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Wisdom from Chris Padgett

Wisdom from Chris Padgett

In 1981, Talking Heads proclaimed in the hit song “Once In a Lifetime”: “You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?” This is a question clients often ask when going through a big shift in life. Unfortunately, this question focuses on the past and it is the wrong question for the present moment.

Shift happens – especially when you least expect it. You may think you are doing everything right and following a path you feel will bring you to a place of happiness and then — one day — a change happens that turns your world upside down.

Sometimes change is brought about by external forces and sometimes it comes from within. Regardless of origin, change is often painful and riddled with paradox. When the moment comes – many people are rarely prepared for what happens and often times they become overwhelmed with fear and get stuck dwelling in the past.

The Shift is the Gift
The key to embracing a change is to see it as a gift and to see the value in the present moment – no matter how overwhelming it may feel….Continue reading at

Chris Padgett is an executive coach and the CEO of Growth Revolution.

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Thank you! I put awww on the wrong story!

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11:54PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Thank you for sharing!

10:56PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

in life you have to learn to far so good I have good luck...

8:33PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

change is almost always a scary thing. If we're undecided about changing jobs, moving, getting married, getting divorced, buying a house, etc, .Did I make the right descision?

8:20PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Thank you.

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