Whether you screw something up with work, miscommunicate timing to a client, lose it with you child or forget to do what you said you would do with a partner – Do you apologize? Is it a “real apology” or just a quick “sorry about that”? What’s the difference? It’s a BIG difference. Let’s
I recently read Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes. It was first day of my vacation and I read it in a day. Devoured it might be a better word. I anticipated the book would share stories, chapter after chapter, of Shonda learning how to say Yes to more things in all aspects of her
I was facilitating a session last night where I was asked, “How do I make someone respect me?” First – “make” isn’t going to work out for anyone…. When I talk about both trust & respect, I speak about it going two ways. For example, if you’re wanting to feel respected by someone,
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I got back from Mexico late Sunday night, a terrific four-day getaway with some girlfriends. Typically, on a beach vacation I start the day with a run along the shore line. I also love to have a couple beach walks a day. Walking the beach with my friends Friday morning – when we saw
As I shared in my last blog, I’ve been reading Michelle Obama’s book Becoming. In the Becoming Us section of the book (page 226) Michelle is reflecting on Barack’s consideration of running for President of the United States. While sifting through this in her mind, she asks herself three questions of her 17-year relationship with Barack.