What if there was a way to increase your will power? Would that be the key to being able to say no thank you to that dessert at end of the meal? Nicole is the founder and President of Equilibria Leadership Consulting, an international leadership and management consulting and coaching firm, based in Philadelphia, PA. She is a regular contributor to the print and broadcast community and has been featured on NPR, NBC, CBS, Fox Business News, Investor’s Business Daily, Entreprenuer.com, Forbes.com, New York Times Magazine, Prairie Business Magazine, and numerous other media outlets. She is also one of Ali’s Best friends! The weight loss industry has been trending towards increasing acceptance, self-love and giving yourself permission to eat what you want, in the hopes that if you allow yourself those “forbidden” foods then you won’t over eat them. In this episode we talk about the importance of having self-discipline and how to work on habit formation.