• ALERT! ALERT! What you say to yourself matters

    Are you a nice person? Or do you belittle others and make them feel bad about themselves? Do you harp on people’s weaknesses and call them names? Do you make others feel they’re not good enough or acceptable as they are? I’m guessing your answer is, That’s awful! Of course I don’t say and do […]

  • It didn’t occur to me to be embarrassed

    The other day I was browsing at the bookstore. Two women walked by and when they got close to where I was standing, one nearly dragged the other away saying, Oh, I don’t like to be seen in that aisle. It’s just too embarrassing. I was standing in the Self-Improvement aisle. I stood there for a […]

  • React vs. respond: Do you know the difference?

    Have you ever thought about the difference between a reaction and a response? On the surface, they may seem similar, but the distinction makes a difference. A reaction A reaction is the knee jerk. Someone is rude to you and you react in a rude manner in return. We’ve all been there. Reacted, swiftly and without […]

  • Do you feel like a fraud?

    It happens at least a couple times a month. Sometimes while mingling at a networking event, other times across the aisle of a plane. Sometimes it happens when I’m meeting someone new for a cup of coffee or it could be while sharing lunch with others at a conference. It happened twice last weekend at […]