Giving Feedback: Are You a Coach … or a Critic?

As Mark Deterding wrote in his recent excellent article, Mistakes Happen – 5 Steps to Lift People Up When They Make One, stuff happens....

Are Your Language Choices Making You Crazy?

I just heard myself say again, “Come on, you piece of **** stupid machine. Move faster! I don’t have all day. Grrrrrrrrrr.” Guess what? The...

Successful Networking: Secret #3

Do you attend networking events in the real world? I mean, do you go to places where people are standing around, all hoping to...

What Does Your Personal Brand Say About You?

We read a lot about personal branding – the topic’s everywhere, seemingly – but rarely have I seen an article that covers this point:...

Where Do You Find Your Ideas?

I read a couple of posts recently by authors who bemoaned the lack of ideas to write about. They wondered how it’s possible for...

Changing The Narrative – Finding Positive Stories In A Negative World

Bad news sells and good news doesn’t? Let’s change that! In the past year or more, it seems as though the U.S. press has been...

Families – Have You Faced Something Like This?

Modern-day life can be complicated, with many families having more than one mom or dad, step cousins/step siblings – either through marriage/divorce/ death or...

All in All

A few months ago, Dennis Pitocco approached me, asking if I’d like to place some of my articles on his site, BIZCATALYST 360°. I had...

Successful Networking Secret #2: Nametags

So, you’re off to another networking event. You read my first article (below) on this, and you feel empowered. You’re strong. You’re going to...

Changing The Narrative: Revisiting Silatech

A little less than a year ago (May 2018), I wrote about a nonprofit in Qatar that had been working to empower marginalized youth...
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