When We Know Better, We Do Better Like many of you, my heart aches as I watch the news. Like many of you, I believe in the right of our black fellow Americans to do more than… Read More
“Wicked” Rehabilitated the Reputation of Witches—I Will Now (Attempt to) Do the Same for Stepmothers When your father announces at the age of 72 that he is remarrying it is natural to think, (among other things) “Well, this could go either way…” Outside my brain,… Read More
Assisting Others is Great—but Leave Them Wiggle Room Over the past few weeks I have slowly but surely been teaching my super-patient husband, Keith, how to assist me in various yoga poses. The other day as he was… Read More
When Anxiety Runs Amok, How to Put Others at Ease A few weeks ago Keith and I made the decision to sell our kayaks. Last Friday we cleaned, measured, and photographed them, then listed them on a few websites and… Read More
Distance Selling? Zoom In and Close the Deal For many people, the best and easiest part of selling their product or service used to be when they would hand it to the potential retailer/buyer and say, “Here, touch… Read More
These 4 Words = Quarantine Chaos (Guaranteed) Hello and how’s everybody doing? While some of you may be finding the “new normal” is starting to feel, well, normal, others of you may be contemplating space travel.   In… Read More
Whether it’s Zoom or Live, YOU are the Show OK, you have your technology in-hand and your presentation honed. You’re done, right? Not so fast. As noted in How to Wow, people retain approximately 7% of what you say.… Read More
Pitch (Zoom!) Perfect Now that the initial scramble to organize a daily home office routine has become, well, routine, many of us are lifting up our heads from the minute-to-minute-problem-solving of the last… Read More
“What We Speak Becomes the House We Live In” Years ago, I was lucky enough to be introduced to the Persian poet, Hafiz, whose book, The Gift, contains the following poem: What We speak Becomes the house we live… Read More
Do’s and Don’ts for Home Office Professionalism Do’s and Don’ts for Home Office Professionalism Now that the majority of us are working from home, I thought I’d send along a quick list of do’s and don’ts for… Read More