Do You Shift or Support? Every day we engage in conversation with friends, family, and strangers. How we relate to others says a lot about yourself. Listen closely to what you say and how-to response to people. Do you Shift or Support? Beware of Conversational Narcissism. A Shift response involves an attempt to guide the … Continue reading Do You Shift or Support? How you Respond
Breaking An Impasse When you dig the ditch too deep, it’s hard to fill it in. The trick to breaking an impasse is knowing how to reopen talks gracefully, without loss of face or bargaining power. Losing face is always more important than bargaining power. Saving face is the best path toward breaking impasse. How … Continue reading Breaking An Impasse
There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. People will do a lot to avoid having to take the stairs. They’ll wait for an elevator, even if it’s going to take longer. Or they’ll walk far out of their way just to get to an escalator. The same is for Success, … Continue reading There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
Common Sense is No Longer Common The other day I met a lady who said her life was in ruins. She graduated from college with honors. She lost most of her money. Her husband divorced her. Her friends deserted her. And, now she was alone, working a low-pay job, trying to survive. She graduated from … Continue reading Common Sense is No Longer Common
WORK is an Ugly Word Waking up Monday morning with the word WORK is pathetic and unhealthy. Imagine you hate your job and have to WORK. That’s like double unhappiness. Imagine you love your job and have to WORK. That’s like no pain, no gain. I often wonder: Why we have this ugly word WORK … Continue reading WORK is an Ugly Word
Something Feels Special Today Something feels special today. Perhaps it is because it’s the 1st Sunday of 2019. Perhaps it is the Epiphany when the three wiseman visited the Baby Jesus. Perhaps it is the 17th day of Winter. There are 73 days left till Spring. Perhaps it is 6th day of the year. There … Continue reading Something Feels Special Today
How will the January 05, 2019 New Moon and Partial Solar Eclipse affect me I often wonder What influences astrological signs, moon phases, and solar events have on me. I think most people are curious even if they don’t believe in this hocus-pocus meaningless talk. I did some research to find what experts were saying … Continue reading How will the January 05, 2019 New Moon and Partial Solar Eclipse affect me
How Do You View Your Pet in Your Life With the proliferation of Care Animals showing up in airplanes, grocery stores, and doctor offices, I often wonder how pet owners view their pet. There are two concepts: Anthropocentrism and Ecocentrism Anthropocentrism and Ecocentrism are contrasting opinions on how the natural world should be viewed in … Continue reading How Do You View Your Pet in Your Life
Should we care about Plastic Straws? Perhaps so, as they do contribute to global pollution. But if you put plastic straws into perspective compared to the huge amount of plastic waste in our landfills and floating in our ocean, plastic straws make little difference. I didn’t hear anyone shout out to Pepsi and Coke to … Continue reading Should we care about Plastic Straws?