOES ‘IT WORKS’ REALLY WORK? THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST.

Hello. I would like to introduce myself. My name is Amber Garibay and it is important for you to make note, as I am noteworthy. I am a local business owner in a smallish town called Lacey, Washington. The demographic is important because it just so happens that Lacey is right next to, or snuggled […]

BRAIN DUMP: HOW TO GET STARTED WHEN THERE IS TOO MUCH TO DO.

I woke to the sound of rain on roof top and it was welcome. The rain was a welcome distraction from too many thoughts, all of which have requirements of action, a need to follow through. “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” -Confucius […]