A participant at one of my seminars came up during a break to talk. She said that during a recent review, her boss had told her that doing formal presentations was a weakness for her and she would need to turn into a strength if she ever wanted to be promoted into a leadership […]
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A longtime New York City psychotherapist Robert Akeret wrote a book called Tales From a Traveling Couch. In it, he describes a cartoon; In the first frame, a man is riding on his bicycle to his therapist’s appointment and there’s a monkey on the man’s back. It’s a representation of a problem or burden that […]
A caller to the Clark Howard Personal Finance radio show told of a habit she has: She puts a dollar in a box each night. And at the end of a year on her birthday she has $365 to spend on herself. Aside from that being completely charming, it’s also an example of how doing […]
I wanted to share with you a 15-minute exercise I do to prepare for the day in the morning. It’s not a physical exercise, it’s a mental or thought exercise and so you can do it while you’re doing other things, and that’s what I do. The first five minutes I spend thinking about all […]