How to spell “yes” with N-O

I was recently a guest on the Sales for Nerds podcast with Reuben Swartz. We were discussing how to form more genuine connections. “No” and “yes” should never be one word

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Do you know when your way is NOT the best way?

We know a good leader when we see one. They take responsibility, make changes as needed, and step up for their team when times are tough. We all want to

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An extra reason to reach out

EXTRA EXTRA! My book club for The Connector’s Advantage is available now! Whether you find connecting easy or hard, or just need some connecting after this long time holed up at

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This is your chance – will you take it?

In my house, two of us are a little high strung and the other two are easy going. Can you guess which I am? Just like me, my son gets

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Which is more important: the journey or the fruit?

Though I am not at all a gardener, this analogy really spoke to me… Gardening takes a lot of work and time, planting, watering, cultivating the land. And you won’t

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My Ah-HA Moment

I love it when someone gets me to say, think, or realize something that is actually an Ah-Ha moment for myself. That happened recently when I was a guest on

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Being grateful

Looking back: The difference between bragging and gratitude

The past few weeks I have spent helping my 84-year-old father clean out the house he has lived in for 35 years. I found some things that brought me back

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Sharing My Seeds of Knowledge

If you know anything about gardening you know that for many (literal) garden variety plants, NOW is the time to plant them. If you are into that, you’ve probably already gotten your

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How to ask for a raise

I will never forget how I felt when I found out I was making significantly less than my male counterpart. I had been in the role longer and my performance

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