When You Go Straight from “Can You Help Me?” to “You’re Dead to Me,” You Miss an Opportunity Over the past month I have had the same experience, in varying iterations, no fewer than 3 times.  Sounded like a topic for a blog post to me. Here’s what’s… Read More
“Ask Yourself the Following Question, but Do Not Answer…” It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I started my yoga therapy training. One guided meditation we do again and again, (after some guided movement) is, “Ask yourself… Read More
Diagnose Like a Doctor–Without all that Pesky Med School A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to work with a sales team. Part of my remit was to help them respond to comments (complaints…) with greater finesse (patience….) … Read More
Is that Original—Or a Copy? Hello Here-and-Wow Family, Before we begin, my apologies for the break in scheduling. Quite a bit occurred during that time; including an impromptu “vacation” in Chicago when flights to New… Read More
Make It. Never Fake It. Make It. Never Fake It. This last week I was asked, “What are some ways to project confidence when you may not be feeling confident?” While there are people who… Read More
You Can Expedite –But Be Ready to Exit Reality shows took front and center in last week’s Wow and it seems they will this week, too. Here is the question I received: How can you approach being directive… Read More
Is Your Office a Reality Show? Last week I discussed why there is no such thing as ‘impersonal’ conflict resolution.  This week I received the below conflict resolution query: “What are some examples of when conflict… Read More
“It’s Not Personal…” Um, Yes, It Is “It’s Not Personal…” Um, Yes, It Is A client recently asked what to do about a colleague who was taking a work conflict personally. “But it is personal,” I responded.  … Read More
B(e) O(n) S(ame) S(ide)   I was recently asked by a client, “What traits evoke executive presence?” I love questions whose answers vary wildly depending on who is doing the answering. While I await… Read More
This is Not an Excuse. It’s an Explanation. As I mentioned in my last post, answering questions is one of my great joys which is why I was so happy when a client asked, “How can I avoid… Read More