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Why Practicing Courage is Essential

By Sherry Essig | July 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Why Practicing Courage is Essential

Growing up in Southern California, my childhood summers involved endless hours in the pool and several years on a local swim team. (My siblings and I were part fish :-).) My last year on the team included the high dive....

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The Opposite of Small is Not Big

By Sherry Essig | May 17, 2018 | Comments Off on The Opposite of Small is Not Big

“Don’t play small! Play Big!!” I often hear (or read) these words in my world of professional, leadership, and personal development. I’m all about not playing small. We do ourselves, and the world, a disservice when we hold back, shrink...

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Unapologetically You

By Sherry Essig | April 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Unapologetically You

It is never inappropriate to be who you are. Not ever. I rarely speak in such absolutes, but when it comes to the appropriateness of you being you, I’d shout from the rooftops if that would help you hear me....

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What Do You Believe to be Possible?

By Sherry Essig | April 2, 2018 | Comments Off on What Do You Believe to be Possible?

Sixty-four years ago Roger Bannister did the impossible: he became the first athlete to run a mile in under four minutes. Okay, so it wasn’t impossible ;-). But the prevailing belief back then, including amongst the medical community, was that a sub-four-minute...

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The Passion Trap

By Sherry Essig | February 20, 2018 | Comments Off on The Passion Trap

If I knew my passion I’d take more risks, be bolder, go full throttle. If I knew my path, nothing would get in my way of walking that path. I hear these sentiments a lot. And I get it; there...

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Love the One You’re With (That’s You!)

By Sherry Essig | February 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Love the One You’re With (That’s You!)

In the last few days I’ve had three clients declare that they’re done with selling themselves short. While the same themes always come up with my clients, I’m not sure I’ve ever heard the exact same words in such a...

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Dance Lessons, Life Lessons

By Sherry Essig | January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Dance Lessons, Life Lessons

When my friend Jennifer signed up for ballroom dance lessons in early 2017, she wasn’t expecting to end the year with a ballroom-sized life lesson. Dance lessons had been on Jennifer’s bucket list for years. But she’d never given herself...

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Forget Resolutions. Do This Instead.

By Sherry Essig | January 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Forget Resolutions. Do This Instead.

Tis the tail end of the season of New Year’s resolutions. I’ll come clean right up front: I’m not a fan of them. Most New Year’s resolutions are a distant memory by the end of January. That’s because they tend...

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Happy New Year! And a Few Questions to Lead You Into 2017

By Sherry Essig | January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year!! I’m still having trouble wrapping my head around the fact that 2016 is in the rear-view mirror and it’s now 2017. The transition from December 31st to January 1st is just a single second, as is the...

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6 Patterns That Derail Success and Happiness

By Sherry Essig | November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last year, I leapt out of my comfort zone and launched a 4-month, virtual group program into the world. The program didn’t even have a name at the time, but nonetheless I began reaching out to women in my circle...

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