Rising Star Systems

A Call to Responsibility; A Call to Action

The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.

Project Management – The Key to Getting Stuff Done!

Artists MBA, Professional Program

Too much to do! It all feels equally urgent! Oi – where do I start? Sound familiar? We have so many demands on us – both externally – people wanting us to get stuff done for them – and internally – fulfilling our dreams and goals. How do you manage it all and maintain your sanity?

Debra Recommends Time Management From the Inside Out

administrative, business

The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule–and Your Life by Julie Morgenstern I use this book as my “text” when working with private clients on time management issues. I’ve also used this book and Julie’s methods extensively creating my own time management structures. It’s absolutely brilliant! From Amazon.com: Those who fear “time management” […]

Debra Recommends A Cure for the Common Life

confidence, personal growth

The Cardinal Rules of Self-Esteem by Catherine Cardinal, PhD This book, originally titled the Ten Commandments of Self-Esteem was written by my dear friend, Catherine.   Going beyond what we already know about self-esteem, she offers simple, clear steps that will lead you into the life you deserve. From Amazon.com: A CURE FOR THE COMMON LIFE: […]

Debra Recommends Taming Your Gremlin

transformation, personal growth

A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way by Rick Carson From Amazon.com: This is a completely updated edition of the 1983 classic that introduced a powerful method for gaining freedom from self-defeating behaviors and beliefs. Rick Carson, creator of the renowned Gremlin-Taming Method, has revised the book to include fresh interactive […]

Debra Recommends The Success Principles

coaching, personal growth

How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by Jack Canfield and Janet Switzer From Jack’s Website: Jack Canfield, co-creator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, turns to the principles he’s studied, taught and lived for more than 30 years in this practical and inspiring guide […]