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About Tim Hoyle

Tim Hoyle is a Motivational Coach, National Speaker, and Bay Area leader in human performance metrics. Tim has been teaching motivational principles for over 25 years. His clients include Kaiser Permanente, CBS radio, Major League Soccer, Genentech, Dole, Valero, and the California Prison System. Tim's credentials include: Winslow Research Institute Certified Consultant Certified DISC Professional Behaviors Analyst Toastmasters Humorous Speaker Award 2006 + 2007

A Reminder for All of Us

Many years ago there was a commercial that made the late night rounds back in Boston that was one of my favorites.  Sy Sperling’s Hair Club for Men. The commercial was awesome for several reasons: It was incredibly cheesy … Continue reading

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Happiness Formula?

From the WSJ’s advice column – Is this column the best use of your time? For that matter, how should one decide how best to use one’s time, especially leisure time? ‪—Paul The way we spend our time, much like … Continue reading

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Earth’s History Compressed in One Year

January, February, and March would be good months to stay in your cabin. The Earth’s environment was chaotic. Earth cools while mountains and oceans form. Life would spring forth on April Fool’s Day as single-celled organisms would be form in … Continue reading

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Coaching in the New Year

What better way to start off the new year than with a shameless plug.  But I think there are too many people banging their heads against the wall trying to improve some facet of their life when it doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Practical Advice

I spent the week with the family traveling hither and yon for Thanksgiving and here is the advice I leave you with – THE LEFT LANE IS FOR PASSING!!!!

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Conflict Resolution

In the wake of our recent election I thought it might be worth sharing my experience over the last 20 years of serving as a mediator and corporate conflict resolution specialist. Perhaps there is a macro lesson for the country? … Continue reading

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Will Power is a Myth

I have been saying for years that will power is a random setting in your body driven by genetics similar to your height or eye color. It has absolutely no bearing on your integrity (whatever that is) or character.   … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Personality Trait

If you are reading this blog then you know about my contention that the majority of our success and/or failures with others comes from the alignment of our innate personality traits.  Today’s case in point: I thrive on appreciation and … Continue reading

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Interesting book review, Mom and Dad Chill Out, from two anthropologists who studied  varied cultural norms of child rearing from around the globe .  A quote from the book, “The expert advice that parents attend to has grossly exaggerated the … Continue reading

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