Author: Nahid Casazza

Tips for Planning in an Ever-Changing Environment

Planning is an important part of business and life because it helps you make effective decisions, clarify your priorities, and successfully achieve goals. However, planning can also set you up for failure, in a way, because the speed of our 24/7 life these days guarantees that you will experience situations you could not have anticipated. […]

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Tips for Dealing with Family Dynamics as the Holidays Approach

With the holidays around the corner, you may be bracing yourself for upcoming events that often come with uncomfortable or contentious family dynamics. Here are some tips you can use to prepare for more enjoyable gatherings with in-laws, extended family members, or anyone difficult to be with: 1. Get honest about your expectations: Do you […]

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Tips for Time-Blocking in a VUCA World

Time-blocking is one of my favorite work organization techniques and is often the first exercise I do with new clients who are overworked and overwhelmed. It has proven to be a powerful tool to help people get enough control over their time to learn and become more effective. The acronym VUCA (volatile, uncertain, chaotic and […]

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Three Ways We Stay Stuck and How to Break Free

There are many ways to get stuck in life and they all tend to have one thing in common: the underlying forces keeping us stuck lie beneath the surface. It’s said that approximately 80% of the things we do each day are based on our automatic ways of thinking and approaching situations. So, if we […]

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How to Say “No” in Tough Situations

With so much more to do than can possibly be done, setting boundaries by saying “no” to things you cannot do, or simply don’t want to do, can be a practical and liberating stress-relief tool. In addition, the ability to confidently speak up improves relationships and performance. If you have trouble saying no, whether it’s […]

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Five Forces That Can Freeze Change and How to Overcome Them

For many of us, a new year brings a renewed energy to pursue opportunities, set goals, and create positive change in our lives. We start the year with excitement and drive as we take initial steps toward pursuing these resolutions. All too often, beyond these initial steps lies fear, frustration, or discouragement because stage two […]

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Three Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success in 2022

We sometimes see our willpower as an indicator of how disciplined or successful we can be. Yet, willpower is a limited resource no matter your profession, education, or degree of dedication. If the goals you set at the beginning of the year require too much willpower, you’ll run out quickly. This is one of the […]

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