Take Care of Yourself …For a Change!

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz In last week’s post we talked about why YOU should be at the top of your priorities list. When you get so busy and caught up in everyday life, it’s easy to put yourself...

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How to Keep Your Balance in an Unbalanced World

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Remember learning to ride your bike without the training wheels? You were so proud of yourself and didn’t realize you were losing your balance… until it was too late. Hopefully, all you did was...

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Take Charge!

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz What’s the “one thing” you’ve done since reading this blog last week to re-think your choices and make this a STAND OUT year? Have you looked at a major change in your job or your...

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Where Is Your Focus?

Standing on my hotel balcony I watched as early morning beachcombers searched for seashells. Suddenly I noticed several dolphins about 100 feet from shore, putting on quite a show! Surely one of the shell gatherers would notice them and alert everyone...

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Making the Right Call

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz I snapped this photo the night before officials closed the levee to pedestrians in Baton Rouge as the Mississippi River continued to rise.   I heard the story of a ship captain who was trying...

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Ziplining through Challenging Times, Part 2

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Last week I compared surviving change in today’s workplace to my first ziplining experience. If you missed Part 1, you can find it on my blog at www.jeangatz.com. So… picking up where we left...

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How’s Your Balancing Act?

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz “It seemed like a good idea at the time.” Sound familiar? Several years ago, in a hurry to get in shape quickly, I began a weight-training program that was too advanced for me. Within...

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Six Steps to Re-Balance Your Life

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz No matter where I’m delivering a keynote across this country I hear the same comments: “I want more time with family and friends… I'm way too busy and way too stressed... I can’t seem...

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Won Any Arguments with a Three-Year-Old Lately?

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz With stress levels of customers, coworkers and colleagues constantly on the rise during these challenging times audience members often ask me, “How do I handle the angry people in my life?” As grown-ups we...

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