Jan 9 2019

One Step Closer to Achieving Goals

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication Skills

June 5th I posted a blog about what I learned from Gretchen Rubin’s book The Four Tendencies. Gretchen writes about the four ways we respond to expectations, including a free quiz for you to figure out which of the four tendencies you are, how your tendency impacts your day to day response to expectations and

Jan 1 2019

My approach to January 1st

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals

Since 2013 I have sent an annual blog out somewhere between Dec 26- Jan 3rdsharing my tradition of capturing what’s just been done and what’s ahead.  I call this approach my WOWs and Wants. In this, I record my WOWs for the year I’m just finishing up and my WANTs for the year ahead.  I

Dec 26 2018

Enjoy this time

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication Skills

May your celebrations yesterday with family & friends, have your heart grinning    for the days and weeks to come :0) xo   Coming up… The blogs you will receive in the next two weeks will share ideas about how to approach the year ahead, including insight on how you respond to expectations and the

Dec 18 2018

Decision Making Made Easy – Template from Author Suzy Welch

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication Skills

With 2019 less than 20 days away, I’m aware of individuals considering making changes.  This 2-minute video will walk you through a Decision Making Tool I learned from Suzy Welch in her book 10 -10-10.    Suzy’s tool is one that you can apply to many situations (I haven’t had it not work for one

Dec 12 2018

Four Tips to Make TOUGH Conversations, Easier

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication Skills

There can be conversations and then tough conversations. Here are four tips in preparation for the “tough conversations” category. 1) If you’re calling it a tough conversation (or conflict, debate, or triage….) is literally making you feel crummy about what you need to do, call it something different.  You need to change what it feels