It is not uncommon for people to come to the end of a year, regretting some things they did that they wish they hadn't done, while on the other hand regretting things they had hoped to do that didn't get done. This unhappy pattern is often followed by the equally futile practice of making … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Old Year to Inspire Your New Year
For people who are ardent shoppers and deal-finders, there is nothing black about the day after Thanksgiving in the United States (and unfortunately now the actual day of Thanksgiving itself) that feels black. After all, that is the time when bargain-hunters will line up for hours in advance in … [Read more...] about Why Do We Call It BLACK Friday?
It's amazing what goodies lurk in my article and report collection. Just when I was feeling overwhelmed and not coming up with a topic to write about this week, I found a gem in my file drawer. That's where I keep a file folder labeled Article Ideas, especially for a day like today, when no … [Read more...] about Another Cure for Overwhelm – Practice the 3 Ds
Among the many mottoes I have created over my lifetime, one stands out as being rather snarky: Nothing beats abject terror as a motivator. I have come to realize that abject terror as a motivator is pretty limiting. A serious health issue such as a mild heart attack or the discovery of a spot on … [Read more...] about Have You Thought about Your WHY Lately?
Do you suffer from lack of communication confidence in any of the following areas? Do you dread going to networking events, because you never know what to say, and have no clue how to describe what you do, without turning listeners off or boring them to death? Do you know you could be making … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Get It Done Already?
Of all the public speaking opportunities available to us, the one that many people feel most uncomfortable with is networking. This discomfort can occur at official networking events, in casual conversations that happen during breaks at conferences and meetings, and even in social … [Read more...] about 3 Key Networking Mindsets for Business Success