How to Make Hard Decisions

Written by Susan Dunn, Coach

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We can ask ourselves, "How would I feel if I took Plan A?" or we can envision ourselves doing Plan A and see how our body reacts, or we can ask, "If I did Plan A could I sleep at night?"

Good decisions are values-based and our feelings guide us to a solution that works for us. The really important things in life are "never a thought to begin with".

You can look atrepparttar attire ofrepparttar 131289 job candidate, check her references, assess her grammar, put her through a stress test, and read her resume carefully, butrepparttar 131290 decision of whether to hire her or not is going to be based on that nagging feeling inrepparttar 131291 back of our mind that it just isn't a good fit, or that inexplicable 'something' that tells you this candidate is exactly right forrepparttar 131292 job.

In order to make good decision, turn uprepparttar 131293 volume on your intuition, and go with it.

Susan Dunn is a personal and professional development coach, specializing in emotional intelligence, strengths, and life balance. You can visit her on the web at

Being Successful & Being Nice

Written by Susan Dunn, M. A.

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It isn't a zero-sum universe. One person's success does not come atrepparttar expense of someone else's. Hard, soft, male, female, have nothing to do with it. Other qualities do, including emotional literacy, hard work, intentionality and authenticity.

Success is a win-win situation. There's plenty of success to go around, and using your "soft" skills, your emotional intelligence are what will get you there inrepparttar 131287 long run.

Susan Dunn is a personal and professional development coach, focusing on strengths and emotional intelligence. Visit her on the web at

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