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A toolbox for creating lasting change with Anne Thompson

What would a healing practitioner say about how to deal with our strange political environment? I recently met with Anne Thompson—founder of Healing Spirit and EarthOmaha.com—on the sunny patio of an Omaha coffee shop.  Also known as EcoAnnie, Anne uses her MS in Psychology; certifications in hypnotherapy, energy work, and yoga; and her own dramatic life change experiences to […]

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The #1 Reason You Haven’t Reached Your Goal

You want to change your results.  What you may not realize is that your thoughts cause your feelings, which in turn cause your actions and results. This is why questioning thoughts is foundational to my coaching and my life. Thoughts → Feelings → Behavior → Situation Our thoughts are EVERYTHING! Transition creates endlessly fearful thoughts […]

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How to make quick decisions

Do you make quick decisions? If you’re like most people, even though that in-between time is uncomfortable, you hang out! We often stay stuck because we’re afraid we’ll make the “wrong” decision. How can you make decisions more quickly? How do you know whether something is right for you? What’s the difference between an uncomfortable […]

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Get more done (part 3): Why and how to review your goals

So you’ve set your goals, created a plan to achieve them, and are taking action. But do you review your goals regularly? As you move forward, do you take the time to look back?  Ask any project manager: plans are meant to be changed!  To reach your goals as quickly as possible, you have to […]

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Get more done (part 2): The habit that’s costing you hours every day

We all know that task-switching hurts productivity. Every software engineering team I’ve ever worked with has debated how to minimize interruptions. And yet, we still let it happen. Perhaps because, even presented with data, we underestimate its full impact?  One study shows that it takes 25 minutes to get back on track after a task interruption. […]

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Get more done (part 1): Stop wasting brain power

Where to begin In this 3-part series, I’m going to share my most effective task management* tips so you can get more done in less time. Keep in mind that all of these practices assume you know your most important vision, decided on a strategy, and set measurable goals. *This is the thing you probably […]

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Passion, Purpose, and Pastries: How Michelle Kaiser Found Meaning in Her Work

Michelle Kaiser is a passionate entrepreneur and baker who owns The Omaha Bakery here in (you guessed it) Omaha, Nebraska. I recently interviewed Michelle about her career journey. Read on to learn how this joyful woman has found meaning in her work. This one’s a tear-jerker, folks! Meet: Michelle Kaiser Michelle has shiny auburn hair, a friendly smile, and […]

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Anxiety almost ended my business

Everyone I know suffers from anxiety, depression, or both (including myself, at times.) Not usually in the my-best-friend-just-died sort of way, but because of something else: dirty emotional pain. What do I mean? Clean pain is a natural response to a stressful situation, like a physical injury or the death of a loved one. Once […]

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Need more time? Here’s where to find it.

Oh, the stories I hear from people wanting more time… "There's not enough time in the day to accomplish everything I want to get done." "I don't have time to be creative!" "I feel like my days, weeks, years just fly by, and I'm missing out on so much." I hear the Not Enough Time […]

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Ditch your to-do list (and create this instead)

What’s on your to-do list today? It’s a lot, right? You don?t want to do everything on that list. Some of those things have been there for weeks. Why keep stressing yourself out with that lame, overwhelming list when you could be creating a shorter, more powerful, and energizing list instead? That’s what I’ll show you […]

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