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      Of all the relationships in our lives, friendships bear a unique role. Friends don’t carry the complications of lovers, the politics of family, or the formalities of colleagues and acquaintances.   When dark times appear you ugly cry, snot and spit, to friends that listen compassionately. Think of the times friends stood by you when you slept with that no good ex…more …

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    Fifty years ago, on April 17, the last episode of Gilligan’s Island aired. Most of us probably don’t think of ourselves as Gilligan, the goofy, likable character whose sole purpose was to annoy The Skipper and blunder every attempt of a rescue. Yet, many of us have traits of Gilligan’s naivete. We may mean well but often stumble about creating the chaos, shenanigans, …

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      Fear is one of the most powerful emotions governing our lives. Its voice is familiar, rising from somewhere deep…   Hello?   (Door slowly creeks open)   It’s me…   If only it were Adele’s angelic voice beckoning from the other side. Fear is that Boogeyman we have that pushes its big, ugly thoughts onto us. (We know…what a sneaky brat!) That voice …

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    Source: Huffington Post What are all these workshops for? What are we working towards? How do we know when we’ve reached our goals? If you’ve ever wondered these questions, this article is for you.   Did you know- that according to Maslow, self-actualized people embrace the unknown and the ambiguous, and they accept themselves- together with all their flaws?!   We totally agree with Maslow’s …

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    Calling All Shutter Bugs!  We are excited to announce the Productive Learning Photo Contest! After nearly 25 years in business, we have made some serious memories with our Conscious Community.   As part of our Client Intention Project, we want to celebrate and honor the faces of Productive Learning. We wouldn’t be who we are today without your endless support, love and energy!   …

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    …between what you want and what you are willing to do.   For years we’ve been talking to people about what they want in their life, or in some cases, what they don’t want anymore in their life. It’s true many people have a hard time articulating their dreams and couldn’t really tell you with any conviction what their purpose in life is, however, …

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    The Importance of Challenge   Did you know that good is the enemy of great? At least that is what James Collins wrote in his book Good to Great. He believes that we settle for good in our life, in our relationships and in our businesses. Good distracts us from what we are really capable of and keeps a great life just out of reach. Well …

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    The results are in! We asked for your feedback and we were pleasantly overwhelmed by your response. Thank you to the 65 people who responded to our request. The winners of the $50 Amazon Gift Cards are Barbara Nova, Cameron Schaefer and Virginia Lukei and will receive their prizes in the mail soon. The results of the survey show that our Conscious Community certainly lives …

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    The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the Bottom Line       Do you cry at work? What do you think would happen if you shed a tear in your office? I’m not suggesting that you cry out of self-pity or complaint. I am suggesting you express how much something means to you. Share how you feel when you are upset or stuck or …

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    “Innovation is change that unlocks new value.” – Jamie Notter Productive Learning is committed to ensuring our client family is cared for, nurtured and assisted in the challenges you seek to overcome and the successes you hope to bring into your life. It is for that reason that we are pleased to announce the Client Intention Project.  During this project, we will be having conversations, …