Are you sometimes stumped when it comes to writing emails that will actually get opened and hopefully read? Would it be helpful to know what types of email to avoid like the plague? In a recent article in Hubspot, Leslie Ye writes scathingly about just checking in emails. They actually … [Read more...] about How About Some Alternatives to “Just Checking In” Emails?
Are you one of those people who has absolutely no trouble discussing things with other people; but as soon as you sit down in front of a PC or tablet, your mind goes as blank as the screen? This poses a real challenge in today's business world, since creating content (whether speeches, blog … [Read more...] about Think you can’t write? Well, you’re wrong!
Have you ever had the misfortune to end up in conversation with someone who continually looks at life through mud-colored glasses, who pollutes his or her life with constant negativity (not to mention the lives of those who have to listen to this garbage)? These people are rightly referred to as … [Read more...] about Are You Taking Advantage of an Attitude of Gratitude?
Have you ever gone to sleep on a problem and have the answer pop into your mind when you wake up? Or when you are in the shower or taking a walk? If so, then you have received a gift from your subconscious. There are several important things I have discovered about the subconscious … [Read more...] about Let Your Subconscious Do the Work for You
Sometimes I run across people who seem to view the phrases please and thank you as empty social forms that are not really necessary in our modern world, and actually deem them as bordering on being a useless affectation. I respectfully and firmly beg to differ! When used with the proper … [Read more...] about The Deceptive Power of Please and Thank You
There has been a lot of buzz lately about the importance of emotional intelligence (EI). In a recent issue of Inc., John Rampton quotes an article from Psychology Today: "Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others." This usually … [Read more...] about How Intelligent Are Your Emotions?