relationships

Motherhood: The Thankless Job

I have two boys now 4 and 6.  They are adorable, sweet, smart, cuddly, funny, active, dirty, needy, whiny, demanding beings.  I love them more than life. When they were

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What Do You Do When You Are Right! And Wrong?

Everyone has a horrible college roommate story—Mine starts in the same way that a lot of them do with an inconsiderate night of noise.   Let’s just say her new

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Strengthen Your Network in a Tough Economy

What do you think of when you hear the word “networking?” Events you feel you should attend, even though you don’t want to? Initiating forced conversations with strangers? Maybe even

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Let Your True Self Shine!

People of all ages want to be liked, whether you are 12 or 72. Likewise, people of all ages want to be happy. When you build the relationships you want,

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If Kids Behaved Like Most Politicians, They Would Be Put in a Time Out

The conflict over the timing of President Obama’s jobs speech to Congress a few days ago – also known as “ScheduleGate” “SpeechGate” or “DebateGate” depending on the media source –

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What Puts You On The Edge?

What puts you on edge?  You know that ‘everything is annoying me right now feeling’? When you are on edge you tend to get snippy and your tone tends to

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People Do Business With People They Like

My friend Sarah reached out to me to tell me she’d discovered her daughter was bunking at camp with the daughter of a man she’d been trying to get as

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Relationship Networking – Do It Your Way

 I’ve met many people who think networking is a chore – that it’s just something they have to do in order to be successful and make the “right” connections.   Other’s

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