The Strong-Willed Child

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The Strong-Willed Child In a favorite comic strip, a little boy tells his Dad, “You’ll never be as smart as me Dad.  Back when God built your brain…he was using older technology.”  Pretty clever, huh?  Probably hits home for many adults who rely on younger children to tweak their websites, blog posts and download all…

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Celebrate Your Child’s Personality Style!

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Every personality style has strengths Why does he act like that? Why would she think like that? What’s wrong with her anyway? Have you ever said any of the above?  Don’t worry, we all have. One of the goals of understanding the four basic personality styles is to move from tolerating a personality style in…

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How to change bossy behavior in children

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Changing bossy behavior Is your child strong willed? Do you have a strong willed student in your classroom? Determined Spirited In charge Self-reliant Competitive We can either embrace their strengths or spend our days in power struggles.  We can appreciate the value and leadership they can bring to any group or we can challenge their…

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Wonder where your clients are?

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Connecting with your Ideal Clients In my line of work as a business coach, I talk with a lot of aspiring entrepreneurs who aren’t making the sales that they expected. Heck they aren’t even making enough sales to justify their business as a business rather than a hobby.  Many are confused and discouraged. They have…

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Help Kids Set Goals that Motivate

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Help Kids Set Goals that Motivate Do you sometimes wish that you could swap your personality for another? Do you wish you could swap a child’s personality for another, at least long enough to get them to finish their homework or do their chores? If you are reserved, do you wish that you could be…

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what is your leadership style?

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Leadership Style “I’m not really a people person,”  a leader at one of my DISC training sessions told me. A coworker was surprised.   Many of us have the expectation that anyone in a leadership role must be a D personality style (dominant, decisive, doer, determined) or an I personality style (inspiring, influential, interactive).  In…

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