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Willpower vs Whypower

by Cassandra Sales It’s April, which means we are done with the first season of 2019 and on to the next. All those goals we had January 1, while some of us have committed to them, others have already either amended them or just stopped working on them all together. Why is that? Why do…

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10 Rules for Success

by Cassandra Sales Rule #1: Show Up Show up and be seen! You’re going to get knocked down, you’re going to have hard days. Despite adversity, show up 100% ever single day. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of…

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Your Hidden Superpower

By Cassandra Sales   If you talk to anyone in my inner most circle, they would probably share three things about me. First, when it comes to energy, I always try to make mine worth catching. I remember when I became a Mom for the first time and the doctor told me my blood type…

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Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment

Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment – Part 2

By Cassandra Sales In case you missed Part One, you can read it here. Now that we understand the first step to cleaning up our emotional environment is acknowledging emotions and getting curious about them, let’s explore the next step. I’m going to say something so shocking you may need to pull up the Snopes…

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Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment

Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment – Part 1

By Cassandra Sales The Environment Recently, I went to a local park and when I arrived it was apparent that the people before me didn’t clean up after their party. I went to my trunk, grabbed my gloves because well I work for Compass and I always carry gloves, and I picked up the trash….

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Compass Values: Excellence

by Cassandra Sales Our Values One of the greatest aspects of Compass is our values list. I say, ours, and not theirs because the moment you become a part of Compass you are indeed the living embodiment of the company. I could write about each and every value and the importance of them. However, one…

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Managing YOU in a Difficult Situation

Owning Actions Recently, I walked into a meeting with 4 other managers over 20 minutes late. Following the meeting while chatting with the other managers, I apologized for my tardiness. I was reminded of the Kevin Hart skit entitled “Deebra.” If you haven’t watched the skit, you really should. It is a roller coaster of…

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A Balloon in a Sword Fight

Touch Conversation I felt like a balloon in a sword fight yesterday.  Everywhere I went, everyone I encountered was negative, rude and incredibly self-loathing. By about 10:00 am, I was pretty much ready to throw in the towel on the whole “trying to be positive” thing. Then I had to have a pretty tough conversation…

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The Resilient Response

Just like we have the power to choose our attitudes we also have the power to to choose what we empower “I don’t fix problems. I fix my thinking then the problems fix themselves.” ~Louise Hay Much of the pain you are dealing with are really just thoughts…ever think of that? If what you are…

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I am a Lighthouse

Sometimes, especially in this field, we watch as clients,or even some coworkers, make unsafe or what we view as bad decisions. It can be hard to watch especially if it is a recurring cycle. You aren’t here to save anyone. I have to remind myself of that daily. I wasn’t brought into their life to…

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