Best of Ourselves

Marcia Hyatt

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Marcia Hyatt

Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.  Each week, the feature explores what we can do to be intentional, creative and joyful in our lives. 

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Worldwide Week of Partnership

A Stand for Partnership - October 26, 2013

The third week of October was designated the World Wide Week of Partnership by Barry Oshry of Power & Systems.  The purpose of this week is to deepen our awareness and ability to generate par


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Creating Partnership - October 19, 2013

The 3rd week in October is the Worldwide Week of Partnership.  This event, created by Power & Systems in Boston, is to build awareness about what it takes to create partnership in our communi


 
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Influencing Others - October 12, 2013

According to Daniel Pink, in his new book, To Sell is Human, the average worker spends 40% of their working life influencing.  That would be influencing people to take our project, to give


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Power and Love by Adam Kahane - September 21, 2013

"All you need is love" -is not quite true according to Adam Kahane.  In his book, Love and Power, he suggests we need to stay in the tension of both love and power


 
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How Do I Make More Life-Affirming Choices Each Day? - September 14, 2013

What bring joy into my days?  What energizes me?  A few tips on how to know what is life-affirming and how to choose it.


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Why Do Good People Do Bad Things - September 9, 2013

It is easiest to think there is a line: on my side are the good people and on the other side of the line are the bad ones.  However, the line is much more permeable than we would like to think.&n


 
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Best of Ourselves: Dreaming - August 31, 2013

What would you say if asked to deliver a "I have a dream speech..."  Day-dreaming and awake-dreams serve us.  Fallow time creates space for creativity and self-awareness.


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Name Calling- August 24, 2013

How do we move beyond name-calling and create space to understand each other?


 
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Cultivating Forgiveness - August 3, 2013

August 4 is the International Day of Forgiveness.  Forgiveness is a great healer; it heals our hearts and it heals our communities.  How do we learn how to forgive a bit more?


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Some Stress is Optional - August 17, 2013

Life can create stressful situations.  And sometimes we stress ourselves out unnecessarily.  Why do I stress myself out about tomorrow or yesterday? What does it take to manage optional