The risk of insult is the price of clarity. Gair Maxwell, author of the upcoming book, The Reinvention Code watched me do my keynote live and then joined me for this week’s radio show. We talked about his concept of “Climbing Down” – leaving our perch of arrogance and walking the … Continue reading Reinvention
I had an encounter with a rude customer service agent the other day. When I asked her for help, she literally leaned in towards me, pointed her finger at me and said in the most condescending voice, “I’ll deal with you later.” Gulp. I am a sensitive person and it … Continue reading Time to be Rude?
Acknowledge those that are easy to forget. Have you ever thought to notice who’s invisible in your life? Perhaps it’s your bus driver, mailman, service provider? The clerk behind the counter, the guy that fixes your car? Recently we had a fellow come it to refit our bath tub. Numerous … Continue reading Easy to Forget
Yoga – it’s all the rage. Hot Yoga, Couples Yoga, Laughter Yoga, Acro-Yoga – all great in so many ways, but have you ever heard of Eye Yoga? Practicing eye yoga; a series of eye exercises, may help you to overcome various eye-related problems by strengthening those muscles. Start by … Continue reading It’s not just about what you do…it’s about what you think.
Be where you are. Do you ever find when you are at work you are thinking about everything that you are missing at home and when you are at home, you are spending too much time thinking about work. When you are on a date night with your honey, is … Continue reading Be Where You Are
They say when you are ready the teacher will appear and so he did. About three weeks into my self-imposed 50 day sugar-free retreat, I was connected with Barry Friedman, author of I Love Me More Than Sugar. His enthusiam for being sugar free is (almost) contagious! Almost 4 years into ‘the … Continue reading I Love Me More Than Sugar
I would like to tell you this because… When you set up a conversation like this, it’s like a signal to the other person, it helps prepare them for the message you are about to deliver. That was just one of my learnings today from Pat Hirst, author of In a Perfect … Continue reading I would like to tell you this because…
I asked the flight attendant my ‘famous’ question, “Tell me something beautiful, loving or kind you have seen done on a plane.” This smiling woman didn’t even have to think, she answered immediately. “That’s easy, it’s when I see a couple who are sitting across the isle from each other … Continue reading Unconscious Acts
Help people, and yourself, feel included. Have you ever walked into a room and not known anyone? It’s kind of a yucky feeling looking around for someone to talk to when you see every one else is already in little groups conversing. Next time you spy someone walk into a … Continue reading Helping People & Yourself
Be patient. If you are have been starting to eat healthier or exercise or work on a new project, you may get frustrated because you aren’t seeing changes or feeling as different as quickly as you had hoped. Be patient. Change takes time. Be patient. Positive change is worth waiting … Continue reading Patience Grasshopper …