This week, I have been blessed to attend the training program called Crucial Conversations, based on the book of the same name. You need to get this book now! Seriously. It will give you so many useful tools for improving your communication skills — in almost every situation and with every type of relationship. The […]
“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ~ John Wooden Watch this TED talk by John Wooden to learn more about character and reputation as well as the difference between winning and succeeding.
Today, I was at a company meeting. One of the core values at the company is Simplify and the president was talking about the importance of this concept. While he was encouraging us to consider how to do this in our work, it struck a chord for me personally as well. Definition: to make less complex or complicated; to make plainer or easier. Huh. […]
“Dance like the photo’s not being tagged. Love like you’ve never been unfriended. Sing like nobody’s following. Share like you care. And do it all like it won’t end up on youtube!” This is a modern media take on the classic quote: “Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. […]
“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” ~ Will Rogers Will Rogers said this years ago, before our culture was taken hostage by consumerism. I think this is one of the blessings of an economic downturn — people are forced to clarify […]