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29 Jun: Leadership to Coaching

My personality calls me to lead in some way.  Whether it was leading my two sisters and three brothers in making household decisions growing up or whether it was leading a team of 30 people operating a Marketing organization.  My calling has been taking care of people. My definition of leadership has changed over the years.  At first, I was…

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31 May: See the Opportunity in Transitions: My Lifequake Moment

I remember that day well. It was a Sunday in the spring. My husband and I left church and headed to the grocery store before heading home. In the parking lot, I got the call from my boss. As his business partner, I had been working with him over the past month to reorganize the department, which I was a…

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31 May: Make Positive Progress During Planned or Unplanned Transitions

Transitions are a fact of life. Some transitions are planned and self-initiated, like making a career shift, changing marital status, or moving to a new city. Others happen involuntarily and without much planning, such as dealing with a health crisis, facing the death of a loved one, or the loss of a job. According to Bruce Feiler, author of Life…

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08 Mar: Build a Coaching Culture for Employee Well-Being, Engagement & Results

With so many of our beliefs and assumptions being challenged over the past two years, the role of coaching in organizations should also be challenged. Traditionally, organizations have invested in coaching practices to support performance and development. But building a coaching culture is the fabric of a healthy, strong, and thriving organization. This goes well beyond managing performance and supporting…

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02 Mar: Meet Melissa Wagner, CPC, ithrive31’s Newest Coach

Melissa has an MBA and is a leader in a Fortune 500 global business. Melissa’s business background, strong coaching skills, and passion to help others make her a great fit for the ithrive31 coaching team. She joins the team as a Leadership and Transition Coach and will do both personal coaching and leadership coaching. Here’s a little more about Melissa’s…

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11 Feb: Eight Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Work

  This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday. What a great way to start the workweek by showing love to your colleagues. Here are 8 ways to spread love in the workplace: Bring treats for the office. If you have a special recipe in mind, go with that. If not, pick up some donuts or bagels with cream cheese….

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06 Nov: Gratitude in Action — 3 Practical (and Fun) Ways to Practice Gratitude

We hear it every day: It is important to live gratefully. Multiple studies link gratitude to physical, emotional, and social well-being. Research shows that people who focus on gratitude are happier, more resilient, more empathetic, and have stronger interpersonal relationships. Additionally, they have less stress, sleep better and take better care of themselves. All good stuff, but we all know…

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25 Aug: Coaching Led a New ithrive31® Team Member To Follow Her Passions

Hello! I am Monica Converse, the new head of operations, and I am excited to be part of the growing ithrive31® team. I would like to take a moment and share a little bit about myself and the personal impact ithrive31 coaching had for me. Finding a Career Direction—at 18 Before diving in, I have a question for you: Do…