Self Improvement

October 14, 2022

How to Decide When You Are Undecided

I’m not one who often struggles to decide. At times, it can be a good thing, and other times, well, let’s just say, the biblical quote […]
September 12, 2022

The Value of Asking Open-Ended Questions

In a recent blog post, I shared tips for how to deal effectively with conversations that have you feeling emotionally triggered. Suggested Reading: What to Do […]
August 9, 2022

How to Write Engaging Speeches

An Introduction to Rhetoric Today, public speaking may seem like an innate talent of certain charismatic people. However, most of the public speakers we admire, learned […]
July 13, 2022

What To Do When Someone Emotionally Triggers You

Last week I taught a coach training class where I demonstrated a live coaching exchange with a student who asked about the value a coach brings […]
July 12, 2022

Cultivating Mindful Conversations

Mindful communication can make a world of difference when tensions or emotions run high. Learn how to watch for the bifurcation point and avoid the deterioration of any conversation.
June 10, 2022

Is it Time to Prioritize and Reduce

Sometimes there are topics that continue to resurface in meetings and conversations with clients. The issue of addressing burnout is one such topic. Recently, I’ve been […]
May 14, 2022

Leaders Dealing with Burnout       

By Susan Merli. While this post specifically mentions leaders, I believe that everyone has a responsibility for self-leadership. The tips I offer are applicable for all. […]
April 14, 2022

How to Engage Your Wise Mind

Three States of Mind We all have three states of mind:­ an emotional, rational, and wise mind. Our brain develops from the hindbrain up to midbrain […]
March 13, 2022

Embracing Conflict Management

Although dealing with conflict is something most people tend to avoid, it can be useful when it raises awareness and provides insights that might not otherwise […]