Author Archives: Nancy Roberts

The culprit behind all self-sabotage

If there is one thing I hear more than any other when it comes to goal achievement it is this… “I know what to do, why don’t I do it?” Take weight loss as an example, we all know the … Continue reading

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so I fell over in yoga class…

This past week in my yoga class, we were doing balancing poses (harder than it sounds) when I fell right over.  I don’t mean a little shaky and back into the pose, I mean almost falling into the person next … Continue reading

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The 4 steps to real goal achievement

If you’re like most people, you have set goals many times only to watch yourself give up before Tuesday (there is a reason we always “start” on Monday – and I share it below) or maybe even reach your goal … Continue reading

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The only way to achieve your goals (forget willpower)

We’ve been talking about New Year’s Resolutions and goal achievement and why so many people set goals or resolutions but never attain them. Since this is so common, I wondered why?  And I set out this past year to find … Continue reading

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New Year = New You? Part 2

Tell me if this sounds familiar.  You decide to lose weight.  Maybe you saw a picture of yourself that horrified you (oh, just me then? ;-), you got pissed off or inspired, you created a plan, and starting on Monday, … Continue reading

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New Year = New You? Not so fast

Statistically, 92% of people who make New Year’s Resolutions fail to achieve them. 75% of us don’t even keep our resolutions for 72 hours. And of the small percentage that do, most don’t make it past January. Tick, tock, tick, … Continue reading

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How to Actually Survive the Holidays

I know this time of year, everyone encourages you to be thankful for the good in your life.  Holidays, by their very definition, should be a time of reflection and gratitude. So how is it that this time of year … Continue reading

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how not to “bait and switch” your audience

I was so excited for this webinar.  It was on a topic I really wanted to learn about … from a woman I really respected.  I tuned in on time and waited for the learning to begin.  And I waited.  … Continue reading

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something that really ticks me off

Have you ever attended a presentation (whether it be a speaking engagement, a webinar or teleseminar) and part way through thought to yourself “I haven’t learned anything useful yet!” It seems in the past few years, speakers got taught to … Continue reading

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It’s not ALL about you (but it is a little!)

The two mistakes I see speakers make is they either over-do it and talk about themselves WAY TOO MUCH or they skip over their story completely.  Your story does matter because people want to know why they should listen to … Continue reading

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