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10 Ways to be a More Positive Communicator

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

You never know when one kind act, or one word of encouragement, can change a life forever. – Zig Ziglar One of the most powerful ways to improve relationships is to simply be a more positive communicator. Positive communication is contagious and brings out the best in yourself and in those around you. When you practice positive communication, people are more likely to listen to you, the conversation goes better, and the results can be transforming. The following is an excerpt  from my book, Dancing with Strangers,  and puts the concept to work: 10 ways to be a more positive communicator 1.

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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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