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How to Reap Your Business Gold? A Simple But Overlooked Practice to Get to the Winner’s Circle

By on 07/29/2016

Were you glued to the Olympics these past few weeks?  I’d forgotten just how many different sports are featured at the Summer Games. And was fascinated both by how slim the margin of success was for the medalists in so

How to Take a Compliment: Top 5 Ways To Stand Out with Confidence in Business and Life

By on 04/08/2016

Do you…? Squirm when receiving a compliment? Slough it off like an uncomfortable hug or downright reject it? Suggest others did more work than you did on that project? Say anyone could have put on an event like that? Or

3 Ways Appreciation Helps You Live Happier and Longer

By on 03/16/2016

Happy people live longer. Sounds so much better than advice to ‘cut out this’ or ‘cut out that’ if you want to see your golden years! Recent research reveals that it’s actually more effective to  live happier by concentrating on

700 Percent Pay Increase? Two Success Secrets from the Baseball Diamond

By on 03/02/2016

While baseball players, bats and stadiums have evolved – for better or worse — since the mid-1800’s, the game remains nearly as simple as it was when it started. Which is why so many fans love it! And simple—as in

4 Ways to Reduce Absences And Make People Happier At Work

By on 02/11/2016

If you’re an employer or a manager, then work place absence is costing you money, inconvenience, and can be upsetting to your other employees and even your customers. What we’re talking about are the days taken off work that are

You Have a Gift, Release It! 9 Signposts to Yours

By on 01/11/2016

Everyone has a special gift. Do you cringe a little, or feel a little disbelief, when you hear that? Or did something flutter inside your heart? The truth is, everyone’s gifts are different, and they are all special. And the

Stand-out Strategy Sessions: Personal & Professional Success

By on 01/01/2016

Anyone who’s launched their coaching business, solopreneur practice or book, knows the hard work and pride! But how do you keep going when the results aren’t exactly what you’d hoped for, or you realize that the biggest obstacle to your

Employee Motivation: What Gets Repeated May Not Be What You Want

By on 12/02/2015

Employee relations surveys reveal that many managers and team leaders simply aren’t doing what most experts believe they could be when working with their colleagues and even others.  For example, No matter how well Sharon did on a project, the

FreeCompliments: the got-to-have Mini-Poster

By on 11/26/2015

Click on the image Opens in a New WindowDownload the pdf Print it out (looks good in black & white, too), Save it to your computer to print over & again Cut upward on the dotted lines to create the

What are You Growing? 50 Ways to Praise a Child

By on 11/01/2015

It’s so easy to get wrapped up in what’s not working and focus on what’s wrong: “You didn’t….” “You never…” “Why don’t you…” Yet research proves that children need a minimum of three positives for every negative they hear, to