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Friday, 26 January 2018 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
It’s amazing how fast we can win or lose.  That lesson was very apparent at a conference where I was speaking. One of the other speakers talked like a football coach inspiring his team to man-up and win! The presenter was not using football stories, but the talk was filled with masculine motivational triggers including: Sports  Competition
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
Planning for 2018?  Bravo! Enjoy this holiday gift of three planning tools: 1.  Top 10 Productivity Tips  Successful professionals always seek to improve. They add new initiatives with vigor. Often they attempt too much.  It’s a perfect formula for burn-out. The Top 10 Productivity Tips will help 2018 be successful AND satisfying. 2.  90 Day Goal Planning Worksheet Future
Monday, 27 November 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
We’re a confused nation! American families did not finish dinner before holiday shopping invaded Thanksgiving. The one day we pause for thanks is also the launch of retail madness. Now, we’re full into the holiday season of frenetic gift buying for family, friends, and clients. Despite all this yearly rush to buy, research shows that more
Friday, 27 October 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
Two themes were dominant this month: 1) How to Build a Powerful Brand: 2) How to Achieve Satisfying Success.  There are audiences around the country wanting more than I could deliver in a conference keynote. Enjoy this bountiful basket of six sweet tips and tools: How to Build a Powerful Brand Cover Story: Branding by
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
Since the Equifax debacle we’re being told to do “a credit freeze”, but that’s misleading. Each person actually needs four credit freezes. “A credit freeze” is not complete until Equifax, Experian, TransUnion and Innovis, the lesser known bureau, are individually ordered to place a “credit freeze” or “security freeze” on your personal credit file. I did this online at
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog, Uncategorized
My clients are wonderful at recommending outstanding books.  Here’s a list of favorites to inspire and help you.  All are highly readable and perfect for the beach, lake, mountain or backyard you’ll enjoy this weekend.  Grab one for Labor Day reading (listed in no particular order): Daring Greatly by Dr. Brené Brown.  Dr. Brown became famous for
Friday, 28 July 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
Mid-summer is an excellent time to ramp-up marketing.  This new list delivers tech tools to market & grow, without breaking the bank.  If you missed my May tech list, definitely look at Top Tech Tools to Save You Time & Money Now Add Video (no acting required) Everyone wants to liven up their websites with
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
Have you ever made an accidental, but potentially harmful mistake?  Well that happened to me.  I got an email (you know where this is going) and thought I was replying to the sender.  Instead, it went to another person.  When the mistake was revealed, I was absolutely sick!  OMG!!! My reply was harmless, but the accidental
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
One of the privileges of working nationally with multiple organizations is the opportunity to connect with experts across subjects, including technology tools.  I collect technology tips where ever I can. As spring turns to summer, it’s a good time review your processes and add new tools.  Here’s a list of top technology tools that make your life easier!  Give them a
Monday, 24 April 2017 / Published in Barbara Kay Coaching Blog
In nature, weak animals use bluffs to appear powerful and threatening. Skunks are a great example. Their only weapon is noxious, but harmless fumes.  The powerless skunk’s goal is to make us afraid, but it’s a bluff.  Negative emotion is like skunk spray.  When someone releases a noxious tirade, we tend to react against a perceived threat.  That’s a natural