Communication

Got Anxiety? Try THIS

Fear is a powerful emotion. It can motivate us, helping us make progress toward our goals. But it can also be paralyzing, especially when fear and anxiety are at the

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The impact of a small gesture

Thursday is Thanksgiving. There are times that I have loved and times I hated this holiday. As a child of divorce, this was the one holiday that was hardest as

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5 Tips for dealing with hostile people

One of my favorite parts of speaking is the interaction and participation from an audience. It shows me they are engaged and curious. Questions and comments present the opportunity to

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Three words to say “No”

I was recently a guest on the Sales for Nerds podcast with Reuben Swartz. And as he shared in his show notes, two newsletter ideas came from out of our

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Four mental messages that hold you back

When I was writing The Connector’s Advantage, I sent out a few emails to people I knew for their input, and I got incredible insight. I moved forward and was

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I had an Epiphany…

I have been having all these epiphanies when taking my morning walks and listening to audio books. When listening to Tribes by Seth Godin, I had an epiphany about setting boundaries. I’m

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Motivate

Are you talking about it?

People at times have described me as a “motivational speaker” and for some reason that always made me uncomfortable. The truth is, I don’t believe you can motivate anyone since

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Vulnerability makes me want to puke but….

I have rallied my tribe to help me with my weight loss goal. But my tribe can’t always walk with me. Instead of being demotivated I bring a virtual friend,

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personal and professional relationships

Do people need be solely personal or professional connections?

Years ago I was connected with Jordan Harbinger, host of the The Jordan Harbinger Show, which led to me being a guest on his podcast. During the interview, I remember

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