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The Power of Coaching

In July 2018, I enrolled in a monthly coaching membership program.   My thought at that time was that I would give it a try for a month or two to see what it was all about. Fast forward 19 months later and I am still enrolled, and still growing and…
Kim Christiansen
February 10, 2020
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The Key to Productivity

I was sitting across from my coach (virtually) and we were talking about how I often have the thought that I have "too much to do". "Is this thought serving you?", she asked. "It might not be serving me", I responded, "but it definitely feels like it's the truth." It…
Kim Christiansen
January 25, 2020
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What’s the Obstacle?

It was a beautiful sunshiny day in British Columbia, Canada, and the last thing that I wanted to be doing was sitting in my office, in my  uncomfortable chair, writing about productivity.  I opened my laptop and noticed a couple dozen new emails in my primary inbox.  Then I noticed…
Kim Christiansen
January 6, 2020
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How to Bust the Busy Syndrome

Because I was raised with an extremely high work ethic, I equated high performance with large amounts of time spent on work.  I was willing to put in 40, or 50, or even 60+ hours in a week to demonstrate that I was a high performer.  While it was true…
Kim Christiansen
January 3, 2020
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The POWER of Perspective

Albert Einstein is widely credited with saying, "the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting a different result."  Yes, different results ARE the outcome of different actions.  However, if you want to change your actions, you must first change your perspective. One of…
Kim Christiansen
January 2, 2020
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Stress Management

A Piece of Peace 6 Tips to Manage Your Stress By Kim Christiansen I was a self-proclaimed 'stress bunny'. Ok, I was called that by a work colleague at the height of my anxiety-induced state a couple of years ago, but I owned it. I was hopping around blindly trying to…
Kim Christiansen
August 25, 2019
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My Money Mindset

I had the wonderful opportunity to hear one of my mentors speak recently about her receipt of a very prestigious award. As I listened to her speech which chronicled her journey, it struck me that the key to her success was her choice to approach adversity as a temporary set-back,…
Kim Christiansen
December 17, 2018
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The Gift of Time

I feel like I have been given the gift of time. A couple of year's ago, my body and my mind were tired, I felt overworked and stressed out, and I felt like I had no time for myself or others. A typical day would find me come home and…
Kim Christiansen
September 28, 2018
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Financial Freedom

During a recent visit from my sister's family, my 9-year old nephew asked me why I persisted in asking my daughter, who is two years older than him, to help out around the house so much.  From his young perspective, it seemed like she was being asked to do a…
Kim Christiansen
September 13, 2018