Coaching & Mentoring / Success

News: Coach-in-Residence at CoCreativ in St. Petersburg

We are pleased to announce that CoCreativ Cowork Spaces has selected Douglas Arnold APR, CTACC, as their 2014 Coach-in-Residence.  Each Tuesday, he will be offering leadership, business, and creativity coaching to members of the CoCreativ workspace membership. “This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce the benefits of personal coaching to a wider audience of entrepreneurs,” … Continue reading

Attitude / Coaching & Mentoring / Collaboration / Communications / Community / Empowerment / Integrity / Lifelong Learning / Positivity / Relationships / Service to Others / Success / Teambuilding / Work/Life Balance

Sophrosynetics

Disciplined Harmony. A healthy state-of-mind — tempered with self-control and moderation — leads to a deep awareness of one’s true self. A sophrosyne life yields true happiness. Sophrosynetics This is a coaching discipline I have authored that focuses on gaining greater individual achievement and personal contentment. Sophrosynetics emphasizes seven areas of concentration: – Purposeful Disipline … Continue reading

Community / Leadership / Productivity / Products & Services / Profitability / Relationships / Sales Improvement / Success / Uncategorized

#Business Shortcut or Minefield? Five Critical Steps to Take for #Success.

Successful business owners in 2013 realize that continuous change in the marketplace creates both opportunities and obstacles to growth.  There are plenty of minefields and shortcuts to navigate, but you will find you can find some ways to give your business and edge. Government policies, regulations and oversight on the local and state level continue … Continue reading

Accountability / Change / Courage / Decision Making / Innovation / Research / Service to Others

The Tragic Story Behind the Semmelweis Effect

Science and medicine are often entwined in politics and ego, but the most dramatic example was the life of Ignaz Semmelweis, an Austrian physician in the 1840s.  His simple observation and analysis saved hundreds of children — but prejudice and tradition overshadowed his discovery and countless thousands died. Semmelweis was an obstetrician who observed that … Continue reading

Appreciation / Attitude / Communications / Creativity / Customers & Clients / Empowerment / Innovation / Inspirational / Leadership / Lifelong Learning / Positivity / Relationships / Success / Work/Life Balance

NOW: The Art of Being ‘In The Moment’

Have you ever found yourself driving when suddenly “awakened” and realize you are miles down the the road from last you remember?  You were not asleep, but you clearly drove the car for some distance without being conscious of steering. Everyone drifts away — taken by deeper thoughts, memories, anxieties and emotions — to an … Continue reading

Change / Empowerment / Inspirational / Lifelong Learning / Positivity / Quotes / Relationships / Work/Life Balance

#Millenials: Find the #Moment

“There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment.  A person’s life is a succession of moment after moment. When one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do and nothing else to pursue.” This are the brilliant words of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, author of Hagukure or The … Continue reading