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Today Is The WORST Day for New Years Goals
Published 2/8/2018 by Christopher Lawrence
Did you know that today is the worst possible day for your New Years Goals? Let me tell you why... but first, some interesting stats: Top 11 New Years Goals According to Statistic Brain, here are the Top 11 New Years Resolutions (as researched on January 1, 2017) Look at #1... did you know that according to anecdotal research, today, the second Thursday in February, is one of the best days for fast food restaurant sales! 1 Lose Weight / Healthier Eating 21.4% 2 Life / Self Improvements 12.3% 3 Better Financial Decisions 8.5% 4 Quit Smoking 7.1% 5 Do more exciting things 6.3% 6 Spend More Time with Family / Close Friends 6.2% 7 Work out more often 5.5% 8 Learn something new on my own 5.3% 9 Do more good deeds for others 5.2% 10 Find the love of my life 4.3 11 Find a better job 4.1% — Other 13.8% Here are a few more interesting stats: Percent of Americans who usually make New Year's Resolutions 41 % Percent of Americans who infrequently make New Year's Resolutions 17 % Percent of Americans who absolutely never make New Year's Resolutions 42 % Percent of people... read more ❯

Some Keys to A Happy, Healthy Heart
Published 2/8/2018 by Catherine Munro
Recently I had a health scare involving my heart.  Much to my relief, with excellent care and lots of loving support, I am back on track But through and after this experience I’ve had much time to reflect and I’m keenly aware of my heart.  As a result, I’m taking much more tender care of myself. Changing lifelong habits and navigating the path to ideal heart health can seem overwhelming.  There’s loads of information to wade through out there, but here are a few articles I found especially beneficial.  Success is the result of the many tiny—but important—steps you take each day. I have learned all sorts of new and important information and am taking this advice “to heart”. With February being “Heart” month, I’d like to share these tips so that you can give your heart some TLC. 9 Simple Tweaks to Make Now for a Healthier Heart Simple lifestyle tweaks from cardiologist Tara Narula,... read more ❯

Why Real Estate Agents Are Set Up to Fail in Business
Published 2/6/2018 by Kyle Kalloo
Starting a career as a real estate agent offers an exciting career path. This career allows you to work on your own terms and with a flexible schedule. Furthermore, you will also be helping people find their dream home. However, becoming a professional real estate agent does not happen overnight. In fact, it is estimated that on average 90% of real estate agents fail not because they don’t have the right training but because they are focused on the wrong things. It is easy to allow the excitement of connecting with a client overshadow the most important thing – creating a plan for your business. Over the years I have seen many real estate agents fail because they don’t have a system in place to engage and nurture their clients. The fundamental problem is that most real estate agents see themselves as only salespeople, not as business owners. And the truth is... read more ❯

Energy Vampires: It's Not Them, It's You!
Published 1/18/2018 by Christopher Lawrence
In the last couple of decades the term "Energy Vampire" has become a part of pop-culture lingo but I bet you do not know where the term derives it's origins. The Terms Origins & Meaning Energy Vampire, synonymous with the term Psychic Vampire, is suspected to have been coined in occult literature by Dion Fortune in the 1930s, in the book Psychic Self Defence.  The term; however, was popularized in the 1960s by Anton LaVey in The Satanic Bible. The terms original meaning was Who knew! So what does the term mean? Essentially a psychic vampire is a mythological creature who fed off the life force of other living creatures. According to the LaVey the term represents a spiritually or emotionally weak person who drains energy from other people. However, in modern times the term has been popularized to refer to people whose influence leaves a person feeling exhausted, unfocused, and depressed. The latter modern definition does... read more ❯

Change My Life Coaching and Change My Business Coaching Expand with A New Office
Published 1/11/2018 by Change My Life Coaching
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Phone: 844-910-7111 Email: info@changemylifecoaching.ca   CALGARY, AB – January 11, 2018– Change My Life Coaching and Change My Business Coaching today have announced their plans to relocate their offices.   The Life and Business Coaching Center will be moving into larger, more central offices. This new location will accommodate the growth of their Life and Business coaching services which are focused on helping their Individual Clients, Businesses and Corporations achieve goals in all areas of productivity, mindfulness, health, business development, employee development, executive development and more.   CEO and Founder, Christopher Lawrence says “Our existing space no longer meets the needs of our rapidly expanding company. Therefore, it is with great excitement that we announce that we will be moving to a centrally located building to better represent the needs of our clients and our growing organization.”   Kyle Kalloo, COO says “Change My Life Coaching and Change My Business Coaching are constantly looking for ways to provide... read more ❯

Work More Powerfully and Rest More Deliciously
Published 1/11/2018 by Catherine Munro
Whew – the Holiday Season is over…and as we reflect and share our experiences, I find that time and again people are saying how much they enjoyed the cold snap/deep freeze that we experienced over the Christmas season.  What??  Enjoyed? A crazy thought, I know…but there is a common theme.  It was so bitterly cold, most of us stayed inside – it gave us “permission” to stop, rest, curl up with a book, stay in our PJ’s, binge-watch on Netflix.  These stories were told with such glee, such reverence … “I did nothing…”  We gave ourselves permission to just goof off. And if we really think about it - it is an indication of how much we recognize that somewhere along the way we lost the natural rhythm of our lives. We can work full-out, and get focused on accomplishing our new resolutions – but “rest” does not usually factor on that... read more ❯

Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds!
Published 1/10/2018 by Kyle Kalloo
For any business owner today, there’s often a misconception that your most powerful tool is your products or services. While that’s true to an extent, who delivers on those products or services? Your employees. Your employees are the ones who grind and work all day; who spend as much time as they can, putting in the hard work and the effort on your behalf. So, what happens when you start to cut their salaries (hourly pay)? Or when you start to cut expenses by reducing employees’ numbers when it could be more productive to cut from elsewhere? Simply put, your employees give up. And rightly so, in a way. If you work for a business (organization) where you feel neglected, and based on the business owners actions they seem disengaged from the value of their employees, why would you work hard(er) for them? If you know the business owner see you as a... read more ❯

The 5 Things That Every Business Owner Must Be Competent in To Be Successful
Published 1/4/2018 by Kyle Kalloo
In business, like in life, certain skills are more useful than others. The challenge of running a business is that the skills needed to succeed can feel rather abstract. In a bid to help you feel more comfortable about running a business, here are five key skills you certainly will need. The right skills can be the difference between lasting success and brutal failure, so it might be worthwhile paying attention to these skills. If you don’t have these skills, you can learn! Employee Engagement The first skill any good business owner needs is the ability to engage with their employee group. In sports, a manager of a team is there to manage as much as coming up with a winning tactic. If they cannot engage their players to listen and to run through brick walls for them, it does not really matter what ideas they come up with. You need to have... read more ❯

New Year, New Goals, But Your Motivation Sucks
Published 1/4/2018 by Christopher Lawrence
It's a brand new year and you have new goals for the year, but did you know that only 9.2% of people who make New Year's goals feel they actually achieve them, according to Statistic Brain (January 1, 2017). The issue is never an issue of time, but instead is an issue of motivation and focus.   Understanding Your Motivation According to Motivational Mapping, an ISO certified assessment created by James Sale, there are nine different motivators. Each of us has all nine motivators but what is important is the sequence of the motivation, the intensity of the motivation, and the satisfaction of the motivation. Would you like to have your motivation tested?   The Nine Motivators That You Might Have According to James Sale, in Mapping Motivation: Unlocking the Key to Employee Engagement... The Three Relationship Motivators The Defender seeks security, predictability and stability. High job security, clear roles and responsibilities, regular and accurate information, and continuity and... read more ❯

VIDEO: Debunking The 30 Day Challenge Concept
Published 12/28/2017 by Christopher Lawrence
We are about to head into the season of New Years Resolutions and 30 Day Challenges, or 6 Week Challenges or 100 Day Challenges.  But do you know why you are doing it? It might be a great way to kick start something, but then what? Take a look at this video that debunks the 30 day challenge. https://youtu.be/agU9Nr60Qjc   Prefer to read it? Take a look at the transcription...  Hi team its me Christopher Lawrence with Change My Life Coaching. Do you participate in 30 day challenges? I’m asking this question or maybe it’s a 100 day challenge, but I’m asking this question because I find them realty fascinating. I’ve done a couple of 30 day challenges and I did them with the promise, of some kind of result that I would get at the end. So it was like oh try going meat free for 30 days, do the 30 day challenge. Do... read more ❯

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