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How to Resolve Conflict Optimally

by | January 23rd, 2012
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When you resolve conflicts with optimal communication, the best interests of all are considered and the best solution negotiated. In the real world, however, sometimes negotiations do not result in agreement. Prior to negotiation, it is in your best interest to determine your Optimal contingency plan in case you are unable to reach agreement. This will maximize your leverage.

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How I Became Australia’s Most Successful Woman

by | December 23rd, 2011
Rosalene Glickman, Australia's successful woman

You are probably wondering how a 5’2″ Australian became “Australia’s most successful woman.” Life gives all of us opportunities. Here’s my story. Although I was often the top student in high school math classes and solved science problems effortlessly, I had no desire to express these natural abilities in a career. Dancing was my passion….

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How to Choose an Optimal Thinking Coach

by | November 30th, 2011
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There are basically three types of Optimal Thinking coaches: The Optimal Thinking Life Coach, The Optimal Thinking Business Coach and the Optimal Thinking Executive Coach.

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Steve Jobs: "Death is very likely the single best invention of life."

by | October 6th, 2011
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During his Stanford commencement speech in 2005, visionary Apple CEO, Steve Jobs stated: “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent.

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What Do You Believe, Who Do You Believe In?

by | July 31st, 2011
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In my book, audio programs, seminars, coaching and other programs, I have always stated that although positive thinking has five shortcomings, it is valuable. I also believe that negative thinking can be valuable. So, to the positive thinking authors and bloggers who partake in these behaviors, how about letting the truth reign, the chips fall where they may, and asking yourselves “How can I put my best foot forward?”

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Emergency Preparedness: Your Fire Preparedness Guide

by | June 30th, 2011

Fires can be catastrophic. In fact, fire causes more deaths than any other type of disaster. When the cost of failure is high, optimism is the wrong strategy. Instead, you can employ Optimal Thinking (superlative realism) to create your best contingency plan. Before A Fire Are you ready? You can avoid disastrous consequences by being…

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Flood Preparedness – Are You Ready for a Flood or Storm?

by | May 20th, 2011
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Many people are ill-prepared for floods because they practice wishful thinking. “It won’t happen to me!” they say. In high risk situations, Optimal Thinkers weigh the risk and probability of failure against the cost of prevention, and create the best contingency plans.

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Emergency Preparedness: Are You Earthquake Ready?

by | March 27th, 2011
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Emergency preparedness is often on the minds and hearts of people who live in earthquake prone areas. Every year, 70 to 75 damaging earthquakes occur throughout the world. So, what can we learn from this statistic, and the recent earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand? Optimism is appropriate for low risk situations, but when the…

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Emergency Preparedness: What We Must Learn from Japan

by | March 17th, 2011
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Emergency preparedness for radiation exposure from the damaged Japanese nuclear power plants is being assessed worldwide. The European Union is urging member states to examine Japanese food imports for radioactivity. Regulators in India, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the Philippines are checking Japanese imports. Although no contamination has been reported, the U.S. Food and…

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Life Coaching Best Practices for Passive-Aggressive Behavior

by | January 20th, 2011
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Would optimal thinking life coaching help you to deal with people who get away with overtly aggressive and passive-aggressive behavior?  Some people are verbally disrespectful, offend others, and socially inept. They use inappropriate language, off color jokes, and degrade others. Others use passive-aggressive behaviors to avoid taking responsibility for hurting others. They fail to take…

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Life Coaching to Optimize Emotional Intelligence

by | December 20th, 2010
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“The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depend upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily.” Plato Would life coaching help you? Many people wrongly believe that their best feelings are derived from external sources. They believe that if they get love, affection, understanding, or…

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Life Coaching and Optimal Strategies to Overcome Loneliness

by | December 15th, 2010

Many people feel lonely and depressed, particularly on weekends and during holiday periods. They feel disconnected from loved ones and unhappy with their lives. Are you willing to answer some optimal questions to best resolve these lonely feelings by yourself, for yourself? Bear in mind, we all suffer the misery of loneliness at some time…

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