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Hitting 60

Today marks the 60th published article here at A SMART PRACTICE. When we launched in January of this year, we weren’t exactly sure how everything was going to shake out. Looking back over the past 6 months, and 60 articles, there’s been a lot of great content, resources, and community development here. Our goal here is to […]

Book Review: Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

The Premise: My professional crush with Brene Brown started a few years ago with her infamous TEDx talk on the power of vulnerability. She spoke so beautifully; holding a great tension between information and vulnerability. She’s done a marvelous job bringing rich research and marrying it to real life settings and relationships. Daring Greatly is a book about […]

Book Review: QBQ! The Question Behind the Question

The Premise: If you’re asking the wrong questions, you’re not going to solve the problems correctly, or efficiently. Personal accountability is achieved when we ask “what” and “how,” not “why” and “who.” Businesses thrive when those involved take responsibility by asking the correct questions about their situation. Ask, “how can I solve …” instead of […]

Book Review: The War of Art

I think everyone would agree the practice of counseling is an art, not a science. To take that one step further, the practice of building a private counseling practice is also an art (which is one of the reasons we created this website, to help you create your art). This book review is about Steven […]