My friend, Susan RoAne, wrote this article and I enjoyed it so much, I asked permission to share it with you. Author and editor, Michael Korda, wrote that one thing we must have by 40 is a network of people we know. Whether we are twenty four, forty or qualify as members of AARP, the
Today’s society places us in many different rolls. We are the friend, the spouse, the parent or child, the employer or team member. We change our behaviors and personas to fit our different and evolving rolls and responsibilities. Like changing our clothes to fit the weather or activity, we lock our true selves into patterns
You are in for a treat! We have a fabulous new product offering! So many of my past students and coaching clients have been asking me for another program…one they can recommend to their grown and almost grown children. Several people have told me that there is no place to send their young adult children
Self-introductions are easier than most people think. You tell the other person your name and something about yourself that establishes a commonality with that person. You will introduce yourself in different ways, depending upon the event and the person you are meeting. Think about where you are. What do you have in common with another
Did you know the average work year has increased by more than 160 hours since 1970? And, guess what that means! Those are hours we used to have for leisure time, but no more. When we are short on time, what do we give up first? Usually the things that give us the most pleasure.
Sometimes, it is important to just stop and evaluate where you are. Evaluating what’s working, what’s not working, what you want and don’t want is a necessary step to building a better tomorrow. Sit down and ask yourself “Where am I going? Why? Where do I want to go? What do I want to do?
Stephen Covey said it best in his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, "Habit #3, First Things First." He told us we should always do the most important things first. If you will plan your days and your activities, ranking tasks in order of importance and taking care of the important things first,
One of the young women in our office made a statement the other day that made me stop and think. She said, "People around here think I have a bad attitude. I don't have a bad attitude. I'm just not a morning person." Wow! Was she saying that she doesn't get to chose her attitude? Does
If you would like to become powerful, strong, respected, impressive and successful, there are two ways you can make it happen. First, position your information. Communication is most effective when it is purposefully positioned. When you say the right thing at the right time using the right tone of voice, the right facial expressions, and
Powerful people don’t slump. They stand up straight. Good body posture makes you look confident, successful and energetic. There are many benefits to good body posture, including increased energy, improved health by aligning internal organs, and enhanced voice quality. In addition, you will look and feel more fit and self-assured. Ask someone to look at