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“Talk to Me!”

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 22, 2019 / 4 Comments

Talk to Me Please! Those of us who blog on a regular basis do so because we have something we want to say; but we also do it because we want to prompt a dialogue with others. In other words, a blog is an invitation to talk. To tell me your thoughts after reading mine.…

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Thoughts of Success & Failure ~ From the AWI Archives!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

Sometimes We Must. . .  Sometimes we must adjust our days and weeks to accommodate life events we hadn’t planned for. Such is the case for me the past several weeks. Friend’s sudden illness, hospitalization and subsequent stay in skilled care threw my usual schedule into disarray. It also intruded on writing fresh content for…

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World’s Most Powerful Opioid!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 8, 2019 / 2 Comments

World’s Most Powerful Opioid! The world faces a monumental challenge with the use of and deaths from powerful addictive drugs known as opioids. Daily we hear how tons of stuff such as Fentanyl, Oxycontin and Meth are transported across our southern border or arrive via ports of entry. It’s a vexing problem that no one…

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I Struggle! I Bet You Do Too. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

I Struggle. . .  I sit here struggling with what to write for this week’s post. Yes, it’s Thursday and the post doesn’t have to appear until tomorrow. But if I don’t do it now; it won’t get done. And I haven’t a clue what I want to say. What I ought to say. What…

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Provocative Thoughts on “Sisterhood”!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Sisterhood”. Good word or not? What does “Sisterhood” mean to you? Simple question that may or may not be simple to answer. Recently I posed a series of questions to our Facebook group The Neighborhood in preparation for the AWI relaunch later this year. I opened the question series as follows: “Why are you a…

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Our Most Valuable Sales Tool!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 8, 2019 / 2 Comments

I Gotta Be Me!  Do you recall the song made famous by Sammy Davis Jr., I Gotta Be Me?  “I can’t be right for somebody else if I’m not right for me” is the line that strikes my fancy as I think about what sells. Because what sells is less about the product or service and more…

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Why I Don’t Do What I’m Meant To Do!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 1, 2019 / 2 Comments

Setting the Stage. . . It occurred to me this past week that I have been deliberately avoiding what I’m meant to do. Not all of it mind you, but the most important part. And the part to which income and future financial security are linked. It’s not that I didn’t suspect I was walking…

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The Truth About Transformation!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Transformation” – Fad, Fiction or Factual? Each season of natural life has it’s own jargon. Words and phrases that associate with something folks consider important and valuable in life. One popular phrase in the coaching industry is “be the best version of myself”. Since Simon Sinek wrote his blockbuster personal growth/business book “Start With Why“;…

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Time For A Deep Dive

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 18, 2019 / 2 Comments

Anytime’s Good, But A New Year is Best! A few months ago, a friend thanked me for encouraging her to take a “deeper dive” into understanding her personal-professional motives on an important matter. I’ve been thinking about her comment since she noted it on an FB post and the blog post that prompted her comment.…

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Questions ~ First Ask the Tough Ones!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

What Makes A Successful Business? This past week, at least 2 very important emails landed in my inbox. Less important about being new information than being affirmation of what I’ve known, and hopefully practiced before becoming a recovered professional therapist! First let me clarify. It’s not a business that’s successful; it’s the person doing the business…

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