10 Ways to Give Away Your Power

by Ann Daly • More.com Member { View Profile }

I call what I do "clarity coaching," but really it’s about the power that clarity brings. It’s about a woman wanting to feel able to do, be, or get what she wants in life. To reinvent herself. That ability is power.

Unfortunately, there are so many ways that we simply give away our power. For example, do you —

  1. Worry about disappointing everyone else but yourself.
  2. Expect someone else to make it better, right, or fair.
  3. Let anger be your guide.
  4. Fail to prepare, research, or do due diligence.
  5. Let "should" be your guide.
  6. Depend exclusively on emotion to make decisions.
  7. Ignore your intuition.
  8. Avoid conflict at all costs.
  9. Ask everyone else what they think.
  10. Look backward, instead of forward.

If you want to feel more powerful, start by avoiding everything on this list. Then begin to take back your power.
Ann Daly PhD (www.anndaly.com) coaches women to success. Her most recent book is Do-Over! How Women Are Reinventing Their Lives.

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