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Communication Lessons and the Lamb Cake

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

It was a great Easter weekend.  It met the great family weekend formula – Kids home. Time to spend together. Baking. Easter services together. Check! And, with all great family weekends, we learned a little something about communication! Here are the top three communication lessons we learned: 1)  Always check for understanding This little lesson had Jaron and I driving up to Seattle Saturday morning to retrieve his French Horn that he needed for church (130 miles round trip).  Seems he thought his girlfriend packed it and she thought he had it under control. The lesson learned: always check to

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10 ways to turn a bad day around

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

Ten percent of life is what happens to you; 90 percent is how you respond. ~ Charles Swindoll Ever have a day when things just aren’t going well?  I had one of those yesterday.  A combination of work and life challenges left me drained and feeling overwhelmed, maybe even a little angry. It reminded me that things don’t always go the way we plan.  And, when that happens, we really have two choices: 1) We can handle it poorly by feeling sorry for ourselves. We can dwell, wallow, complain,  be depressed, or just be a slug. OR 2)  We can

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The Power of a Positive Attitude

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

A good attitude is a terrible thing to waste Today I am grateful for all those things that go missing because their absence reminds me of how blessed I am to have had them at all. – Kate Nowak Did you know that if you have a positive attitude towards life you will be healthier, happier, and live longer than those who complain and look for the negative? It’s true. The University of Texas conducted an extensive study which found that people who maintain a positive attitude are significantly less likely to show signs of aging, less likely to become

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