State of Mind Archives - Page 4 of 8 - Amie Devero

Too Busy to Work

July 18, 2016
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Have you ever looked at your watch and realized that you have barely stopped all day – and yet, nothing important has been accomplished? This phenomenon, of being so incredibly busy that you can’t get to the really important stuff is at epidemic levels for many of us […]

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Which You Is the Real You?

July 12, 2016
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How authentic are you? By some peoples’ standards, if you simply speak every thought you have, however petty, mean or hurtful, you are being authentic. But for most of us, that version of “authenticity” seems a lot like being immature and irresponsible. Of course, if everything you say […]

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When Incompetence and Over-Confidence Co-Exist!

June 13, 2016
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Considering that each of us has just an infinitesimally small fraction of knowledge when compared to all there is to know, it’s a wonder that anyone believes they are expert at anything. And for most intelligent people, the daunting reality of how much remains unknown keeps us […]

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Your Feelings Don’t Matter

June 5, 2016
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Many years ago when I was a personal trainer I discovered the reason that personal training works for clients, even if, like me, the trainer is singularly poor at the job.  Those that hired me (and a great many did) really were not interested in my masters degree […]

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Your Future Self is Asking “What the Heck?”

May 22, 2016
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Whenever I speak to my friends who have gotten tattoos, I am struck by their level of certainty that later, in the future, they will not regret the decision. For myself, I feel certain that I am not equipped to predict what taste my future self will have […]

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Making Working from Home REALLY WORK!

May 9, 2016
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The notion of working from home seems so awesome. No need to dress up. Work with the cat on your lap. Never search for a parking spot. No commute and therefore no sitting in traffic. Plus, no annoying colleagues to stop by and interrupt you. Yet, for […]

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Looking at it in a different way

April 27, 2016
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One of the most important services that I provide to my performance coaching clients is “reframing”. Reframing is a very interesting and scientifically validated approach to altering our emotions about something. It essentially takes a specific set of facts and places them inside of a different “story”. One […]

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Managing Yourself Before Others

April 11, 2016
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As leaders in business and elsewhere, we are often preoccupied with our employees, peers, bosses and how to support or cultivate their effectiveness. But before we can be really successful in leading others, we have to be masterful at managing ourselves, our emotional triggers, how we behave, how […]

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