`You Say Late, I Say Never (Or Do I?….) As I mentioned in my first post of the year, many of us came back to work on January 3, filled with the zippity doo dah of New Year’s resolutions… Read More
Work is Worship: “Slowly, Slowly, All is Coming” Fourteen years ago I was traveling with my father through Sikkim, a land of many marvelous customs (Consider, for example, that their national dish is made with orchids.) Among them… Read More
Welcome to “The Year of Absurd Prosperity”: The Readiness is All Before I begin, allow me to wish you happy, jolly, merry, joy. Regardless of what’s on your calendar for the holidays—whether it’s hosting 100 of your nearest and dearest or… Read More
Why Wait? Start Your New Year’s Resolution December 1 Tomorrow is December 1. For many, this marks the start of holiday “merriment,” complete with indulgence into at least four of the seven deadly sins. Now, I’m no prude– I… Read More
Thank You? Thank You As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, it can be difficult to actually feel thankful. For many of us work is extremely over- (or under-) whelming; mortgages are pressing; holiday… Read More
Making the Screen: Commanding Television Interviews Television appearances are tricky for any number of reasons. There’s the fear of forgetting what you want to say. There’s the fear of being asked a question to which you… Read More
You Can Quote Me Why You Should Have a Quote File (& a Few From My Own) As those of you know who’ve read “How to Wow” keeping a quote file on your computer… Read More
Negotiating: Bring Your Home Court Advantage With You The Harvard Business Review recently published an article titled, “Negotiate Where You Want to Get What You Want.” Its premise? That where you negotiate your next raise is as important… Read More
Answers are Over-Rated I rarely have a guest post, but I found this piece exceptional. It takes Krishnamurti’s wise words, “To know is to be ignorant. Not to know is the beginning of… Read More
Beware How You Share: Navigating the New, Shared Workspace As was noted in the October 4 edition of The Wall Street Journal, shared workspace for non co-workers is becoming increasingly common. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203791904576609301747256470.html With this in mind, I thought I’d… Read More