Duane Rohrbacher

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The three parts of identity and how to deconstruct yourself

This is the first part of a three-part series on Self. The three parts of Self that I will deconstruct over the next few weeks are identity, power, …

Learning how to balance conflict in a romantic relationship

Last week, we discussed family conflict. This week, it is time to discuss the elephant in the room – romantic conflict. Balancing conflict with more …

3 Ways to have more productive, healthier family conflict

Last time, we discussed workplace conflict. This week, it’s time to tackle family conflict. The tools are the same, but the approach is different due …

5 Steps to Resolving Workplace Conflict

How often do you have workplace conflict? Sometimes conflict arises due to work, other times conflict arises due to personal situations. No matter …

Trying to adapt your conflict style when in conflict with someone else

Many find it challenging to constantly read and adapt in their workplace and personal lives. With so many people with so many styles of working and …

Finding energy in our work to overcome the mundane and insane

Work requires energy<p>Engaging in our professional lives is challenging. Whether because we hate our jobs or have tasks piling up at home, many of us …

Exploring the Five Approaches to Conflict, Part 5: Compromising

This is a five-part series on exploring the approaches to conflict. The five approaches are: avoiding, accommodating, collaborating, competing, and …

Exploring the Five Approaches to Conflict, Part 4: Competing

This is a five-part series on exploring the approaches to conflict. The five approaches are: avoiding, accommodating, collaborating, competing, and …

Exploring the Five Approaches to Conflict, Part 3: Collaborating

This is a five-part series on exploring the approaches to conflict. The five approaches are: avoiding, accommodating, collaborating, competing, and …

Exploring the Five Approaches to Conflict, Part 2: Accommodating

This is a five-part series on exploring the approaches to conflict. The five approaches are: avoiding, accommodating, collaborating, competing, and …

Exploring the Five Approaches to Conflict, Part 1: Avoiding

This is part one of a five-part series on exploring approaches to conflict. The five approaches are: avoiding, accommodating, collaborating, …

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Marketing

Why You Shouldn't Be an Entrepreneur

Advice from a guy who runs an 8-figure business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having the freedom to choose your own schedule and work when you want. A chance to work from the beach or just work from the comfort of your own home. Building your dream product or service …

Entrepreneurship

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Self-improvement

You are the only one who can own your reactions to life's situations

Part of managing conflict is managing your reactions. We often blame others for what happens to us, failing to recognize that we can control how we …

Practice Reframing the 8 Causes of Conflict, Part 2

Four more causes of conflict to go, so much learning remains.<p>How to get better? Practice – Part 2?<p>This is a follow-up to last week’s post, Part 1 of …

Practice Reframing the 8 Causes of Conflict, Part 1

I believe that there are eight fundamental causes of conflict. In this and the next post, I look at them in detail, with the goal of reframing how we …

These 5 Brain-Friendly, Mood-Boosting Drinks Are Happiness in a Cup

While there's no definitive cure-all for anxiety and depression, holistic health can play a role in your healing and mood management. Try adding these hot wellness elixirs to your day to reap the natural, mood-boosting, calming benefits from teas, spices, roots, and more. Plus, it's known that hot …

Deconstructing Conflict, Part 3: Vanity. How to deal with conflict when you're vain

Vanity is not only expected, our me-first culture encourages it. What steps can we take to make sure that it doesn’t consume us?<p>How does vanity …

Deconstructing Conflict, Part 2: Trust (why it's so important)

Welcome to Part 2 of the 3-part series on conflict. If you haven’t read part 1, be sure to here: Deconstructing Conflict, Part 1: Competition. Now, …

Deconstructing Conflict: Part 1 - Competition (a challenge)

Competition is one of the most exciting aspects of living in America and modern, western society. Our government, entertainment, and athletics all …

What is conflict? Exploring ways to define a polarizing term

Merriam-Webster defines conflict as “competitive or opposing action of incompatibles.” Is that the correct definition?<p>Before we define conflict, we …

Reframing: An introduction to thinking differently about your life

To elevate our intellectual and interpersonal self to self-authorship, one of the highest levels of knowing and being, we must reframe the way that …

Reframe with Duane - Let's be better, together

My motivation for writing this post is two-fold. First, I realized that I’m not practicing what I preach as much as I’d like, so I’m reflecting on …

Meet Kasita: The Micro-Housing Start-Up That's About To Revolutionize Real Estate

You can tell immediately that Jeff Wilson, the 42-year old founder of Kasita, an Austin-based micro-housing start-up, has been courting venture capital. He has his sales pitch nailed—which is pretty impressive for a former university dean and professor who used to live in a dumpster.<p>When I ask …

Real Estate

How to Completely Delete Yourself From the Internet

Last week, Radiohead — one of the biggest bands on the planet — “disappeared” from the internet.<p>Only, they didn’t really… Their albums were still …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Self-improvement

Restricting Your Eating Time Period to 8 Hours Will Transform Your Health & Fitness

Intermittent fasting can provide many important health benefits, including improving your insulin/leptin sensitivity, helping your body …

The Table Is Set For The Next Financial Crisis

<i>Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog,</i>The housing market peaked in 2005 and proceeded to crash over the next five years, with existing …

Finance