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A Third Installment in The Brain Booby Trap Series: Move From Can’t to Can

Join Nicole Greer, PPCC for the third installment in the Brain Booby Trap Series! This episode, “Move from Can’t to Can” is a simple shift in mental models that invites you to move from the negative perspective into the positive. This simple shift requires two things: Action Commitment If you want your life to rocket to new heights, you’ll need to create “escape velocity.” Escape velocity is the speed necessary for  a space craft to escape the gravitational pull of the earth. The technical definition is: the lowest velocity that a body must have in order to escape the gravitational attraction.

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A 2nd Installment in the How to Avoid the Brain Booby Traps Series

The phrase ‘booby trap’ is derived from the Spanish word bobo that translates to daft, naive, simple, clown, or one who is easily cheated. The word itself sounds silly…ridiculous. Similarly, it is silly…ridiculous…daft…naive…simple…to not challenge our own thinking. When we fail to do self-assessment, we end up looking like a clown cheating ourselves out of our most vibrant life. This is a second installment in my plea for humanity everywhere to exercise metacognition. Metacognition is the act of thinking about how you are thinking. The individuals I work with engage in coaching so that they can excel, reach a goal,.

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Brain Booby Traps that Block your Success

What are you thinking? This is a very good question. [Tweet “The more powerful question is: How are you thinking?”] Our thinking, our quality of thinking, creates our world. Just think about it. What runs through your mind runs your world. Join Nicole Greer, PPCC a.k.a. the Vibrant Coach to explore your thought life! You’ll learn about mental models, managing brain booby traps, and making lemonade. The individual who can master their own recipe for turning a sour situation into a sweet one lives a vibrant life. Listen in… let’s get started!

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The Art of Dialogue: How to Talk to Each Other

The Art of Dialogue is not a cute title for this podcast. Talking, conversing, and communicating takes style, panache, and moxie. It’s important to understand that creating a tete-a-tete of value requires serious skills. In today’s rapid-fire environment, the individual who can slow the pace and create an exchange of information that opens up everyone’s neural passageways is going to look like a genius. It’s counter-cultural to insist on reflection, mindfulness, and feedback. AND… HELLO… LISTENING TO EACH OTHER! But, that is exactly what you and your organization needs. In this episode, I, Nicole Greer aka The Vibrant Coach, will.

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The Human Condition: Are You Needy? A Control Freak? A Narcissist?

I know you’ve thought to yourself, ‘Why can’t I get over this?’ I know you’ve looked at a friend, a colleague, or a relative and thought, ‘Why can’t they get over this?’ Well… ‘Why can’t we?’ We can. First, we have to understand that we have “The Human Condition.” When we popped on the planet, we arrived as a baby girl or a baby boy. We were dependent. We needed security in the form of food, drink, and shelter.  We needed some semblance of control.  We needed the approval of those around us.[Tweet ” But as we mature, we must begin to understand.

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The Decision Quadrant: Make Up Your Mind

[Tweet “You’ve been given a gift of choice.”] You are empowered to decide in the vast majority of the opportunities that life presents.  The powerful question is: How will you respond? In this episode of The Vibrant Coach, Nicole Greer, PPCC invites you to be conscious… Alive… Awake and Aware of your choices.  It’s time to wake up and SEE that we must have conscious use of our selves…aka…self-control.  Using the Decision Awareness Matrix, you can practice Self-Assessment, the “S” in the S.H.I.N.E. Coaching Methodology. Self-Assessment is a way of approaching life that leads to increased awareness of one’s unique.

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Take a Trip on the The Learning Curve

Odds are you’ve used the phrase, “the learning curve” when you’ve referred to an unexpected detour in your plan, your life, or business. Everyone on planet earth has experienced this. Even with best laid plans.. You find yourself having to do more than expected. You find yourself having to work harder. You find yourself digging deep to understand the context, content, and character of the situation. These are tell-tale signs that you are experiencing a learning curve. Learning curves build strength, stamina, intellect, and discipline. With the proper mindset, “enthusiasm” you can learn even more. Answer these Powerful Questions: I.

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How to Structure Your Day! Five Strategies to have a VIBRANT Day

Celebrated author, speaker and business guru, Harvey MacKay, asserts: “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” He’s exactly right! Hello…time is ticking off right now. Your ability to get your head wrapped around this concept is essential to living your most VIBRANT life. The concept of harnessing time and riding it like a stallion is not a crazed work like mad ideal. It’s a leadership concept. You must take control of your days.

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Spring into Action! Get a The Growth Mindset

You can take a cue from the season, if you choose. And that’s just it, you must choose to TAKE the CUE. Cue’s are prompts for our thinking and this episode of The Vibrant Coach Podcast is your cue to shift your mindset. Spring is your yearly cue to choose growth. You can experience major growth if you simply think in new ways. Think about this… Whatever you think produces a feeling. This feeling or “e” “motion” produces a physical, spiritual  and a chemical reaction inside you that puts you in action. You choose to act. Or, you choose not to.

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Ask Powerful Questions and Show Some Serious Love

Albert Einstein stated, “If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.’” Albert was a genius. He knew that the key to solving our own problems and the world’s problems are not found in our limited opinions but rather in the unlimited power of our curiosity.  And, the same is true in our lives as a “Vibrant” individuals. The key to solving our.

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A Vision Gives Birth to Goals

Perhaps you’ve always been a dreamer, spent your life running around. Telling your self “It’s so hard to change.” You “can’t seem to settle down” and “the dreams you’ve seen lately keep turning out and burning out and turning out the same.” If you can relate to these lyrics from Take it to the Limit by the Eagles, you’re in the right place. On this Vibrant Coaching Blog Talk Radio Show, Nicole Greer, PPCC, a.k.a. the Vibrant Coach, is going to put you on a highway, and show you a sign, and help you take it to the limit one more time. You’ll receive serious Strategies,.

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The Thinking Series: It’s critical to do critical thinking! Episode #117

In this 2nd episode in The Thinking Series, Nicole Greer, PPCC explores the concept of Critical Thinking.  Critical thinking has its roots in Socrates work dating back 2,500 years.  In my imagination, Socrates grew weary tolerating uniformed, lethargic, and obviously empty thinking.  I can easily imagine this, because HELLO that is what I experience on a day to day basis. Can you relate? If you find yourself holding conversations or worse yet..discussions… with individuals or groups that need some fresh awareness of their thinking patterns, you need crititcal thinking in your tool box. Critical thinking has six stages: Gaining Knowledge.

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The Thinking Series: You Have a Brain in your Head!

You have a brain in your head. Duh! That’s a no brainer. While this fact is obvious, often we forget we are thinking. We must think about how we’re thinking. This is called metacognition. Without metacognition, we fall prey to bad thinking habits. Bad thinking habits manifest in all sorts of ways: Taking short cuts. Making excuses Believing things that are unjustified. and everyone’s favorite…Fear. Join Nicole Greer, PPCC for a trip inside the grey matter to look around for thinking patterns that aren’t serving you. Learn coaching techniques that help you regroove your brain so you can be above.

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Vibrant Leadership: Character Counts

Join Nicole Greer, PPCC…a.k.a. “The Vibrant Coach” for a 15 minute illuminating coaching session where you’ll gain understanding about LEADERSHIP. Everyone is a leader. Primarily, you lead yourself. Secondarily, the quality of your “self-leadership” begins to influence your relationships. Thirdly, your relationships impact your community. Ultimately, this shapes our world. This is huge! [Tweet “You must understand and start to take responsibility for your leadership.”] [Tweet “The quality of your character, your Vibrant Virtues, equate to your leadership effectiveness.”] People want to be in relationships, be led by, and shown the way by people who are excellent. And excellence comes.

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Milestones, Markers, and Monuments! Celebrate your Accomplishments.

Life is vibrant when we consciously engage with four concepts: FOCUS, BALANCE, PRODUCTIVITY, and FULFILLMENT.   The first three concepts are easily grasped.         What I believe is the biggest challenge is seriously comprehending the need for celebrating and fulfillment. Feeling fulfilled is key to refueling our lives so that we have the necessary energy to focus once more and seek balance in pursuit of being productive.   Join Nicole Greer, PPCC for insight into how you can create greater fulfillment through milestones, markers, and monuments that celebrate your accomplishments. Check Out Self Help Podcasts at Blog.

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Re-Invent Yourself!

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?   Well, good! That’s what’s called rock bottom. At this point, there is no where to go but up!   When you find yourself ill and overwhelmed, it’s time to get rested and rejuvenated. To start the process of healing, the mind must change first. A thoughtful approach to reinventing yourself can restore focus, help you make better choices and get you moving in a positive direction toward health and wholeness.   This show will provide you Strategies, Systems, and Smarts that will illuminate your purpose, realign your priorities, and.

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Get it in Gear! Make the shifts necessary to live the life you want…

You’ve got a destination in mind. You have ideas about what would happen if, you got there. The problem is you can’t “Get it in Gear”! Join Nicole Greer, PPCC for a driving lesson that can change your life in 0-15 minutes. Learn to set up your personal GPS, fuel your engine, and press on the gas. You’ll fill your tank with 7 key coaching questions that you can use to rev up your thinking, shift your heart and move you forward to a more vibrant life. Let’s get started!   Powerful Question: [Tweet “What are the shifts needed to.

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Facing Change: Four Steps to Transform Fear into Focus

There’s one constant in life…change. You can count on it. Being human we construct comfort zones that rebuff change and cause fear. This fear is extremely powerful and keeps you stuck. To have a vibrant life, you must F.A.C.E. fear head on! Join Nicole Greer, PPCC to learn the formula to transform fear into focused faith on the future.     Check Out Self Help Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with The Vibrant Coach on BlogTalkRadio

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Linking In: with Intention!

  Linked In is a powerful strategy for growing your network. It’s imperative that you set aside time to create “Strategies, Systems, & Smarts” that create an intentional and successful approach for engaging with this social media platform. Linked In is a professional career site that allows you to create a personal portfolio. Searchable by 1000’s and 1000’s of individuals across the globe, Linked In can be the conduit to a new career, clients, and collaborators. Join Nicole Greer, PPCC for a learning Linked In session that will energize, impact, and influence you to live a more vibrant life through.

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Being an Individual of Integrity

Integrity is elusive although everyone wants to claim it. Join Nicole Greer, PPCC as she redefines and refines the mental model around integrity. Explore how to be whole, undivided, and focused. Gain strategies, one system, and serious smarts that can make your leadership irresistible to others through serious integrity work.   INTEGRITY … Everyone thinks they have it.   [Tweet “Integrity is very fleeting.”]   [Tweet “Integrity means to be whole.”]   It’s very important to be content with the progress you are making but the reality is that we never want to stop growing into that “whole self”. Getting.

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Mentoring vs. Coaching, What’s the difference?

Mentoring and coaching have distinct styles, different goals, but related ideals.   Let’s talk about the difference between mentoring and coaching. Over the beautiful Easter holiday, I’m took my beautiful daughter, Katelyn Greer up to Nashville, Tennessee. We went to Vanderbilt University to take a tour. I mentored her through the process of going to university. She is a sophomore in high school. She is getting ready to figure out what she wants to do as far as her college career is concerned. I am a perfect mentor for her because I am somebody who just successfully navigated her own college.

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The Four Meta-Factors that Characterize a Vibrant Life

Character development is a key strategy for leadership, team building, and organizational culture change. If you want your life and your organizations to shift in a really powerful way, you need strategies, systems and smarts to create serious character development.  Character is an individual’s mental and moral qualities.  Instead of falling into complacency stating, “This is just the way I am.” We can wake up to the fact that there are four meta-factors of character development that need our intention and attention.   This morning on Blog Talk Radio we are talking about the four meta factors that characterize a Vibrant.

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