Overwhelmed? Stuck? Try this.

August 15, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

Overwhelmed? Stuck? Try this. Life’s challenges can seem overwhelming at times. Major health challenges, loss of a job, a relationship breakup, seemingly insurmountable financial pressures, a new arrival in the family, a devastating injury, and a whole host of other planned and unplanned, wanted and unwanted events can send you into a nosedive from which … Read More

Sleep is Overrated

August 10, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

Sleep is Overrated You’re a busy person. You have big plans, huge goals you are busting your butt to achieve. You are focused, relentless in your pursuit of these goals and determined to not let any barrier stand in your way. Nothing is more important to you than achieving these goals and you act with … Read More

Eliminate Distractions and Improve Your Focus

August 8, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, Habits

Eliminate Distractions and Improve Your Focus Bright shiny objects. They’re everywhere. They come in all shapes, sizes and forms and they have one thing in common. They’re distractions that rob your focus.Perhaps an email, a phone call, a text, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, any of the other countless websites out there vying for your attention, … Read More

Do It Willingly

August 1, 2018By Rael KalleyBeliefs, Habits

Do It Willingly When you were a kid did you have a list of chores that had to be done, no matter what? Do the dishes, clean your room, walk the dog, clean your room, wash the car, clean your room. A seemingly endless list of non-optional tasks to be flawlessly performed on a regular … Read More

Sustaining Momentum = Peace of Mind

July 25, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits, sales

Sustaining Momentum = Peace of Mind I have a client, a successful realtor, who for many years repeated a strange pattern of behavior that was always puzzling to me. My awareness of each new cycle of this pattern usually began with a somewhat frantic phone call during which he would confess that, yes, once again, … Read More

Work Ethic & The Maximum/Minimum Rule

July 18, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, Habits

Work Ethic & The Maximum/Minimum Rule Whenever the topic of work ethic comes up, I am reminded of the story a client told me many years ago of a conversation she had with an employee.She was conducting a performance evaluation and they were reviewing his results. She was providing feedback from his immediate supervisor and … Read More

Try THIS Goal Setting Formula

July 11, 2018By Rael KalleyHabits

Try THIS Goal Setting Formula I am frequently asked whether, over the course of my lengthy coaching career, I have been able to determine a goal setting formula that works. The best answer I can provide is yes and no. There is no one goal setting formula that applies to all, and there is no … Read More

Happiness is an Inside Job

July 6, 2018By Rael KalleyHabits

Happiness is an Inside Job When I think of happiness and its roots, I think of an experience I had last fall. We underwent a major construction project in the condo building where I live. The heating system in the ramp to the parkade no longer worked, leaving the ramp treacherously slippery at certain times … Read More

How Bad Do You Want It?

July 4, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

How Bad Do You Want It? I have a standard response every time a client tells me what they want, what they would like to accomplish. It’s a simple question: how bad do you want it? The question is an interesting one because their answer will always indicate the degree to which they are likely … Read More