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Developing a Platform of Positivity

There is a movie called Man of the House where Tommy Lee Jones is a federal agent tasked with protecting a group of college cheerleaders who witnessed a murder. He poses as their coach and gets thrust into a pep rally where he is expected to “inspire and electrify” the crowd. And he does just that, telling …

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Still Faking It

A few years back, I posted about faking it til you make it – in life and in the pursuit of the big scary goals. I revisited this old post as a way to give myself a never-ending peptalk and reminder that I need to keep faking it and doing the work til I reach …

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Fake It Til You Make it?

It’s a phrase we hear a lot – Fake it til you make it! And usually people giving us that kind of advice make it sound so simple. As though merely pretending is enough to create a permanent change. I think a lot of it depends upon the situation. Is this phrase being bandied about …

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