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207 Shares When we are busy it's tough to know that we are ignoring others. Watch for these 5 signs that you are blowing people off.
418 Shares Being a master of writing not only helps you do tasks faster, it indeed can catapult your career! Here are 40 tips that could boost your writing skills.
135 Shares To be more successful you need to be honest with yourself, start by asking these two questions. Quietly assess the answers and then make a plan to build on your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.
186 Shares By nature, we trust people. I believe most of us assume the best in those we meet. That’s not always the case, but often it is. The most important part of this trusting thing is that others need to know they can trust us. In this post I’m going to give you several reasons why gaining trust with people is essential for relationships, growth, and (really) life all the way around. Hopefully, this will help guide us into a discussion as to why trust is so important today. 5 Reasons to Build Trust Character.... More »
79 Shares I loathe timed presentations. A presentation should take as much time as it takes to do what it needs to and no longer. That, of course, assumes that that it needs to do is worth doing but let’s pretend that it is. That said, it’s important to know how long your rehearsed presentation is going to take when you perform it live. The best way to find out, of course, is to give the presentation so that you know how long it will take the next time. The second best way is... More »
89 Shares When was the last time you dared to ask for something your heart truly desired? Now, I don’t mean things like your favorite dinner or the TV remote. I am talking about desires that we repress because of the fear of failure. Things you want so bad that you’d rather not try, than invite the vulnerability that comes with the possibility of failing. I think its a rather terrifying act to ask for something you want. The more deeply you desire it, the more daunting the endeavour becomes. These are the things... More »
1.1K Shares Your friend’s father just died and you’re in a panic. “What should I say? What if I say something wrong?” Hey, it’s really not your fault our society is so death-and-grief-phobic. No one ever taught you how to be with someone who is grieving. Here are seven things not to say, along with better ways of saying them. 1. Not: “He’s in a better place” or “Just be happy he’s not in pain anymore.” The place she wants him to be is with her, no matter how much pain he was in... More »