Get Clear

Once you are clear about your practice, commit it to writing and passionately communicate it to those inside and out. Michael Gerber, The E-Myth Attorney   It took me several years to get clarity about my business focus. After I moved on from teaching high school speech, communication and theatre, I entered an exploratory phase .. read more

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On February 25th, 2013, posted in: attorneys, commit, focus by

Remember the nature of your Practice

Perfection is over-rated. Although it is sought after by analysts and academics, perfectionism creates the need for unrealistic behavior and subhuman attitudes. On the other hand, the steady practice of skills/gifts we are blessed with, while under-utilized by most people, is a realistic, success-oriented approach to living our life and committing to our practice. Do you believe you .. read more

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On November 19th, 2012, posted in: behavior, commit, practice, practice development by 1 Comment

Action drives Purpose/Purpose drives Action

I don’t usually post in my blog more than 2-3 times per week. Although I once had a daily practice of writing, I adjusted it down so I could take the time to Do the work and not just Write about it. But this week I was inspired to write 4 days in a row .. read more

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On November 15th, 2012, posted in: action, commit, inspiration, managing self, Uncategorized by

Merri’s Tips – Part 4

19. Take the edge off. Learn what works best for you – a cold beer, a shot of something stiffer, a good laugh, a massage, or just getting up and walking away. Telling yourself you can handle it without that just makes you edgier. We all need to take the edge off. Otherwise we treat .. read more

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