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Author: piper

Four Journaling Practices to Change Your Life

Ready to change your life? Could it be as easy as implementing 4 simple journaling practices? Journaling as a Resilience Building Tool Resilience shrinks the gap between talent and success. I saw it over and over again as a sports agent: top performers recover faster from adversity and find the hidden gifts in failure. But […]

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Don’t Swing at the First Pitch

In baseball, there’s an expression “don’t swing at the first pitch.” From youth coaches to big league managers, a lot of coaches preach patience at the plate. There are a lot of reasons for this—from not wanting to go down early in the count to giving your hitters a look at the pitcher to making […]

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The Great Resignation or The Great Regret?

Has The Great Resignation become The Great Regret? You’ve probably heard the staggering statistics about the number of people who have left their jobs during the pandemic. Chances are you know someone who recently switched careers—maybe that person is you! Whether the choice was made due to the impact of the pandemic, burnout, or the […]

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How I Lived Rent-Free for 9 Years

As a sports agent, I negotiated a lot of big deals. But one of my most memorable wasn’t a multi-million dollar contract for a high-profile athlete. It was the time I struck a deal with a local apartment complex to live rent-free. After graduating from Michigan State University, I moved to Atlanta to pursue a […]

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Get Off Script: The Key to Creating Connection

So many of us in our lives have a script that we follow, whether we are conscious of it or not. It’s our safety net that offers familiarity and a sense of security. But what if you get off script and starting asking new questions? What if you stopped listening to respond and really started […]

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Get Curious Inside of Change

For the past two years, life has been chaotic. As the saying goes, the only thing constant is change, but the last 730 or so days have tested our limits. Navigating the constant barrage of change can be exhausting. And here’s the thing, very few people like change. It’s scary! But instead of running from […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Save Feedback for Year-End Performance Reviews

 So the end of the calendar year is quickly approaching, which means year-end performance reviews are just around the corner. Whether you’re a leader and you’re giving the review or an employee who is receiving the review, you might be feeling a bit anxious? I remember these meetings so distinctly. There were a lot […]

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Feeling Stuck? Try this Simple Mindset Shift

Are you feeling stuck? Rather than looking for solutions outside of yourself, maybe it’s time to look within. The best place to start is by auditing your thoughts and self-talk. Audit the stories you tell yourself. As human beings, we have automatic thoughts filling up our brains every day. Oftentimes, these thoughts are not serving […]

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Why We Need to Stop Multitasking

We live in a society where we think that more is better and that multitasking is the key to getting things done. However, when we multitask, we lose the ability to be present for what matters most. Multitasking Leads to Mistakes I will admit, I am a recovering multitask addict. I used to be on […]

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The Importance of 360 Awareness

 Many people want to be better negotiators. They want to be better at having difficult conversations and obtaining better outcomes. It is often difficult to know where to start or what to improve. One thing that is incredibly important to consider that will improve your negotiation skills is spending time and energy getting into […]

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