Rael’s Blog

Don’t Dilute Your Message

A few weeks ago, I was meeting with a sales representative from a company that specializes in e-marketing services. I had responded to an online advertisement offering a free in-person …

Habits Don’t Take Vacations

Summer has finally arrived – well, according to the calendar anyway – and for many this means setting out on long planned vacations, hanging out at the cabin on the …

Can You Say You Love Yourself?

There is a question I ask many clients at some point in our coaching relationship. It is a seemingly simple query and yet invariably results in the same, conditional response. …

Change your mind to grow your mind.

When was the last time you had a rousing conversation with someone who saw things from an entirely different perspective than you? If you are like most, it might be …

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Assembling a Team for Growth

They say we are a reflection of those we hang out with. We adopt their mindset, share their beliefs, mimic their behavior and project their attitudes. Our values become their …

When did professionalism die?

Two weeks ago, I attended a meeting to explore business growth opportunities. I was invited to this meeting by an acquaintance of a client and arrived to find 2 others …

Where Do Bad Habits Come From?

It’s interesting how one small thing repeated often enough can lead to one very big thing. I remember, many years ago, as a young teenager, I succumbed to the taunting …

Love Your Discomfort Zone

The first time I heard the expression “You must learn to become comfortable with being uncomfortable,” I remember writing it off as being corny and relegating it to some discarded …