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During Conflict, Do you Give Away Your Power?

By Bonnie Artman Fox / January 25, 2019
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Jeremiah could feel the stress building. For months I’d been listening to my boss’s ranting about some production issue that hadn’t gone as planned. I felt responsible as a leader and was genuinely trying to do a good job. I wanted to defend myself and explain my attempt to solve the problem. Suddenly, I realized…

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A leader’s Gift of Second Chances to Inmates

By Bonnie Artman Fox / December 19, 2018
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Tom would be the first to admit he wasn’t always comfortable with conflict. In fact, he used to avoid it at all costs thinking that all conflict was bad. So, when he pitched the idea to his senior leadership team about hiring inmates to work at the company’s manufacturing facility, it was one of many markers…

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A Mom Who Made Wrongs – Right

By Bonnie Artman Fox / May 5, 2015
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As most of you know before my current role as a speaker and coach I was a Marriage & Family Therapist, I had the privilege of watching individuals, couples, and families take the skills we discussed and turn around unresolved conflicts in their lives. During this week leading up to Mother’s Day, I remember one…

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Changing Patterns – Unconscious Sabotage

By Bonnie Artman Fox / March 20, 2015
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This is part V of a six part series of blogs to help you achieve the results you want in 2015. Thus far in the Changing Patterns series we have addressed having mental clarity about the results you want, preparing for resistance, focusing your attention, and challenging limiting beliefs. Today’s blog is related to limiting…

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Changing Patterns – Challenge limiting beliefs

By Bonnie Artman Fox / March 20, 2015
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This is part IV of a six part series of blogs to help you achieve the results you want in 2015. Thus far in the Changing Patterns series we have addressed having mental clarity about the results you want, preparing for resistance, and focusing your attention. Today’s blog zeros in on challenging your limiting beliefs.…

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Changing Patterns – Focus Your Attention

By Bonnie Artman Fox / February 3, 2015
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This is part III of a six part series of blogs to help you achieve the results you want in 2015. Thus far in the Changing Patterns series we have addressed having mental clarity about the results you want and preparing for resistance. This blog hones in on training your brain to pay attention. Brain…

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Changing Patterns – Plan For Resistance

By Bonnie Artman Fox / January 20, 2015
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This is part II of a six part series of blogs to help you achieve the results you want in 2015.    In order to create lasting change, you need to be clear about what results you want to achieve.  Whether you write a letter from your future to your present, create a vision board,…

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Change Patterns to Change Results

By Bonnie Artman Fox / January 6, 2015
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Only 8% of people achieve New Year’s goals.  If you have set goals for 2015, what new behaviors are you putting in place in order to beat the odds of being in the 92% who don’t achieve the results they want?   Lasting change takes clarity, focus, and a plan in order to come to…

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7 Tips to Manage Conflict and Increase Productivity

By Bonnie Artman Fox / February 25, 2014
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Conflict has really gotten a bad rap.  Most often, conflict is avoided which eventually leads to ugly disagreements and possibly fractured relationships.  Even in the workplace, conflict often goes underground leading to denial, gossip, sick days, and good people choosing to leave and work elsewhere. But what if conflict was viewed positively?  What if it…

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Seeing with new eyes

By Bonnie Artman Fox / December 24, 2013
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In the next two days between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day you may be exchanging gifts between you and loved ones. If today is a working day for you, perhaps there will be gifts exchanged between you and co-workers. You may have drawn the name of a difficult family member or co-worker in the gift…

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