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Breathe (Bliss)

This song speaks for itself.  Enjoy, and share your reactions. I’ve provided lyrics below for your convenience: It’s time for everybody Listen to the sound Of all the lonely people who Live beneath the ground Don’t listen to another Just listen to yourself ‘Cause only changes can happen When you change yourself I won’t run I…
  • Posted by museiccoaching
  • On March 20, 2011
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Dreamcatcher

When I first heard this song I had a job that was draining every morsel of my energy, and challenging my identity. My coping mechanism was to listen to music during my commute to and from work. Even before the video imagery that you see above existed, this song reminded me that despite my struggle to get…
  • Posted by museiccoaching
  • On March 19, 2011
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Treading Water

Once upon a time there was a  woman in search of opportunities for growth, mentoring, career satisfaction and success…who suddenly found herself adrift in a body of water called Lake Overwhelm. Treading water ever-so calmly at first, she began to tire and searched for a buoy to rest on.  Just as she swam toward one she noticed…
  • Posted by raleighcoach
  • On March 9, 2011
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Status or Success | What Do You Value?

Status seeking, the wish to belong, the asserting and cementing of one’s membership in the group is a deep-seated and very natural drive whose origin and universality go beyond man and are explained by the most basic of drives, the drive to survive. -Tibor Scitovsky, The Joyless Economy Societal Semantics: Let’s face it, we all…
  • Posted by raleighcoach
  • On February 26, 2011
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Lose the Lines | Authenticity in Customer Service

Throw away the script A simple trip to the drive-through ATM should only take a few minutes. A couple of months ago I stopped by my local Wachovia to make a deposit. The cars were backed up worse than the Chick-Fil-A next door is during lunch. I remembered it was the Friday of Memorial Day…
  • Posted by raleighcoach
  • On August 7, 2010
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Emotional ROI | A True Return on Your Investment

The Business Case How and why do companies measure their return on investment? Businesses and savvy professionals seem to obsess over the concept of ROI – return on investment. Companies want to see that the money they spend is also adding to their profits. Example: Purchasing a new copy machine that prints duplex cuts down…
  • Posted by raleighcoach
  • On August 3, 2010
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Inspiration or Inception | Whose Dream Are You Living?

It’s not often that I agree to see a movie in the theater, but recently I trusted my intuition and went to see Inception. Loved it. I won’t go into a full-blown explanation and critique of the film; I’ll simply share what you need to know in order to understand what I took from it.…
  • Posted by raleighcoach
  • On July 31, 2010
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Perception and Projection

The Paradox We are constantly perceiving what is around us, while simultaneously projecting our own self-composed narratives onto what we see. It’s difficult to know the difference. Is there one? Or are we talking about two sides of the same coin? The Snapshot View What do you see in the image above? A cropped section…
  • Posted by raleighcoach
  • On July 28, 2010
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